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?
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.
Meet Dr. Kathleen Shafer, the 3M mentor who helped Gitanjali Rao earn the title of 2017's Discovery Education 3M Top Young Scientist. Read on to learn about Dr. Shafer's background, early influencers, and her work with young people.
Autumn typically brings a riot of color to the forests of New England. But there and in many other areas of the country, why did the colors arrive late this year?
International Observe the Moon Night is an annual worldwide public event that encourages observation, appreciation, and understanding of our Moon and its connection to NASA planetary science and exploration.
Makerspaces and maker labs are popping up at schools around the country. These labs provide opportunities for hands-on, creative problem-solving and novel ways to boost science learning.
National Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off September 15, 2017. The month-long celebration, which coincides with the independence day of several Latin American countries. Here are some tips for celebrating in your classroom!
According to the National Climate Assessment heavy rains are becoming more common. Even worse, extreme precipitation events now occur more frequently and at heavier levels than they did in the past. Young scientists can help turn the tide.
The Great American Solar Eclipse is headed our way. Don't miss out on these fun facts and great resources, like citizen science projects and free posters, to make the most of it.
Science and history come to life at America's national parks. What's so great about them? Read on to find out!