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  • Doing Science

    Learning about locomotion with cockroach-like robots

    Not every high school student acknowledges the brilliance of a cockroach. Evains Francois, a junior at Baltimore Polytechnic Academy, studies roaches and designs robots based on their movements.

    Evains is fully immersed in science research, inspired, in part, by articles he read through the Science News in High Schools program. When Evains was a high school sophomore, he loved...

    07:00 AM, March 6, 2018
  • Doing Science

    LA teachers gain support for science research programs

    In Antonio Gamboa’s classroom at Garey High School in Pomona, California, a 10th grade student uninterested in STEM fields has completely changed her mind. Lizbeth Martinez-Ramos had once made clear to Antonio that she wasn’t interested in STEM in the least.

    But after receiving the Society for Science & the Public's STEM Research Grant, Antonio was able to purchase science...

    14:05 PM, February 28, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Our favorite teen research stories from Science News for Students, Pt. 1

    We've seen some incredible teen scientists in 2017. This year, Science News for Students(SNS) reported on student scientists who are inventing better ways to detect blood type, buoys to alert swimmers of deadly rip tides, and more.

    Check out these amazing stories from writers Bethany Brookshire and Sid Perkins. This is Part 1 in a series, with stories from Sid. We're giving you five...

    11:54 AM, December 8, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Shaping science of the future: The SN 10: Scientists to Watch

    For the third year in a row Science News is highlighting a list of 10 early- and mid-career scientists on their way to widespread acclaim. Through The SN 10: Scientists to Watch, Science News is working to spread awareness of current, living scientists age 40 or under. These innovators are creative, curious, and fearless.

    The SN 10 includes researchers working to feed the growing world...

    14:12 PM, October 4, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Growth Curve: Unraveling the mysteries behind why children do the things they do

    Why do children do the things they do? That’s something science journalist Laura Sanders explores in Growth Curve, which Science News introduced today as a redesigned, stand-alone blog that features the latest scientific discoveries related to parenting and child development.

    Through Growth Curve, parents will be able to cut through the inaccurate information and myths prevalent...

    09:43 AM, September 19, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Making science real for students with Science News in High Schools

    Like many science teachers, Natasha Schaefer doesn't like teaching out of a textbook. She knows her students will receive more valuable information with current scientific news. That's what makes Science News in High Schools so valuable to teachers like Natasha, a teacher at Woodcreek High School in Calfornia, and Chrissy O'Malley, a teacher at Carroll High School in Dayton, Ohio.


    07:00 AM, September 18, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Designing your own experiment to debunk the 'five-second rule'

    We've all been there. You're excited to take a bite out of your lunch, but then it drops on the floor. You quickly pick it up, but — is it safe to eat?

    In Eureka!Lab's second DIY Science video, science education writer and resident scientist Bethany Brookshire puts the five-second rule to the test. Bethany finds that bacteria don't really wait for the count of five. If food has...

    10:40 AM, September 13, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Science Fiction Meets Science at DragonCon

    Each year, DragonCon hosts one of the world's largest convention of devotees of science fiction & fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music and film. This year, Science News writers Tina Hesman Saey and Bethany Brookshire (Scicurious) share the science behind great pop culture in a slate of terrific panels.

    Follow Bethany and Tina's adventures at DragonCon on Twitter: @...

    00:00 AM, September 1, 2017
  • Doing Science

    DIY Experiments: The science of snot from Eureka! Lab

    The first in Science News for Students' Eureka! Lab video series is now live. The video and three accompanying blog posts show how to set up your own snotty experiment, and provide ideas for further mucus research.

    Find the blog posts here:

    Snot Science: A snotty setupSnot Science: Results are nothing to sneeze atSnot Science: Taking mucus to the next level

    The Society's and...

    07:00 AM, January 12, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Double your donation to Science News with Knight Foundation News Match

    We are excited to announce that the Society for Science & the Public has been given the opportunity to participate in a prestigious matching gift program sponsored by the Knight Foundation. Science News has been chosen by the Knight Foundation to participate in their #NewsMatch program aimed at supporting quality, trustworthy, in-depth journalism.

    From December 19 through January 19...

    10:57 AM, December 28, 2016

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