Tag: science

NAU professors investigate potential cultural barriers to Indigenous peoples’ success in STEM fields

| November 30, 2018
NAU professors investigate potential cultural barriers to Indigenous peoples’ success in STEM fields

Indigenous people have the lowest rate of university enrollment and graduation rates of any group in the United States—and in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, they represent only 0.5 percent of students nationwide. …

Jani Ingram, a professor of chemistry and biochemistry at Northern Arizona University who has worked extensively within Indigenous communities and with STEM teachers, students and professionals at all levels, believes culturally embedded ethical issues may pose a significant barrier to the success of Indigenous people in STEM fields.

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Taurids And Leonids Meteor Showers

| November 11, 2018
Taurids And Leonids Meteor Showers

Join Lowell Observatory To View The Meteor Showers. Come and talk to one of Lowell Observatory’s educators under the night sky (weather permitting) about the meteor shower from 7 – 10pm! Get viewing tips about the best way to view the Taurids and Leonids Meteor Shower and learn the science behind it.

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Taurids And Leonids Meteor Showers

| November 4, 2018
Taurids And Leonids Meteor Showers

Join Lowell Observatory To View The Meteor Showers. Come and talk to one of Lowell Observatory’s educators under the night sky (weather permitting) about the meteor shower from 7 – 10pm! Get viewing tips about the best way to view the Taurids and Leonids Meteor Shower and learn the science behind it.

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Festival of Science: Science in the Park

| September 16, 2018
Festival of Science: Science in the Park

Kick off the 2018 Festival of Science with Flagstaff Festival of Science during the Science in the Park event at Wheeler Park! Check out the fun open space activities in addition to many awesome STEM activities with various organizations in the community.

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LOCKs Preschool Astronomy

| September 16, 2017
LOCKs Preschool Astronomy

Science is not just for adults!

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Kids Squared

| August 6, 2017
Kids Squared

Kids Squared is a free, fun and educational program for children ranging from 2-12. Our events will take place every Wednesday from 10-11am from June 7 through August 9. Some programs will be more appropriate for younger children and some for older, so please read the event description to decide if the event will be right for your child. All events are weather dependent.

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Kids Squared

| July 29, 2017
Kids Squared

Kids Squared is a free, fun and educational program for children ranging from 2-12. Our events will take place every Wednesday from 10-11am from June 7 through August 9. Some programs will be more appropriate for younger children and some for older, so please read the event description to decide if the event will be right for your child. All events are weather dependent.

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Kids Squared

| July 22, 2017
Kids Squared

Kids Squared is a free, fun and educational program for children ranging from 2-12. Our events will take place every Wednesday from 10-11am from June 7 through August 9. Some programs will be more appropriate for younger children and some for older, so please read the event description to decide if the event will be right for your child. All events are weather dependent.

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Kids Squared

| July 8, 2017
Kids Squared

Kids Squared is a free, fun and educational program for children ranging from 2-12. Our events will take place every Wednesday from 10-11am from June 7 through August 9. Some programs will be more appropriate for younger children and some for older, so please read the event description to decide if the event will be right for your child. All events are weather dependent.

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Kids Squared

| July 1, 2017
Kids Squared

Kids Squared is a free, fun and educational program for children ranging from 2-12. Our events will take place every Wednesday from 10-11am from June 7 through August 9. Some programs will be more appropriate for younger children and some for older, so please read the event description to decide if the event will be right for your child. All events are weather dependent.

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