News tagged with school science

Weather app puts kids in the pilot seat

Kids growing up in tornado alley are used to bright, splotchy radar patterns moving across a television screen, and most know the difference between a tornado watch and warning. But do they understand how ...

dateJun 11, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Science not only for men, says Obama

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday launched a push to get girls interested in science and technology, warning the country would miss out if it did not attract women to those fields.

dateMay 27, 2014 in Social Sciences
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'Barcoding' life

San Diego is one of the world's "hotspots" for biodiversity, home to a diverse collection of creatures found nowhere else in the world. But like many ecological hotspots around the globe, most of the unique ...

dateJan 31, 2014 in Other
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Nature field trips go digital

The buzz around the pond these days isn't coming from bees. It's coming from middle-school students on a data collection field trip to a local pond. But on this trip they've traded paper and pencil for mobile ...

dateAug 30, 2013 in Ecology
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