The lack of women in STEM means we are lacking the perspectives of half the world's population. This initiative from Girl Scouts shows these young ladies, the world really needs their input to create a better tomorrow. We are elated about the new badges and skills tomorrow's leaders will learn! #WomeninStem #InnovateFl #STEM #SSEF
Are you ready for #Eclipse2017? Make sure to be safe while viewing!
NASA has a great site devoted to Solar Eclipse safety which can be accessed at eclipse2017.nasa.gov/safety. The page also contains a number of links with interactive maps, live streaming and other useful tools for instruction.
The day of the eclipse is a great learning opportunity for students and adults, but many may be unaware of the dangers. Even looking directly at a small part of the eclipse is too dangerous, as the normal squint response will not occur and the eye will be exposed to dangerous amounts of UV light. The cornea will focus the light and actually scorch the retina. The most concerning part to me is the fact that there is no pain involved with retinal damage. By the time the damage is done it is too late. So being focused on making administrators, teachers and students aware is crucial.
Total Solar Eclipse 2017 - On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe inspiring sights - a total solar eclipse. This path, where the moon will completely cover the sun and the sun's te...