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The Young Scientist Blog
This summer, take a break from, well everything, at least for a little while, and see what simmers up in your brain.
It moves faster than a speeding bullet. Is it a bird? A plane? No, it’s space junk! In less than 75 years, humanity has managed to leave an estimated 100,000 pieces of useless debris behind in space. How can we clean it up?
The current news of the Kilauea volcano eruption is a stark reminder that the awesome powers of nature can be destructive.
This year’s Earth Day theme is putting an end to plastic pollution. Learn about resources to explore this idea and pledges your students can make for a healthier planet.
What does it take to develop this new generation of scientists? It starts with encouraging curious kids who ask things like, why does? How might? What if?
Meet five compelling women in STEM (not just) for Women's History Month 2018.
Slime is all the rage among middle school students. As a science teacher, though, you may be more captivated by slime mold. And, hopefully, your enthusiasm for this living slime will spread to your students like Physarum polycephalum on the forest floor.
There is only one month left to enter The 2018 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge. This means it is time for students to get serious about their submission plan!
Today, math lovers across the globe celebrate the fascinating mathematical constant Pi, π, or approximately 3.14.
Mentorship is an extremely valuable resource for a young scientist!