science education

The physics of ketchup

Ainissa Ramirez is a scientist, author, and self-proclaimed science evangelist. She’s calling for big changes in science education, and as the creator of a science podcast series called “science underground.” She discusses one of her latest podcast episodes called “helping ketchup hurry up.”

SciTech Now Episode 246

Part two of Science Friday’s Imaginary Companions series links imagination to creative problem solving; can learning about scientists’ struggles increase student interest in science?; using simple and innovative technologies, disabled scientists work to improve the wheelchair; physicist Robert Davies and the Fry Street Quartet use a multi-sensory approach to educating people about climate change.