Learn about the television show “Firefly” and the social and personal issues it explores. Here’s how science fiction helps people better understand the world around them.
As a young engineer working in shipbuilding for the Department of Defense, learn how Monica Nichols relied heavily on her interdisciplinary education in science, technology, engineering, and math to solve both technical and business problems.
Scientific literacy is critical to understanding the difference between the scientific method and pseudoscience. Also hear why politics and the media often get mixed up with science.
When most people think of soil, they just think of dirt and don’t realize that improving soil health could help offset factors that cause climate change. Learn what changes need to happen to commercial agriculture practices.
Technology is driving unprecedented change. In this episode, learn some of factors that inhibit STEAM education and why it’s so important to prepare students for jobs that don’t currently exist.
Pursuing a career as a systems architect, with responsibilities for designing and developing highly functional systems, is often a winding path that requires a lifelong-learning mindset along with both confidence and humility.
Why is it so critical to keep people from falling for disinformation? Learn how to improve your information literacy, check reliability of sources, and read other points of view.
Our world is increasingly technologically driven, so it’s critical to equip youth with the knowledge, skills, and passion that results from STEM learning. In this episode, learn about SciFest and other STEM competitions that drive innovation and learning in students.