10 Things We Learned This Week!

What did you learn this week? Let us know in the comments or at education@ngs.org. This week, we learned … … under Hawaii’s starry skies, there is a fight over sacred ground. So, we know what’s going on on top of Mauna Kea. What’s going on below? Where else are indigenous groups protesting for greater sovereignty?   … humans can only live about 115 years. … Continue reading 10 Things We Learned This Week!

Google Science Fair Winners

SCIENCE Think about what you love, what you’re good at, and what you really want to change. Think about entering Google Science Fair 2015. But first, think about how these young scientists are changing the world, from world hunger to environmental clean-ups. (Google Science Fair) Use our resources to see where science can take your career. And the winners are . . . Natural Bacteria … Continue reading Google Science Fair Winners

Vampire Therapy?

HEALTH A trio of scientific papers show that infusing elderly mice with the blood of young mice can reverse many of the mental and physical impairments of growing old. (National Geographic News) A certain Transylvanian count has known about this for more than 100 years . . . Discussion Ideas Read through the terrific Nat Geo News article, and then look at our “Scientific Method” chart … Continue reading Vampire Therapy?