'Super Scientist' Alissa Chavez

If you met Alissa Chavez on the streets of Albuquerque, you might not readily identify her as the head of a company about to have its first product launch. Superheroes don’t always look the part. This down-to-earth 18-year-old might fool you into believing she is an average recent high school graduate thinking about what she might someday become. Alissa, however, is anything but average. Look…

Real Science Heroes, Episode 2: THE CASE OF THE MISSING GRANDPA

Unsuspecting citizens awoke to a very real menace on the rise in the United States. An insidious threat, it crept into society devouring synapses and tissue incrementally until over 5 million people were under attack from the faceless villain. That number matches the entire population of the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas area. Mercilessly assaulting its victims, this nasty piece of work leaves pe…

Real Science Careers: AUDIO ENGINEER

Overhead lights dim to blackness just before the strobe lights start panning the stage. Speakers thrum with base, deep and strong. You’re experienced enough to know the balance is just as it should be. It’s more about how the beat moves through you than anything auditory. There is a beautiful balance of sound that you know well in your job as an audio engineer.This job description might not be…

THE BENEFITS OF FAILURE

Olivia was an athlete, a successful one. She knew what it felt like to win because she regularly tasted the sweetness of victory. Orange bits of dyed polyurethane track pressed on fingertips. Stomach muscles knotted into a tight ball of nervousness as the starting gun was about to be raised skyward. Running was in her blood. This was to be the race of all races, the culmination of four years’…

Super Scientist Alaina

Heartfelt congratulations go out to Alaina! She has been selected as the Real Science-4-Kids’ Super Scientist for May. Alaina has so much enthusiasm for science that it radiates through her beaming smile at the mere mention of the word science. She has found her bliss early in life — being in 3rd grade, yet housing the passion of an undergrad in her littlest finger. Now, THAT is super!Alaina’…

What's art got to do with it?

Our central goal at Real Science-4-Kids is to assist youngsters in discovering joy and passion in the wonderful scientific world. The field of science is exciting! It’s growing every day with new breakthroughs and innovations. Careers in the science field are increasing at such a fast pace that there aren’t enough professionals to fill open positions. The education system is scrambling to inc…