National STEM / STEAM Day is November 8th!

November 8th is National STEM/STEAM Day and it’s never been more important! This unofficial national day celebrates the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics and encourages taking an interdisciplinary approach and introducing these fields to children beginning at…

Heartfelt Science for Valentine’s Day

Do you look for ways to involve the holidays in your classroom activities?  Valentine’s Day is coming up, and we have a few ideas on how you can add a little holiday flair to your lesson plans!  Most of these…

Biotech Basics: Accuracy and Precision in Measurements (and a #SciArt Project!)

  What is the difference between accuracy and precision? Accuracy describes how close a measurement is to the true value of a given quantity.  Precision describes the reproducibility of the measurement. Accordingly, measurements can be categorized as follows: Neither accurate…