15 November 2022

15 November 2022 Lev Horodyskyj Founder Over the past month, we were happy to host GlobalGiving in a virtual site visit.  GlobalGiving is our major fundraising platform and it was our pleasure to showcase our work for them.  Their visit coincided with a Greenworks...

4 October 2022

4 October 2022 Lev Horodyskyj Founder We’ve had a busy summer!  We’re in the process of completing grant activities for the Office of Astronomy for Development (Caribbean astrotourism project), Fulbright Indonesia (children’s book on waste...

3 May 2022

3 May 2022 Lev Horodyskyj Founder We’re happy to premiere our new podcast, Global.Science, this Thursday, May 5th.  Done in collaboration with Dr. Fabia Battistuzzi, this podcast will explore the many diverse approaches towards science education and public...

19 April 2022

19 April 2022 Lev Horodyskyj Founder We’ve completed revamps across the website to prepare for a number of upcoming projects.  We have a new About page with basic information about the organization.  We’ve also updated our Personnel page, as we’ve...

22 March 2022

22 March 2022 Lev Horodyskyj Founder We are continuing to keep tabs on our colleagues in Ukraine, who remain safe in western Ukraine.  Meanwhile, I am settling down here in Brazil where we’re starting to recruit students for our Amazon River schools project.  We...

1 March 2022

1 March 2022 Lev Horodyskyj Founder Our thoughts and prayers are with our colleagues in Ukraine as they suffer under a brutal assault and indefensible invasion.  We have been in regular contact with our faculty contacts, who are located in western Ukraine and mostly...

Negotiating International Classrooms

Negotiating International Classrooms My resolution passed.  That’s pretty much all I remember from my Model UN days.  That, and how nervous I was to get up in front of a crowd of other high school kids to propose a formal resolution to save the rain forests.  The...

11 January 2022

11 January 2022 Lev Horodyskyj Founder Happy New Year everyone!  I hope you’re excited for the upcoming year and all the potential that it holds.  We’ve taken a well-deserved break during the holidays (while also pushing forward on a variety of new...

30 November 2021

30 November 2021 Lev Horodyskyj Founder Today is Giving Tuesday!  Your support during the end of the year helps propel our work into the new year.  We have a number of exciting projects lined up, from implementing Agavi in Amazon rain forest schools and...

9 November 2021

9 November 2021 Lev Horodyskyj Founder End-of-year giving is just around the corner.  Mark your calendars for November 30th and December 13th-17th for matching opportunities through GlobalGiving!  We have active projects in Ukraine, Indonesia, Brazil, and the US...

28 September 2021

28 September 2021 Lev Horodyskyj Founder As we kick off fall here in the northern hemisphere, it’s time for some updates on a slew of projects, including Agavi, Greenworks, and our recently re-awakened public outreach projects.  Agavi On the Agavi front, we...

8 June 2021

8 June 2021 Lev Horodyskyj Founder We’ve been busy behind the scenes over the past few months.  First, a heartfelt thank you to all our new donors who joined us for the GlobalGiving Climate Action Campaign 2021 (we finished number 34) to help fund our Indonesian...

Rethinking Explaining Science

Rethinking Explaining Science One of the most aggravating statements for a scientist to hear is that any scientific idea is “just a theory”, as if a theory is a random half-baked guess.  Of course, we jump to correct anyone who says this by describing how...

24 March 2021

24 March 2021 Lev Horodyskyj Founder This week, we’ve kicked off the next iteration of our Greenworks program.  In this program, students from multiple universities work together to learn about the science behind various environmental challenges as well as...

31 January 2021

31 January 2021 Lev Horodyskyj Founder Today we celebrate Science Voices’ 2nd birthday!  Over the past couple of years, we’ve completed teacher training in Ukraine and public outreach events with the Ak-Chin Indian Community in Arizona, USA.  In the past tumultuous...

Home Labs

Home Labs Tags: US Virgin Islands | USA Labs.  They are often a dreaded component of science courses.  They tend to be long, highly technical, and not particularly creative either in terms of experimental approaches or report write-ups (not if you want a good grade,...

5 January 2021

5 January 2021 Lev Horodyskyj Founder Happy new year everyone!  I hope the new year treats you better than the previous one did.  This year as we work to develop our Agavi and Greenworks projects, we’ll also be working on building their associated communities. ...