Author Archives: Brad Fountain

Mythbusters STEM Activity

Mythbusters STEM Activity

Amber Muscarello and Anna Davila from Sartartia Middle School in Sugar Land, TX have developed a great project around the Mythbusters.  They will be presenting their project at the National Conference for the Teachers of Mathematics April 21-24 in San Diego, CA.  The project website is currently in the initial stages of development and should

NSTA Pre-Conference Event

If you are attending NSTA in Philadelphia, join the DEN for an enjoyable evening at City Tavern on Wednesday, March 18, 2010 from 5:30 – 8:00.  The evening will be a great chance to connect with other DEN Stars attending NSTA as well as learn about new features available within DE Science, new ways to


On Monday the DEN hosted a great TCEA pre-conference event attended by over 160 educators from across Texas.  For one of the sessions we focused on free tools that can be used to help promote STEM across the curriculum.  Including: Google Sketchup to work with basic shapes, construction, architectural designs, and measurement. Photostory 3 for

What an amazing event!!  SCIcon exceeded everyone’s expectations in turnout, community involvement, and enhancing science instruction. We had approximately 500 individuals attend virtually including attendees from Australia, Belgium, and Hungary.  An additional 350 educators participated in one of 16 DEN Leadership Council in-person events taking place across the country. Educators in attendance received a wealth

Michio Kaku Webinar

In case you missed it we archived the webinar featuring Michio Kaku, from Discovery Science Channel’s: Science of the Impossible and it available for your viewing pleasure below this post.  He was extremely engaging and students fed off his excitement and ability to relate to their interest.  This is the first of a series of

Dr. Michio Kaku: Physics of the Impossible (January 19, 2010)

Inspire your students! Register to hear Dr. Michio Kaku, host of Science Channel’s “Sci Fi Science: Physics of the Impossible”, theoretical physicist, best selling author and co-creator of string field theory, talk about the various science topics covered in his television show. “Physics of the Impossible” takes viewers to the frontiers of science with an

  What an amazing event!!  SCIcon exceeded everyone’s expectations in turnout, community involvement, and enhancing science instruction.  We are working finalizing all of the data and numbers and will let you know the statistics as soon as we have them finalized.  We (AKA Steve Dembo) are also working on converting the videos from the presentations

DEN SCIcon is tomorrow and I am sure you are excited I we all are for this groundbreaking event.  We have just been given some new resources to share with everyone and so we have modified the schedule to accommodate this great opportunity.  From 2:30 to 3:00 we will be sharing a newly announced resource