Guest Blog Series: The Physics of Sailing by Michael Domican

I met Michael during the 2016/17 holiday season – he is a sailing instructor based in the British Virgin Islands (website) and was also part of the crew in the 1983 America’s Cup! Over the few days we had together, Michael noted that many airline pilots take up sailing and speak about the similarities between flying … Continue reading Guest Blog Series: The Physics of Sailing by Michael Domican

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Science Fair Season is here …

Well, it is that time again – kids come home clutching their science fair sheet with instructions and deadlines! Whilst many fear this time of year, I suggest you welcome it with open arms. It is a wonderful opportunity to work with your kid (niece, nephew, granddaughter, grandson, …) on a project, see how they … Continue reading Science Fair Season is here …

EXOLAB: PLANT GROWTH ON INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION

  https://weteachscience.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/ExoLab.jpg     Earlier this year I met Tony So who co-founded magnitude.io which is committed to 21st Century STEM* education, assisting the next generation of scientists and engineers with project-based learning experiences. Their latest project is incredible – they will be launching a plant biology experiment into space in late January 2017 on a SpaceX … Continue reading EXOLAB: PLANT GROWTH ON INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION