Students of the NASA-funded afterschool NOVAS program in collaboration with Hi-Impact Consultancy in the UK recently launched a Labdisc with a high altitude weather balloon to the edge of space. The students' mission was to take pictures of Earth from space.
The SAILS (Strategies for Assessing Inquiry Learning in Science) project is an international initiative aimed at developing new methods for assessing the skills of students engaged in inquiry based science activities. The project is has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Program for research technological development and demonstration.
Governor Carlos Lozano of Aguascalientes, Mexico has introduced the Progreso Para Todos project, revitalizing the state with new industries, jobs and together with the Minister of Education Fernando Macias, a strong focus on 21st century science learning.
We speak to Benjamin Kaufman, President of Arquimed Ltda. on his experience as one of the first Labdisc implementers.
This summer the Labdisc was launched across Asia, meeting with rave reviews and press interest from capital to capital throughout the continent.
Mr. Dovi Bruker met the new Asian distributors and local educators for the first time in a whirl-wind tour of the area. His very tight schedule was packed with workshops, as well as television and press interviews.