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  • Doing Science

    This young scientist is creating a natural pesticide to save cotton production in India

    Pests are a big threat to cotton production worldwide — especially in India. Increasing pest attacks in India, the largest producer of cotton in the world, have led to decreased production levels over the past few years.

    One young Indian scientist is committed to solving the pest problem facing his community. Neelansh Gupta is researching a natural pesticide to combat the pests and save ...

    14:37 PM, November 21, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Science on the move with BioBus

    Sometimes, kids just need a chance to get out of the classroom. Luckily, BioBus offers a fun, interactive way to teach students about science in a new environment. After all, learning about science isn’t just confined to the classroom—it happens in the world around us.

    With BioBus, science can travel anywhere, complete with a $75,000 microscope and a staff of professional scientists....

    09:00 AM, November 20, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Give to Science Day 2017

    What does it mean to be on the cutting edge of science?

    It means inspiring the next generation of science, technology, engineering and mathematics leaders. Expanding STEM opportunities for leaders and students. Being the go-to source for surprising and important science reporting. Helping students link their education to the latest science discoveries, facts and news. Fostering partnerships...

    11:24 AM, November 9, 2017
  • Doing Science

    What happens when you bring 200 science teachers to D.C.

    Two-hundred science and science research teachers from across the nation came together to Washington, D.C. in mid-October for the Research Teachers Conference. This conference, sponsored by Regeneron, offers a weekend of professional development. The teachers led panels on how to improve their classroom activities and research programs.

    View tweets during the program below.

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    07:00 AM, November 6, 2017
  • Doing Science

    A summer of learning: Teachers share hands-on research experiences

    Many students may often wonder what teachers do during the summer when school isn’t in session. All teachers should enjoy a well-deserved break, but as three teachers recently shared at the 2017 Research Teachers Conference, sponsored by Regeneron, summer is a great opportunity to get hands-on research experience that can then be used in classroom the following year.

    During one of the...

    11:46 AM, October 21, 2017
  • Doing Science

    "Science is something you do"

    Classes like biology and chemistry are important, but “science is something you do,” said Judy Ward, a science teacher and STEM coordinator in the Richmond County School System in Augusta, GA. Judy knows that conducting research at the bench and being involved in the discovery process can change a student’s perspective and sustain a life-long interest in science.

    Over the past two years...

    08:00 AM, October 20, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Baking science in the classroom: Science News in High Schools offers teachers engaging lesson plans

    "After showing An Inconvenient Truth, I had my students read an article in Science News called 'Changing climate: 10 years after an Inconvenient Truth,'" said Donna Light, a science research teacher at Croton Harmon High School in Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y. "It offered an update, with graphs and more data. And it helped explore a disagreement brewing in the classroom with one student who...

    07:00 AM, October 19, 2017
  • Doing Science

    The spread of cholera, intensity of hurricanes, and more: Sharing science through visualizations

    A famous historical example of a science visualization is the map of a cholera epidemic in London in 1854. This map, created by physician John Snow, helped reveal a cluster of cholera around the Broad Street pump, which was then shut off. This action almost immediately halted the spread of the epidemic.

    Science visualizations have real, important impact on the world.

    That is...

    14:09 PM, October 18, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Schoolbound Scientists Bring STEM to Life

    “Scientists make great role models,” said Dr. Erika Ebbel Angle, CEO and co-founder of  Ixcela, a biotechnology company in Boston. “There is nothing better than a true role model—someone who has the experience and background to be able to speak about what it is like to be a scientist.”

    Participating in science fairs and the Society for Science & the Public’s 1999 Science Talent...

    16:29 PM, October 13, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Uber for science outreach: how this nonprofit is spreading STEM

    Getting more students interested in STEM is the first step to cultivating a lifelong love of science. Matt Schaff believes that science outreach is the key to engaging more students, and developed Sci-Inspire to simplify the process.  

    Students need role models to encourage them to pursue STEM. Via an online network, Sci-Inspire brings together college-aged science students and allows...

    14:18 PM, October 2, 2017

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