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Send the Teacher in Your Life Back to School and Save $100

What happens when you put 150 teachers from around the world in the same room for three days with a team of instructors who are over-the-top excited about teaching science? Enthusiasm for making science fun spreads like a virus! If you are…

It's Science in the Rockies Professional Development Week in Denver

We are hosting about 150 teachers from the United States and across the world at the Denver West Sheraton Hotel for Science in the Rockies. They are in Denver this week to learn how to squeeze science into their classroom and integrate it into…
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Science in the Rockies Teacher Training Now Aligned to Next Gen and Common Core

As many of you know, the final version of the Next Generation Science Standards were just released in early April. Over the past few weeks, our team has been working feverishly to align Steve Spangler's hands-on science curriculum from Science…

Teacher Spotlight on Karen Puracan - A Science Teacher Who Gets It Home to the Dinner Table

Karen Puracan is a science teacher at Hale Academy in Ocala, Florida. The school is a small private school with grades PreK-12th. Mrs. Puracan teaches 8th grade integrated science, 6th and 7th grade life science, 8th through 10th grade physical…

Teachers Go Wild for Science - Summer Workshop Fuels Teacher Enthusiasm to Teach Science

Before we can get kids excited about science, we have to first start with getting teachers excited about teaching science. This year's participants at Science in the Rockies shared some of the their underlying reasons for focusing their effort…
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Rayovac Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week with Teachers Bring Science to Life Contest

The wonderful people at Rayovac recently approached us and asked for our help in celebrating Teacher Appreciation week (May 2 - 6). They are recognizing inspirational teachers by offering three all-expense paid trips to attend Science in the…
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President Obama... Please Let Me Help You Make Science Cool

President Barack Obama held a town hall meeting at Facebook headquarters on Wednesday... and his comment about making science cool caught my attention. “I’m frustrated by stories about how we can’t find enough engineers and computer programmers.…

Give an Unforgettable Gift to Your Favorite Teacher

It's truly a gift that an elementary or middle school teacher would never forget. Give the gift of a registration to our hands-on science workshop for teachers called Science in the Rockies this coming July 6-8, 2011 and save $100 off of the…
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Science in the Rockies - It's a Wrap

Our final day of activities began with a television appearance on the local Denver NBC affiliate. We also used a barbie doll to demonstrate an electricity loop and found iron in our cereal. We also enjoyed a demonstration by the always entertaining…
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Science in the Rockies Day 2

We are settling into our routine and getting to know the amazing teachers from across the country and world who have traveled to Denver to learn how to bring more science into their classrooms. Day 1 of Science in the Rockies was too fun. …