By Ted Beyer
Though they are buzzwords, STEM and STEAM have a real purpose. We all want to get this cross-discipline learning into our classrooms as soon as possible. Yet we often run into a trade off between the desire for MORE and the reality of budgets.
by Will Wharton
At Backyard Brains, our goal is to make advanced science simple! We develop low-cost versions of high-tech devices to make entry-level neuroscience and human physiology experiments available to everyone.
New to Educational Innovations is Backyard Brains’ Heart and Brain SpikerBox. This simple device makes it easy for teachers and students to record electrical signals from your heart, brain, and eyes—making previously “advanced” science experiments much more accessible for all. Read the rest of this entry »
By: Will Wharton, Backyard Brains
Looking to impress your grant providers with DIY neuroscience? With Backyard Brains kits, it’s easy!
Recently, biology teachers at Okemos High School (Ann Arbor, Michigan) requested and received grant funding to introduce several Human-Human-Interfaces into their classrooms. The results left their students stunned…