About Caitlin Roufa
Caitlin is a graduate assistant specializing in instructional design and science education at Northern Illinois University.
Can you stop the spread of Fuzzy Mud before it's too late? Learn about slime molds, alternative fuels, exponential growth, and turtles as you explore the world of Louis Sachar's new book Fuzzy Mud with us. Here, you can experiment with the strange properties of slime mold, play a game to stop the Fuzzy Mud, and [...]
Apr 20, 2016
Electricity is used everywhere we go. When looking around us, we see light bulbs, computers, smartphones, refrigerators, cars, and speakers. Electricity is essential to our lives, but how does electricity produce light and make our fridges cold and keep our smartphones working? Join us in a game and watch the videos below to find out how [...]
Feb 24, 2016
Come on an apocalyptic journey as we explore engineering, ethics, and math. Design a simple shelter to brave the falling ash from a volcano; think about what you would do if you met another survivor of a disaster in our Friend or Foe lesson; and solve problems with math as you travel through the disaster [...]