Now in its fifth year, the Flame Challenge dares scientists to explain the concept of sound to young students.
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November 06, 2015
June 05, 2015
In March, a New Hampshire class failed to get the red-tailed hawk named as their state raptor. But naming the president's new pet is a nice victory.
March 24, 2015
Educators often praise the power of modeling in teaching, as in life. We talk about role models for a reason. So consider this question: What would it mean for students if the President of the United States chose not to accept science?
February 05, 2015
Black History Month gives science and math teachers an opportunity to focus on black STEM leaders who are often overlooked and underrecognized.
January 22, 2015
A group of high-profile scientists spoke with students at the State of STEM event, encouraging young women in particular to pursue STEM careers.
December 02, 2014
For its fourth annual Flame Challenge, the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science is daring scientists to explain a particularly tricky subject.
November 12, 2014
Following the release of new movie "Interstellar," Paramount Pictures has teamed up with Google Play for Education to create a set of free math, science, and arts and literature lesson plans based on the film.
April 03, 2014
Animal cameras have started soaring in popularity, but do they have any pedagogical value?
March 13, 2014
With many schools offering relatively little in the way of computer science course, a growing number of young students are turning to private coding programs.
March 11, 2014
Thousands of students and teachers took over George Washington University on Saturday to learn more about science, technology, engineering, and math.