RESET Volunteer Wayne Sukow’s Minerals Experiment

RESET Volunteer Wayne Sukow’s Minerals Experiment

Hi RESET’ers: If you’re interested in working with students on the experiment Wayne describes (below)let me know (johnmeagher@cox.net). I have some mineral sets in the RESET supply stock. John Hi John, This is just a brief note to bring you up to date on my 2010 RESET classroom activities. This afternoon I finished the fourth…

RESET Volunteer Marty Stein ‘s Waterborne Disease Session

RESET Volunteer Marty Stein ‘s Waterborne Disease Session

From RESET Volunteer Marty Stein: Washington Latin is doing what they call water world.  I plan to discuss the dangers of unclean water, a major problem, and some of the diseases that are transmitted in contaminated water.  I ordered a complete distillation kit for Carolina Biological.  They have  assembled everything I will need and it is very sexy and…

Local DC STEM Advocate Elected to National Board

Local DC STEM Advocate Elected to National Board

RESET’s November 2010 newsletter included a quote from Mary Lord, DC Ward 2 State Board of Education member, a long-time STEM education advocate.  This week Ms. Lord was  elected to the Board of the National Association of State Boards of Education (see press release below).  A step forward for science and math education. Press release below…  …

RESET at the USA Science and Engineering Festival

RESET at the USA Science and Engineering Festival

RESET was one of over 500 organizations that participated in the USA Science and Engineering Festival on the National Mall this past weekend (10/23-10/24/10).   Hundreds of children visited the ReSET booth to try science experiments, as did many former-children. A number of the scientists and engineers who visited expressed interest in learning more about…

RESET Volunteer Ji Chen’s Thoughts

RESET Volunteer Ji Chen’s Thoughts

From RESET Volunteer Ji Chen: The hands-on experience can bring great promise to students in early science education. As a robot inspector for FIRST regional competition in Philadelphia, I was astonished by the hands-on skills teenage participants demonstrated during the competition.  They knew how to use tools and software properly, and how to solve problems on…