Physicist mentors young cancer patient in medical career

submitted by: mdanderson
Download podcast from iTunes: Shane Leonard was a high school student who had to give up a coveted engineering internship to be treated for salivary gland cancer at MD Anderson Cancer Center. It turned out to be one of the best experiences of his life. During Leonard’s treatment at MD Anderson’s Proton Therapy Center, he formed a bond with Richard Amos, senior medical physicist. Leonard’s mentoring...

Would You Like to Be a Mentor?

submitted by: KidsJudgePartnership

Introduction to mentoring opportunities for biomedical science students at Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles CA. Discusses the Kids Judge! Los Angeles Biomedical Science Fair as well as classroom teaching opportunities at an elementary school in the neighborhood.

Rough Edit for Content Review: Magnets and Magnetism

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Video Rough Edit for Content Review: Attention Magnetic Mentors! Please view this footage from the Kids Judge! LA exhibit on magnetism in order to prepare for your upcoming events with fourth and fifth graders at Carver Elementary. There were a variety of activities presented at this exhibit; each activity was designed to help kids understand specific scientific concepts. All of the activities were compelling and fun but they are also valuable because they stimulate curiosity about what we...

One Way to Structure an Hour in an Elementary Classroom.

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A fourth grade teacher describes strategies she uses to structure individual lessons in her elementary school classroom. In the video you will notice biomedical science students from Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science observing Ms. Thai in her classroom prior to starting their mentoring activities with the elementary school students.

Elementary Classroom Management Techniques

submitted by: KidsJudgePartnership

Tips for scientists, from a fourth grade teacher, on how to gain and keep the attention of students in an elementary school classroom. Mrs. Thai shares her insights on classroom management with biomedical science students from Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science before they start mentoring kids at an elementary school in the neighborhood.

Checking for Understanding

submitted by: KidsJudgePartnership

A critical aspect of teaching is checking whether or not your students understand what you are trying to communicate. Mrs. Thai, a fourth grade teacher, shares ways to check for understanding with biomedical science students from Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science.


submitted by: MicrobeWorld
The American Society for Microbiology Conference for Undergraduate Educators (ASMCUE) is an interactive four-day conference on scientific updates and effective teaching strategies. Now in its 16th year, the conference attracts over 300 microbiology and biology educators. Educators come from colleges, universities and international institutions to learn and share the latest information in the biological sciences and education research. The conference program includes plenary, concurrent,...