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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!
You probably know the old adage that “Every great journey beginning with a single step.” But what motivates a person to take that step? What moves someone from idea to action? I interviewed inventors and young scientists to find out!
Learn how prosthetic limbs have evolved and how you can get involved in making them.
Scientific research is challenging enough. Imagine if you had to ask your parents for permission any time you needed to head to your research lab! Read about #YoungScientistProblems.