Joel Achenbach

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Science and Math With an ‘Edge’ — Learning Is Best When It’s Messy and Unpredictable

By Larry Bock Founder and organizer, USA Science & Engineering Festival The world runs on science and math, but let’s face it, to get this across effectively to young students we sometimes have to get a little, well… messy. No one knows this better than math and science author Sean Connolly who’s gained a reputation…

Earth Day 2012 Finds Kids Ready to Do Their Part, Says Author Seymour Simon

By Larry Bock Founder and Organizer, USA Science & Engineering Festival Planet Earth — that fragile blue marble in space that we call home — deserves better from all of us, I think we would agree. And for good reason. With such issues as energy, pollution, conservation and sustainability, and climate becoming rising worldwide concerns,…