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.”
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 05/10/2012 - 11:02am
Despite years of educators' complaints that reading and math are crowding out other school subjects, new findings from the federal government show that USA middle-schoolers' basic knowledge of science is improving — at least a bit.