Free Technology for Teachers: Beaker – Education Article

Beaker is an iOS and Android app that lets students virtually mix chemicals. In the app students can select chemicals to mix to see how they react to each other. The app also has a virtual match that students can light to see how chemicals react to heat. The most impressive feature of the app is called Air Mix. The Air Mix feature in Beaker lets students virtually pour chemicals from one Beaker to another. When you have two phones…

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Per a proclamation by the United Nations, today is… – Education Article

Per a proclamation by the United Nations, today is World Science Day for Peace & Development – an apropos time to highlight the fellowship of Emily Hart, chemistry teacher at KIPP NYC College Prep High School in the Bronx. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) celebrates this day in order “to underscore the role scientists play in broadening our understanding of the remarkable, fragile planet we call home and in making our societies more sustainable.” Similarly, the…

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Bridget Oei: Environmental Chemistry Student, Miss Connecticut, and First Runner-Up at Miss America – Education Article

Science Cheerleader Theresa has worked hard for her many achievements, including cheering on the Patriots in the Superbowl and pursuing her PhD at Harvard. Now, Theresa wants to show you that that work ethic runs in the family! Read on below for Theresa’s interview with her science-minded sister, Bridget! Bridget Oei was the first runner-up at this year’s Miss America competition. As Miss Connecticut 2018, she promotes her platform – Women in STEM: Inspiring the Next Generation of Innovators. She enjoys…

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