Riverpoint Academy in Spokane has been working with ISB’s K-12 science education team to develop curriculum that falls under “STEM” – science, technology, engineering and math. Riverpoint describes itself as a STEM school that also teaches arts, humanities and entrepreneurship. Some educators and administrators from Riverpoint and the Mead School District, as well as other community leaders visited ISB on May 3 and 4 to participate in a workshop to…
By Dana Riley Black, Director of ISB’s Center for Inquiry Science Healthcare continues to be listed as a “high-demand” field, meaning there continue to be significant and projected employment opportunities in the field. A recent employment gap analysis by Washington State released on April 3 suggests a projected deficit of 472 healthcare jobs filled annually in the state (see: http://www.wtb.wa.gov/HighDemandFields.asp). As a result, many middle and high schools are turning…
Gordon Sun is an intern in Rob Moritz's lab. His mother, Sarah Li, is a research associate in the Moritz group. Gordon is a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search and Natasha Ryan from KING-TV is interviewed him. Congratulations to all! Watch the interview:
Our president, Lee Hood, has always been committed to K-12 science education. When heard that a group of elementary school children were coming to ISB to take a tour, he made sure to take the time to speak to them.
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