NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
Showing all 5 results Save | Export
Beasley, Shannon – NCSSSMST Journal, 2010
As the author began her teaching career at Central Virginia Governor's School for Science and Technology (CVGS), it became apparent that many of her students were interested in doing research projects in astronomy and the number seemed to increase every year. At first she did not think that she had the tools to do a good job accommodating these…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Astronomy, Teacher Collaboration, Partnerships in Education
Asai, Elizabeth; Cao, Sharon – NCSSSMST Journal, 2009
The purpose of this investigation was to determine if three Western species of the Panax, Lycium, and Astragalus genera had antibacterial and/or antioxidant properties, and how their properties compared to Eastern herbs in the same genera. The group hypothesized that when compared, the corresponding herbs would have identical antibacterial and…
Descriptors: Plants (Botany), Microbiology, Radiation, Science Experiments
Sigler, Jeff – NCSSSMST Journal, 2008
The author has never been good at math. When he was in 9th grade, he found gripping joy in Shakespeare, the wives of Henry VIII, the psychosis of Poe, the heroes of various revolutions, the perpetual pillaging of Alsace and Lorraine. However, his interests changed when he enrolled in the Central Virginia Governor's School (CVGS) for Science and…
Descriptors: Research Papers (Students), Writing Research, Research Methodology, Technology Education
Wei, Cindy – NCSSSMST Journal, 2007
The author remembers back to freshmen year when NCSSSMST was considered a jumbled acronym and a pain to utter. But now, two years down the line, and their conference debut in only a few months, she remembers the NCSSSMST motto, "foster, support, and advance the creative efforts of those specialized schools whose primary purpose is to attract…
Descriptors: Student Interests, Public Policy, Leadership, High Schools
Lindeman, Cheryl A. – NCSSSMST Journal, 2007
If teachers were to reflect about their most difficult teachable moments in their careers, the author is sure the Virginia Tech tragedy would be extremely taxing on their minds. For those teachers teaching high school seniors, who were in the process of sending deposits to Virginia Tech, it was particularly agonizing. In this article, the author…
Descriptors: Tragedy, High School Seniors, Secondary School Teachers, College Applicants