Andy Weir, the author of the best-selling book The Martian, which is now a film starring Matt Damon, says his novel is a collection of word problems that teachers can use in the classroom.
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October 02, 2015
October 01, 2015
A majority of parents say access to quality, hands-on STEM projects is an important factor in selecting an after-school program for their children.
September 29, 2015
A program at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in which trained high school and college students lead demonstrations and hands-on activities about flight is expanding and going online.
September 23, 2015
A group of researchers find that enthusiastic adoption of STEM programs for underserved students in two cities dissolved over time and did not result in significant academic gains.
September 22, 2015
A father posted a photo on Facebook of a bank check made out to his local elementary school using what he called "common-core numbers."
September 15, 2015
Do the new Nebraska math standards look like the common core? In some ways, yes, and in others, no.
September 11, 2015
At a recent STEM education event, panelists discussed efforts to improve science, technology, engineering, and math instruction in the United States.
September 10, 2015
Intel will end its sponsorship of the Science Talent Search, one of the world's most prominent competitions for showcasing student "STEM" talent.
September 08, 2015
A recent study found a positive relationship between switching to a shorter school week and the percentage of students scoring at the proficient or advanced levels on math tests.
September 04, 2015
Librarians and STEM teachers in New Hampshire are working together to co-plan lessons.