We hear a lot about the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) to our global economy. We are told that STEM is where the jobs are now and where job growth will be in the future. Chmura Economics & Analytics estimates STEM jobs to grow 18% in Virginia by 2024—nearly double the growth for non-STEM fields. This is why it is important to inspire middle and high school students to pursue Hot STEM careers.
Space, the final frontier…if you can get there that is. In 2011 The United States decommissioned the space shuttle program. So, how can we take our astronauts and scientists off Earth to continue research work?
From cereal to tea to even some wintertime adult beverages, honey is a very popular condiment. The taste of honey can cure a sweet tooth and sometimes even help an aching throat, but can honey have medical applications? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to find out.