USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog

Archives for April, 2010

Come and meet Science Composer David Haines: Wednesday April 21st any time from 4.30 to 6pm at the Koshlan Science Museum, National Academy of Sciences, corner of 6th and E NW, across from the Verizon Centre. If you are a teacher at any level of the education system, a choral director, a member of any…

Why is Science Cool?

Why IS Science Cool? Have you ever pondered that question? Ever want to tell the world why you think that Science is Cool? I think science is COOL because through science I can find the answer to my hundreds of questions of why? Why is the sky blue but sunsets have colors? Why don’t birds…

A shout out to Bora over at A Blog Around the Clock for re-posting the press release on the Rubik’s Cube Tournament announcing that Professor Erno Rubik will be presenting the awards to the winners! From A Blog Around the Clock: Rubik’s Cube Tournament – Winners Meet Professor Erno Rubik Category: Science Education Posted on:…

There is still lots of time to enter your team into the You CAN do the Rubik’s cube competition and start practicing for the USA Science and Engineering Festival’s competition this fall. Check out the video below about a recent You CAN do the Rubik’s cube competition at the San Diego Science Festival. Pretty amazing…

Shout out to Community Matters DC who posted about what’s going to happen at the USA Science and Engineering Festival in the Fall. USA Science & Engineering Festival Festival Dates: 10/10/10 – 10/24/10 Expo on the National Mall: October 23 & 24, 2010 http://www.usasciencefestival.org/ The Inaugural USA Science & Engineering Festival will be the country’s…

Does Science Need a Jingle?

A few months ago, I told a well-connected colleague about the USA Science & Engineering Festival. He asked me how he could help and I suggested he help us spread the word. Well, he enthusiastically sent out a blast and I was copied on his email to about forty scientists. One of the recipients responded…

TODAY is the last day to vote for Spirit of Innovation Awards! Have you voted yet? Check out www.conradawards.org for more information on all of the teams, their products, and to submit your vote! For the past week and a half I have posted different videos from the different divisions. The three divisions are Aerospace,…

Lunch with a Laureate

I am among those who think that science has great beauty. A scientist in his laboratory is not only a technician: he is also a child placed before natural phenomena which impress him like a fairy tale.~Marie Curie Unfortunately sometimes in communicating the excitement of science to those that are not in science fields we…

Only TWO Days left to vote for the Spirit of Innovation Awards! Have you voted yet? Check out www.conradawards.org for more information on all of the teams, their products, and to submit your vote! For the past week and a half I have posted different videos from the different divisions. The three divisions are Aerospace,…

Science for Citizens

We are very pleased to announce our partnership with Science for Citizens, a brand new website co-founded by Darlene Cavalier (who blogs as the Science Cheerleader) and Michael Gold (a former science editor and writer). This site aggregates citizen science projects (also known as amateur science projects or participatory research) and enlists volunteers to get…