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  • Doing Science

    5 STEM mentors share their favorite memories from 2017

    At times, science research projects can be challenging. That’s where the Society for Science & the Public’s Advocate Grant Program comes in. The program helps mentors guide a group of three to five underrepresented students as they complete science research projects and apply to participate in science competitions.

    Advocates receive a $3,000 stipend, supporting them in their training...

    13:08 PM, December 19, 2017
  • Doing Science

    10 top science innovators of 2017

    The Society for Science & the Public is constantly crossing paths with talented young scientists. These STEM superstars are solving problems facing our world and delving into important research that will further our scientific knowledge.

    Below, check out a sampling of some of our favorite stories from this year about young science innovators.

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    14:23 PM, December 6, 2017
  • Doing Science

    'STEM is the great equalizer'

    When your town makes national headlines for a tragic event, it can be difficult to stay positive. Nevertheless, Albert Harrold, a science teacher at McCluer South-Berkeley High School in Ferguson, Missouri, is encouraging his students to dwell on the positives and focus on what they can do to make the world a better place.

    Albert believes this is possible with STEM. Traditionally...

    16:59 PM, December 1, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Society for Science & the Public grants $20,000 to STEM teachers

    The Society for Science & the Public is helping six STEM teachers purchase much-needed equipment and services through $20,000 in grants. In total, the Society has provided $120,000 in grants to STEM teachers during 2017. Earlier this year, the Society gave $100,000 to 23 teachers.

    Through the STEM Research Grant Program, funded by Regeneron, the Society supports teachers who...

    14:29 PM, November 29, 2017
  • 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

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