Category Archives: site updates

This is not a joke: the “MASSIVE” database is 10 years old

When I tell people that I have a free online database of science, technology, engineering, and math songs, they often think I’m kidding. Last month, I completed my first decade of these incredulity-inducing conversations. Yes, the database initially known as … Continue reading

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Summer catch-up, part 2

After a couple of months away from the database, I finally had a chance to add some new STEM songs this past weekend. Additions include new songs from the Science Genius Rap B.A.T.T.L.E.S. finalists, Tom McFadden, Larry Lesser, Scott Crawford, … Continue reading

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Further misadventures in testing website usability

I’m now more than halfway through the spring outreach events mentioned in a previous post. There are several reasons why I enjoy these events. First, they enable in-person interactions with live people (as opposed to Internet-based interactions enabled by this … Continue reading

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Another option for teachers who are curious about this science/music thing

Although my last post mentioned SingAboutScience.org’s new music video-based quizzes, I’m writing again to emphasize one aspect of this that really excites me. I’ll start by admitting that the quizzes posted so far are not that special in and of … Continue reading

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Science outreach season

For whatever reason, spring seems to be the season for science outreach events, at least for me. Tomorrow I’ll have a booth at the University of Washington’s Brain Awareness Week open house. Then I’ll be at the Yakima Science & … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding: the aftermath

Loyal readers may recall a previous post about crowdfunding for this website. I just sent off a final report to my donors, and Jarrett Byrnes of the SciFund Challenge encouraged me to adapt it into a blog entry that might … Continue reading

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More lesson plans!

Up to now, SingAboutScience included a small compilation of music-related lesson plans as part of the Featured Examples page. We think we can do better than that, though. I’ve just created a separate page devoted entirely to lesson plans; now … Continue reading

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Just a typical database update

These days I seem to get around to updating the science and math song database about once or twice a month. Some updates are more extensive than others, of course, but the one I just finished was fairly typical. I … Continue reading

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Wanted: your feedback on this website

Having developed the SingAboutScience.org website without much external feedback, we are now circling back to collect opinions from people other than ourselves. If you are able, please fill out our 10-question SurveyMonkey survey. The survey is divided into questions about … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding for science songs?!

As our About Us page says, a portion of a small National Science Foundation grant has been invested in the development of this website. Now that the grant is expiring, further development of the site is uncertain. Among other possible … Continue reading

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