Freeman Hrabowski: 4 pillars of college success in science

Translator: Timothy Covell Reviewer: Morton Bast So I’ll be talking about the success of my campus, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, UMBC, in educating students of all types, across the arts and humanities and the science and engineering areas. What makes our story especially important is that we have learned so much from a…

MINES Minute: Vanguard Scholars Program

(positive music) – The Vanguard Scholars Program is a group of women from one class, and we all are unique, but we all have a commonality that we’re strong, independent young women. – We’re all leaders in our fields here at Mines. We’re all very academically driven, and we want to do our best to…

AntWorks Illuminated Ant Farm Gel

AntWorks provides you with a revolutionary way to observe the astute architectural brilliance of nature’s beloved ants. This six and a half inch by six inch space-age habitat is based on technology used by NASA. The translucent gel not only allows you to watch the ants create their network of tunnels, but also provides the…

What is the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

According to some experts, were at the beginning of a fourth Industrial revolution, and it’s one that’ll make those that came before it look like mere dress rehearsals for the main event. But what is it and why should you care? Sometimes, it seems that human history has been one big, continuous, technological roller coaster…

Fire Ants vs. Giant Spiders

I noticed the next morning, the fire ants had been busy cutting out their own path of resistance. The fluon barriers I had placed to ensure the ants remained secure inside the Selva de Fuego had weak spots. Over night, the ants had figured out that the corners were easier to cling on to despite…

Imperial College London: Where It All Begins

We live in a world that is constantly asking questions To understand our complex planet, we need people and organizations dedicated to solving global challenges. At Imperial College London, the next generation of problem solvers are engineering sustainable solutions to climate change. This technology is transforming the way we interact with our environment. We’re improving…

Practical classroom management

“Practical Classroom Management: Class-wide and Individual Strategies” Consider the following two scenarios: The first is Ella, a 4th grade student who has been having behavior problems in class – she is frequently leaving her seat, which on occasion escalates into talking to or bothering other students. She shows non-compliance and occasional disobedience when asked to…