Monthly Archives: January 2016

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3 Tips for Teaching Science with Active Learning

By | January 18th, 2016|Childhood Education, Uncategorized|

According to a study from the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology[1], 60 percent of students in the United States who enroll in a STEM field at the college level switch to a non-STEM field or drop out. It is more important than ever to ensure kids are interested in learning and sticking [...]

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Living Science Engineering Students Attend Georgia Tech Capstone Design Expo

By | January 14th, 2016|Engineering|

In December, Living Science’s Engineering Essentials class attended Georgia Tech’s Capstone Design Expo to observe Georgia Tech students share their design class inventions and hear the inventors pitch their products. Capstone Design is a cumulative course offered in several disciplines, challenging students to invent and build a product with real world applications in the form [...]

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Childhood Education: Early STEM Learning

By | January 4th, 2016|Childhood Education|

With the right guidance, children are capable of much more than we give them credit for. Picture a first-grade classroom; maybe even go back to you were in first grade. Amidst all the excitement, your teacher gives you several hands-on activities on the topic you’ve been studying for the past week. After the teacher passes [...]

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