Back in July, I had the opportunity to be interviewed on an Irish talk radio program to talk about science, things that explode and the Mentos reaction. During the interview, I mentioned that I had the wonderful opportunity to speak at the ISTA (Irish Science Teachers Association) were I first showed the Mentos reaction in 1999. Several months later, I got [...]
It's great to see the Kids' Science Challenge in full swing after the team at Pulse of the Planet put so much time and effort into making this a quality experience for kids and teachers. We first got involved in the planning stages of the project when Jim Metzner, Executive Producer of Pulse of the Planet, contacted me to discuss the [...]
Laughing is good for us. Those little neurons open up and our bodies react in positive ways. There are even people who study the science of laughter.
Magician, comedian and motivational speaker Brad Montgomery says that no matter what our job is, we could all do with an injection of humor in our day-to-day activities. This applies particularly to teachers - one [...]