Did you know that only 11% of children ages 2-5 can tie their own shoes, but 22% can use a smart phone app? And that by age 2, more than 90% of American children have an online history? Did you know that 40% of iPhone users would give up their toothbrush for a week before giving up their phone?
Speaking from the student perspective, two Richmond area high school juniors have called on Virginia lawmakers to expand opportunities for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) initiatives in underserved communities.
Rock concerts, loud parties or just the natural process of aging all have a huge impact on our ability to hear. Once the damage is done, it's too late...or is it? Can we fix our hearing? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to find out.
What do you get when you bring together middle school students and mentors, send them on outdoor adventures and explorations of future careers and then challenge them to build something? You get an incredibly fun summer that includes learning while building important career readiness skills.
Remote controllers, cars, laptops, and smoke detectors are just some of the many things in our lives that rely on batteries to function. In the past few decades battery technology has made leaps and bounds, but people still complain about how long their devices can hold a charge. So, how can we make batteries better? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to learn more.