Education

Education

106 Related Result(s)

  • The gap between the science classroom and a real-life career in the sciences can seem distant for some students. The 5 Questions for a Scientist interview series was created to bridge this gap! We aim to inspire students to pursue careers in the sciences by showcasing the incredible diversity of...
  • The Fields Medal has been awarded to pioneering mathematicians every four years since 1936, and this year was the first time it was given to a female mathematician. Maryam Mirzakhani, who is also the first Iranian to win the prize, is a professor of mathematics at Stanford University in California...
  • Read this story in Spanish . When 2014 AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellow Ana Aceves gave her editor a list of about eight story ideas on basic science concepts to put on Univision's website, the editor was ready to dismiss one right away. "She said, 'Why is the sky blue? Everyone...
  • In a new book on energy education, Project 2061 senior research associate Cari Herrmann Abell and deputy director George DeBoer have contributed a chapter describing efforts at AAAS to create assessments that educators can use to test students’ understanding of energy forms, transfer,...
  • Though 2020 is still years away, the United States Census Bureau is already gearing up for that year's census. As mandated by Article I, Section 2 of the Constitution, the U.S. government is required to collect demographic information about the population every ten years. In addition to being used...
  • The Sarcastic Fringehead ( Neoclinus blanchardi ) The sarcastic fringehead is a small fish found along the Pacific Coast of North America, between northern California and Mexico. They are known best for being aggressively territorial and for the unusual way they defend themselves. Sarcastic...
  • GSK Science in the Summer™, administered locally by AAAS, is a fun, free program for elementary-school students. | AAAS In the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, Maryland area, a free science-education program called GSK Science in the Summer™ will encourage as many as 1,700 students to "grow into...
  • This year's National Moth Week is July 19-27. It's a great opportunity to participate in citizen science by joining in a mothing party or hosting your own! By documenting the moths you see and submitting the data , you can help scientists who study moths to track populations, hone in on species'...