Jefferson County public school students are being encouraged to apply for college this week. Some schools are getting help from a federal grant; others are holding pep rallies and workshops. But many schools have already begun to promote college readiness. Senior Charles Morton said he remembers Shawnee High School just a few years before. “It […]
The Challenger Learning Center is intended to make science and math education more interesting by showing how the subjects are used in space exploration. Challenger astronaut Norman Thagard directed a learning center in Florida. He says the goal is not to inspire students to be astronauts, but to make them interested in science.
The experiment tests how the Lactobacillus bacteria grow in low gravity. It will help determine whether astronauts need to change their diet to stay healthy in space.