Explore our tips, ideas, applications and anecdotes to get inspiration for your next lab activity or experiment!

Explore GIS Day with ArcGIS Mapping and SPARKvue
Biology • Earth Science • Environmental Science

Explore GIS Day with ArcGIS Mapping and SPARKvue

November 18, 2020 is international GIS Day! There are tons of freely accessible GIS Day resources, many of which are designed to teach students about GIS technology and its role in their everyday lives.

Celebrate Mole Day with Chemistry Demos!
Chemistry

Celebrate Mole Day with Chemistry Demos!

October 23rd is Mole Day! Celebrated annually from 6:02 am to 6:02 pm by chemistry educators, students and enthusiasts around the globe, Mole Day commemorates Avogadro’s Number. Every chemistry educator has had students ask, “What is a mole?

Physics Education Publishes Rave Review of the Wireless Smart Gate
Physics

Physics Education Publishes Rave Review of the Wireless Smart Gate

PASCO’s Wireless Smart Gate recently received a rave review by John Kinchin in the September issue of Physics Education.

PASCO Heads Outdoors with Headwaters Science Institute
Biology • Chemistry • Earth Science • Environmental Science

PASCO Heads Outdoors with Headwaters Science Institute

Headwaters works with students throughout California and Nevada, providing science camps, research programs, and even bringing them to field sites near their school.

Block Based Coding
All Subjects

Block Based Coding

Introducing students to coding at an early age can have a lasting effect on their aptitude for computer science. Beginning around eight years old, or as soon as they are literate, young learners can begin using block coding.

We Have Lift-Off! Dan Burns Brings Space Exploration to the Scouts
All Subjects

We Have Lift-Off! Dan Burns Brings Space Exploration to the Scouts

I have been an adult volunteer for the Boy Scouts of America since 2007. After my son earned the Eagle Scout rank and aged out of Scouting, I stayed involved to teach the Space Exploration merit badge class.

Scout Me In! Progressing STEM In Scouting with Caroline Gochoco-Tsuyuki
All Subjects

Scout Me In! Progressing STEM In Scouting with Caroline Gochoco-Tsuyuki

I became involved with Scouting in 2014, when my son joined a local troop in Lafayette. It was easy to reason that I was there as his chauffeur, but really I was thinking, “Why should he have all the fun?”

PASCO Wins Three "Best of Show" Awards from NSTA and Catapult-X
Chemistry • Environmental Science • Physics

PASCO Wins Three "Best of Show" Awards from NSTA and Catapult-X

More than two thousand science and STEM educators participated in the first Science Educators' Best of Show™ Awards by casting their votes for products that they felt impacted science learning.