Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 05/06/2013 - 2:23pm
This school year, students from P.J. Jacobs Junior High School in Stevens Point, Wis., joined 335 students who are part of MySciLife, using technology to literally "live" as a science concept—such as trying to be a cell, a rock, or an animal—and interact with other students from 15 classrooms in seven states across the United States.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 04/23/2013 - 10:37am
The Next Generation Science Standards, based on the Framework for K12 Science Education developed by the National Research Council, are now available. Download a printer-friendly version here or click on the videos to learn more. An interactive version will be available soon.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 11/26/2012 - 4:03pm
The Kansas State Board of Education is expected to take another look next month at a research report showing many elementary teachers have cut back or eliminated the time they spend teaching science, even though they still post science grades on student report cards.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/22/2012 - 4:51pm
Discovery Education and 3M have named 14-year-old Deepika Kurup from Nashua, N.H., winner of the 2012 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for her innovative, cost effective, and sustainable water-purification system.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/18/2012 - 5:12pm
A recent study presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscientists found a correlation between a parent’s income and education level and the development of certain areas of their child’s brain that relate to learning, memory and stress processing.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 09/04/2012 - 5:14pm
LOS ALAMOS, NM — September 1, 2012 — A group of 13 Proctor and Gamble (P&G) engineers who call themselves Team Cheaparral are bringing their highly publicized Cheaparral 2J-2 Corvette to the Next Big Idea Festival, which takes place in Los Alamos, New Mexico on Sept. 15. Along with the Corvette, known as the “sucker Vette,” Team Cheaparral wants to bring young people up to speed on why the fields of technology, science and engineering are “cool.”