DEN Trend Report: 2/17/15

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Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education?!? Here’s a recap of this week’s news. *If you read this feed, all you’ll owe is a comment below. Let us know what captured your eye and why!         How Inquiry Can Enable Students to Become Modern Day de Tocquevilles (Mind/Shift) By Katrina […]

Fun Fact Friday: Chipotle Peppers

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Did you know that chipotle peppers don’t grow on trees, or bushes, or anywhere? It’s true! Chipotle peppers have their dark color and smoky flavor for a very good reason. They’re actually smoked and overripe jalapeño peppers! While the plump and green peppers are picked early, the “runts” of the jalapeño litter are left behind, […]

Livestream Announcement: Meet Sahil, America’s Top Young Scientist

Meet Sahil, America’s Top Young Scientist February 24 at 1:00PM – 2:00PM EST Live from Pittsburgh, PA Meet Sahil Doshi, America’s 2014 Top Young Scientist. Inspired by the global energy crisis, Sahil developed an innovative new battery design called PolluCell and submitted his innovative idea to the 2014 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge. Chosen […]

DEN Trend Report: 2/11/15

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    Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education?!? Here’s a recap of this week’s news. *If you read this feed, all you’ll owe is a comment below. Let us know what captured your eye and why!     How Elementary School Teachers’ Biases Can Discourage Girls from Math and Science  (New York […]

Calendar of Cool: First Department of Space Medicine Established

On this day in, 1949 the first Department of Space Medicine was established. This day in 1949 the United States Air Force School of Aviation Medicine at Randolph Field, Texas established the first Department of Space Medicine, and Dr. Hubertus Strughold became its first professor. Strughold had already been the director of aeromedical research for […]