Schools move lessons to local museums for learning experiment
Children have been learning alongside ancient artefacts and innovative artwork as part of research to investigate the benefits of going to school in a museum. Three schools have moved classes into their local museums to test whether it will boost pupils’ learning and also attract a new audience of visitors to museums, as part of a project run by King’s College London.
Democracy Vouchers: How Seattle’s Campaign Finance Experiment is Transforming Local Politics
A look at how democracy vouchers work and what they could mean for the future of politics.
What kinds of local stories drive engagement? The results of an NPR Facebook experiment
Not every story has the same capacity to connect with an audience on social media. Enter the land of Topical Buzzers, Curiosity Stimulators, and Feel-Good Smilers.
Top HS students explore lab experiments
on July 8, 2015 6:02 PM window. More than 30 academically gifted high school students with an interest in medical sciences are taking part in a four-day conference at The Health Museum through this Friday. The conference provides an opportunity to explore the challenges and solutions facing modern day medicine with leading experts from the Texas Medical Center. Along with daily field trip sessions to MD…
Lab Experiment Tests What Triggers Massive Solar Eruptions
In a first-of-its-kind demonstration, scientists provide experimental support for a possible mechanism behind the formation of coronal mass ejections.
Valve's intriguing 'Steam Labs' experiments help you find new games to play in a sea of releases
Meet Steam Labs: Six-second trailers, an automated video of all the latest Steam releases, and machine learning are Valve's latest tools to combat the nonstop glut of new releases.
Lab experiments show how BG ethanol fuel system defender and drier protects engines
BG Products has this week shared the results of an experiment, highlighting the benefits of its BG213 ethanol fuel system defender and BG281 fuel system drier. A piece of steel wool was placed in two jars
Why some Pa. teachers are using lab experiments rather than textbooks to teach evolution
Pittsburgh teacher Edwina Kinchington said a common misconception among students was that evolution takes a very long time. In this experiment, students saw change in one week.
How interested are you in local news?
Do you care what the Commissioners are up to? Who got elected to the School Board? The latest community fundraiser? Or are you mostly interested in who got arrested or in a car wreck? And where do you get your local news? Somd.com? Baynet? SMNewsNet? The local papers? Do you like to...
THE MEMPHIS VILLAGE: How MAM & JLM are partnering to change the lives of kids in Memphis
Have you heard the proverb “It takes a village to raise a child?” I personally believe this proverb is blatant truth. The good news is there are hundreds (maybe thousands) who are living this missi…
Kitchen Community on pace for 100 Memphis school gardens
Grace Brownlee, a sophomore at Kennesaw State Univeristy near Atlanta, was pleasantly surprised that she didn't have to go over the basics of gardening for the students at Riverwood Elementary in Cordova on Tuesday morning.
What soft skills are Memphis employers seeking in the workforce?
Companies looking for workers in Memphis sometimes talk of their need for soft skills. But what does that mean, and how are training organizations meeting that need? (VIDEO).
Grizzlies slip in Orlando, 101-112
Get the full recap, highlights and photos from the Grizzlies game against the Magic.
HWH Seminar 12/10/27
**Doors open at 8am. Tickets include lunch** I've read When Helping Hurts—but what do I do next The paradigm-shifting book, When Helping Hurts, has caused many churches and ministry leaders to ask: What do we do next in our efforts to help people who are poor at home and abroad? How can we shift our efforts from dependency to empowerment? How can we get our entire ministry network on the same page? In response, the co-authors of the book—Dr. Brian Fikkert and Steve…
Calkins: Memphis loss to No. 10 UCF will hurt for a long time
They were in range, that’s what hurts. Or that’s one of a thousand things that hurt after a loss like that.
Calkins: For Memphis to beat No. 10 UCF, Brady White has to be great
20 Ways to Invest in Memphis This Week: September 14th
While we love sharing all the fun events going on in Memphis, we also want to highlight some important invest opportunities that exist. From fundraisers to volunteer opportunities, we’ve got several ways to invest in the 901 this week. Volunteers
How one Memphis student is elevating the conversation about school discipline
A student-organized poster campaign serves as a catalyst for discussions about the climate of White Station High School and disparities […]
Grind City Media's Michael Wallace and Chris Vernon discuss the most encouraging and discouraging aspects of the Grizzlies season so far and debate their quarter season NBA superlatives entering Tuesday's game against the Celtics.
Timberwolves 101, Grizzlies 94
By Michael Wallace Grind City Media MINNEAPOLIS – Marc Gasol insists concerns over his surgically-repaired right foot and bruised ankle in recent days were largely overblown. The Grizzlies’ franchise center attempted to take a significant step Wednesday toward proving as much. Initially listed as questionable with a bruised ankle sustained in Saturday’s overtime win in Houston, Gasol pushed forward and started in a 101-94 loss to Minnesota in the Grizzlies’ final preseason game.