Freebie Friday: Free Max and Ruby Science App

Before I had my son, I never thought I would be a fan of using apps, video, or computer games as learning tools. I just thought electronic games were just passive forms of entertainment that really couldn’t teach my child the way I would. My opinion changed, however, when I started reading more about the […]

Wendy, please don’t cry over a snapshot of Madonna’s life

Credit: Horia Varlan Madonna is in hot water again and this time the star is under fire for using the “n” word in a tweet to her son. Interestingly, was Madonna’s close relationship with her son Rocco, the subject of the tweet, that made talk show host, Wendy Williams break down crying on her show […]

Freebie Friday: GlaxoSmithKline’s “Science in the Summer” program

Credit: Lab Science Career I came across another science summer program, and of course, it’s free! GlaxoSmithKline, a multinational health care and pharmaceutical company, sponsors a science summer program in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Washington, DC, Baltimore, and North Carolina. The program, which is hosted at various organizations including the Boys and Girls club and local libraries, […]

Black diabetic kids aren’t getting needed eye exams. Is medical racism to blame?

Credit: KzAkabueze – ONEin12 I was searching for a picture of a black child with glasses for a blog post and came across this startling article, “Black Kids With Diabetes Less Likely to Get Eye Exams“. Juvenile or Type 1 diabetes occurs when the body does not make enough insulin. The side effects of not […]