Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

We’ve posted a few ideas for Halloween activities here at The Science Muse but we want to hear your stories. Did you make fake blood? Did you play a review game for candy or try out a fun experiment? Or did you just wear a crazy outfit that got a few laughs? Post any fun activities...
Fake Blood – Teacher Tip

Fake Blood – Teacher Tip

We can’t think of a better activity for Halloween than to make a horror movie staple – fake blood. This tip comes from Susan A. Bender of Jim Hill High School in Jackson, Miss. “Forensics teachers take note. Here’s how to make realistic artificial blood for blood...
Mitosis Mystery – Teacher Tip

Mitosis Mystery – Teacher Tip

Gordon Hall of Excellence Boys Charter School in Brooklyn, N.Y. gave us this tip for teaching mitosis. The mystery twist is great for Halloween! “When I teach mitosis, I also give students a mystery scenario to solve. In the scenario, a chromosome was stolen from an experimental...
Why Science?

Why Science?

Each day, you could make a difference in your students’ lives that could set off a chain reaction eventually changing society as a whole. Four out of five science, technology, engineering and math students decide to study STEM in high school or earlier, and you could be the catalyst for...
Meet LkCa 15, Alien Planet

Meet LkCa 15, Alien Planet

Astronomers are watching the miracle of life – hundreds of light years away. A new planet is being born from dust and gas circling a 2-million-year-old star about 450 light years from Earth. Cool, huh? We think so, and we’re willing to bet that your students will too. According to...