3 Science Experiments To Try Outdoors With Kids This SummerThe weather is warmer and that means kids are gearing up to get outside and release some pent-up winter energy. These three outdoor science experiments offer curious young scientists a messy, fun learning experience.
Children's Museum Of Southern Minnesota Opens In MankatoThe Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota has finally opened after a decade of planning and fundraising. The doors first opened Friday after construction began last year on the permanent $5 million home in Mankato.
At Augsburg, Bill Nye Talks How Science Can Save The WorldOn Saturday night, families in the Twin Cities shared their love of science with one of pop culture's most recognized scientists.
Wisconsin Gov. Walker 'Punts' On Question About EvolutionIt ought to be the friendliest of soil for White House hopefuls looking to pad the resume with a little foreign policy experience: a trip to the United Kingdom. So far, however, the trips to England have been anything but merry for several prospective GOP candidates.
Students Test Out Careers In Science, Math During STEM ExpoThousands of middle school students spent Wednesday with robots and rockets as part of the STEM Expo at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
Minnesotan To Meet: Music Scientist Roger DumasOur connection to music is a strong one. It can put you in a better mood or help you go to sleep. But one scientist is now making music by using brain waves.
ACT Testing To Be Given To All Minn. High School JuniorsA big change is coming to the way Minnesota’s high school seniors are measured for their proficiency in learning. That's because the 2013 state legislature decided to scrap the longtime requirement for GRAD testing to measure competency in key areas as a condition of graduation.
For The Love Of ScienceThe school year has begun, and Debra Palmer’s fifth-grade class is learning the usual subjects. There’s some math, some English – and of course, the kids will also design their own underwater robots.
At The Frontiers Of ScienceWorking with the smallest building blocks of the universe, Raytheon’s scientists are creating new substances and computing technology straight from the pages of science fiction.
STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational PriorityInnovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.
State Fair STEM Program’s Goal? Get The Family Interested In Science The opening day at the fair was also STEM day – a chance for fair-goers to experience the creativity and fun that science, technology, engineering and math have to offer.
Urban League Honoring Woman For Breaking Barriers, Becoming A ScientistThe Minneapolis Urban League is honoring a woman who broke through racial barriers and overcame gender bias to become a scientist, more than 50 years ago. Dr. Reatha Clark King is receiving the Trailblazer Award Thursday night, at the Urban League's annual gala.