SEED Community


Printer Friendly VersionNovember 2014

Math + Imagination = Art!

How do you make art out of math? That was the challenge that SEED students faced for the 2014 artwork competition, which had the theme Math is Beautiful. As usual, our students rose to the challenge, producing some of the most unique and creative drawings and paintings.

Printer Friendly VersionOctober 2014

Nigeria Challenges, Students Respond

All year the SEED community has been watching the action in Nigeria to see how the year-long Schools Science Project Challenge will turn out. It is the largest-ever science challenge for SEED schools.

Printer Friendly VersionSeptember 2014

Thank You, Science Experts!

Where would SEED be without our Science Experts? For starters we would not be able to answer all those fascinating science questions that come to us from Ask the Experts, either through the PlanetSEED Web site or from our new Ask Science Experts app.

Printer Friendly VersionAugust 2014

Volunteers: Sharing What They Know Best

Ever wonder where all the fun and interesting STEM activities on the SEED Web site come from? Our biggest source for activities is our own volunteers. In fact, PlanetSEED has a new activity about underground mapping, which was written by our volunteers.

Printer Friendly VersionJuly 2014

STEM Experts on the Go

Ask the Experts, which puts hundreds of Schlumberger science experts at your fingertips, is now a free mobile app, available on the Apple and Android systems for phones and tablets.

Printer Friendly VersionJune 2014

Challenging Students with Science Fairs

The list of STEM workshops, competitions, fairs, and challenges may seem exhausting, but SEED teachers and students have participated in all of them with much success, and the list keeps growing.

Printer Friendly VersionMay 2014

Student Projects Focus on Nigeria’s Environment

One of the largest-ever STEM workshops for SEED took place in March 2014 in Nigeria. There were 68 students and 66 teachers representing 33 schools, most new to SEED. The workshop themes were energy and the environment.

Printer Friendly VersionApril 2014

Viscosity in Venezuela

What happens when a classroom of 3rd graders mix beakers of water and cooking oil? According to special education teacher Alix Contreras of U.E. Colegio Bolivariana Don Samuel in Barinas, Venezuela, you get students who are excitedly learning about viscosity and the density of different liquids.

Printer Friendly VersionMarch 2014

Dig Deeper with SEED Earth Sciences

Now we have gathered all the Earth science articles and activities together to create a new theme: Earth sciences. Teachers, students, and volunteers can easily find information and resources about the Earth sciences in one place.

Printer Friendly VersionSpecial Edition 2014

A Journey with SEED

The transition from year to year is traditionally a time of reflection, and for me the past 20 years have been noteworthy.

Printer Friendly VersionFebruary 2014

Teaching Systems Thinking

Seeing the entire ecosystem means seeing it from a systems perspective. Our book Connected Wisdom, by Linda Booth Sweeney, teaches systems thinking through 12 world folktales.

Printer Friendly VersionJanuary 2014

A Plan for Ghana Comes Together

When Schlumberger-Doll Research Center Information Manager Josephine Mawutor Ndinyah has her mind set on something, there is nothing that can stop her.