The Francis Malcolm Institute has been a landmark in Aroostook County for over 30 years, but now is facing some financial trouble. The institute needs to raise $30,000 by January 1st to keep it’s doors open for another year. Planetarium and Astronomy Director Larry Berz explained the importance of the Institute. “The Francis Malcolm Institute, […]
For University of Maine-Presque Isle student Leah Rodriguez, science is not a quiet study, but rather a roaring road to discovery. The Washburn elementary and middle school students she teaches as part of an after school program share this sentiment. “The more they get loud and crazy, the better we know we’re doing,” said Rodriguez. […]
GARDINER, Maine (AP) – Four Maine teachers are finalists for a national award for excellence in science and mathematics teaching. Maine Department of Education Chief Academic Officer Rachelle Tom on Friday announced the state’s finalists for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The finalists are seventh-and-eighth grade science teacher Robin Kennedy […]
Some students of the Micmac Boys and Girls club got an inside look at the college experience and also the field of science. Shawn Cunningham reports on an innovative BRAINCHILD program.