When it comes to mathematics, girls rate their abilities markedly lower than boys, even when there is no observable difference between the two, according to Florida State University researchers.
Elementary and secondary school students who later want to become scientists and engineers often get hands-on inspiration by using off-the-shelf kits to build and program robots. But so far it's been difficult to create robotic ...
South Dakota legislators are weighing whether to let teachers decide how much skepticism to work into lessons on contentious scientific topics such as evolution and climate change.
A new study finds parents who talk with their high schoolers about the relevance of science and math can increase competency and career interest in the fields.
Middle school students programmed a camera aboard the International Space Station—the Sally Ride EarthKAM—to photograph this portion of the Sahara desert in western Libya on October 3, 2016. In early November 2016, the ...
An interdisciplinary team of researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Florida is launching an initiative that will use a custom-designed video game to boost computational thinking in middle school ...
A North Carolina State University study of middle school science classes explored whether teachers' beliefs about climate change influenced students' perceptions.
Teenagers who regularly play online video games tend to improve their school results, according to new research from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia.
As a child growing up on a farm, I was fascinated by the night sky. I could identify all the constellations, and I'd gaze up at them, trying to get my mind around interstellar distances.
New research from doctoral students at the University of Arkansas suggests that principals of private schools report having more influence over their schools than principals of public schools do.