High School Students Monitoring Earthquakes with NASA

A new project called the Global Earthquake Forecasting System has high school students monitoring earthquakes with NASA. In Kitchikan, Alaska, students in the Tribal Scholars Program began the cutting edge research recently to identify early earthquake signals....

Taking Agricultural Classes to the Next Level

Some high school juniors are taking agricultural classes to the next level, by writing research papers that they will attempt to have published in professional journals. Three teens made a presentation earlier this month to the Maryland Grain producers about an...

Focus Groups Instead of Study Hall

Some schools are considering implementing focus groups instead of study hall. The focus groups allow students who are testing poorly or failing classes to be in a classroom for up to a half hour of extra teaching each day in the specific subject.  Some educators feel...

Mobile Classroom in a BioBus

A “hippie bus” is the home of a mobile classroom in aBioBus, as the 1974 Volkswagen van is known to more than 25,000 elementary, middle and high school students. The mobile lab houses state of the art microscopes, which students have used to observe...