Sussex Academy biology teacher Jennifer Couch was recently awarded a grant from the Delaware BioScience Association.
The grant, in the amount of $847, will fund the purchase of materials needed for a microbial fuel cell project for her 10th-grade biology class.
The project is a six-step process that includes summer field work, a research paper, lab work, data analysis and a final notebook and presentation.
How can we help prepare young people fortheir future? Without a crystal ball, it’s hard to say exactly, but we can make a few educated guesses. One fact experts share is that more and more jobs will require either a college degree or professional certification. The rapid advancement of technology dictates that career-focused education is more critical now than ever before.
Help us recognize Career and Technical Education Month
VICTORIA C. GEHRT
It’s a Monday, and 672 seniors from the four New Castle County Vo-Tech High Schools – Delcastle, Hodgson, Howard, and St. Georges – are heading to work at offices, labs, healthcare centers, restaurants, construction sites, auto dealerships and hundreds of other businesses as paid, credentialed, highskilled employees.
DuPont, Girl Scouts drive young scientists
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After making globby lip gloss from Crisco and Kool-Aid, sixth-grader Jahzara Jones wasn’t ready to experiment on her mouth. "I’ll give it to my sister to see how it works," the Southbridge preteen admitted, grinning.
Lewes – Punkin Chunkin will be returning to Bridgeville, Delaware in 2017 on November 3rd, 4th & 5th with your support, according to Frank Payton, president of the World Championship Punkin Chunkin Association.
For over three decades, we have planted the seed of “Who can Chunk a Pumpkin the Furthest”, Payton said in a statement released on Saturday. “Each year a champion is crowned with nothing more than bragging rights that they are King and/or Queen of this unique World Championship event.”, he continued.
Dr. Dave Donohue of Progressive Health of Delaware spoke to the Bulldog Bites club about the benefits of a plant-based diet and how to incorporate simple ingredients to make a nutritious snack or meal. The club also made super food smoothies.
STEM teacher Dr. Jud Wagner received a Tribute Award from former Gov. Jack Markell for outstanding contributions and service to children.