Latest Lawrence Hall of Science Stories

2013-06-06 23:28:44

Inquiry-Based Science Program Recognized in the Whole Curriculum Category Greenville, Wis. (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 School Specialty´s science division, Delta Education, announced today its Full Option Science System® (FOSS) is the winner of a Distinguished Achievement Award from the Association of Education Publishers (AEP) in the Whole Curriculum Category, Science. The AEP Awards honor excellence and innovation in the educational resource community and spotlight the best resources...

2013-05-17 23:03:02

Inquiry-based science program passes rigorous evaluation in whole curriculum category. Greenville, WI (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 School Specialty´s science division, Delta Education, announced today its Full Option Science System® (FOSS) is a finalist for the 2013 Association of Education Publishers (AEP) Distinguished Achievement Awards. FOSS is the leading inquiry-based science program in America. Developed at the Lawrence Hall of Science at the University of California, Berkeley, and...

2013-03-05 23:03:22

Inquiry-Based Science Program Selected from Record Number of Nominations NASHUA, NH (PRWEB) March 05, 2013 Full Option Science System (FOSS) Third Edition from School Specialty's Delta Education is a winner in the "District Administration" Readers´ Choice Top 100 Product Awards. With a record number of high-quality nominations, the winners were selected by the editors of "District Administration" based upon the quality of the descriptions submitted by K-12 district-level school...

2010-01-25 15:45:10

What would life be like without the laser? No DVDs, no precision laser surgery, no high-speed optical communication, no laser light shows over the pyramids at Giza. We have a lot for which to thank Charles Townes, UC Berkeley professor emeritus of physics and 1964 Nobel Laureate in physics. Fifty years ago, the first working laser was built to Townes's specifications, launching the fields of quantum electronics and photonics. In appreciation of the laser, and of Townes' role in stimulating...

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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'