Tag Archives: Science

  1. Chemical industry bucket assembly gives science teachers products and STEM careers to share with students

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    July 17, 2017 by HCDE-Texas

    Chemical industry leaders show off products being manufactured at area plants to teachers through a bucket assembly at Harris County …
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  2. HCDE Ecobot Challenge Inspires Next Generation of Female Engineers

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    May 11, 2017 by HCDE-Texas

    Each year, more than 1,000 Harris County students participate in the HCDE All-Earth Ecobot Challenge to show off their STEM …
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  3. Summer STEM programs keep young brains blooming

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    March 27, 2017 by HCDE-Texas

      Summer STEM programs offer countless benefits for students who want to keep their minds engaged during time off from …
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  4. Scientific Method: Why teachers need to stop teaching it

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    August 15, 2016 by HCDE-Texas

    Scientific Method: Why teachers need to stop teaching it

    It’s back-to-school time, and teachers are busy attending professional development.  In addition to learning new teaching and learning strategies, science …
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  5. Good Teaching: It means really knowing the wrong answers too

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    May 2, 2016 by HCDE-Texas

    Good Teaching: It means really knowing the wrong answers too

    According to the American Association for the Advancement of Science Project 2061, 37 percent of high school students believe that …
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  6. Art and Science: Let’s do real integration of ideas

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    March 21, 2016 by HCDE-Texas

    Art and Science: Let’s do real integration of ideas

    Study the science of art and study the art of science. Through his urging, Leonardo da Vinci encourages us to …
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  7. Kids Count: Let them be citizen scientists

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    February 29, 2016 by HCDE-Texas

    Participating in citizen science projects is a wonderful way for students to see real-world science in action. There are hundreds …
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  8. Raising the Bar on Science Literacy: What do you know?

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    November 16, 2015 by HCDE-Texas

    Raising the Bar on Science Literacy: What do you know?

    Americans seem to have a dim view on science education, according to a 2015 report from the Pew Research Center. …
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  9. Free is good: Attend STEM Education Day in Houston May 8

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    April 27, 2015 by HCDE-Texas

    Free is good: Attend STEM Education Day in Houston May 8

    When the word “free” is associated with professional development, we listen.  STEM Education Day is a daylong, free, professional development …
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  10. Rethinking the science fair

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    February 23, 2015 by HCDE-Texas

    Rethinking the Science Fair

    How much do students really learn about science from a science fair? A typical student begins with an internet search. …
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