Charlotte, NC – Join host and technology reporter Adam Balkin as he checks out science and technology happenings across the country in a new episode of It Ain’t Rocket Science. In the latest episode of the Time Warner Cable science digest, we visit the grand opening of The Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) in NYC and recap some of year’s highlights,including an update from Indian Trail, North Carolina young inventor and entrepreneur Greyson McCluskey, winner of Time Warner Cable’s Wouldn’t It Be Cool If competition.
Segments in this month’s episode include:
- Students dig behind the science of archaeology in their own excavation in Ohio
- Students at Covenant Day School in Matthews, North Carolina learn how to grow plants using the technique of aquaponics
- A visit to The Science and Entertainment Exchange in Los Angeles, which consults on the science behind shows such as Big Bang Theory, FRINGE, and Castle
The latest episode of It Ain’t Rocket Science will air on News 14 Carolina Saturday, December 22 at 11am and 8pm. Following the telecasts, It Ain’t Rocket Science will be available on news14.com/COD and on Carolina On Demand under the STEM section of the Education tab. Carolina On Demand is available to digital customers on channels 199 and 1047.
Viewers can also watch the latest episode of It Ain’t Rocket Science at connectamillionminds.com where they can also browse other episodes from the series.
About Connect a Million Minds
Time Warner Cable’s (TWC) Connect a Million Minds (CAMM) is a five-year, $100 million philanthropic initiative to address America’s declining proficiency in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Using its media assets, TWC creates awareness of the issue and inspires students to develop the STEM skills they need to become the problem solvers of tomorrow. Program highlights include: original PSAs that challenge public perceptions of STEM; a unique website where the public can pledge to connect young people with the wonders of science; “The Connectory”, an online resource for parents to find informal STEM learning opportunities in their communities; grants to non-profit organizations that bring after-school STEM learning to students; TWC employees, over 50,000 strong, who volunteer their time at events like science fairs and robotics competitions. National partners include CSAS (Coalition for Science After School) and FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology). Local TWC markets are activating CAMM across the country with community-specific programs and partnerships. To find out more and to take the CAMM pledge, visit www.connectamillionminds.com.
About Time Warner Cable
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