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Is hemp the same thing as marijuana?

There's been a lot of discussion about hemp recently, since the 2018 Farm Bill made it legal for farmers to grow industrial hemp for the first time since the passage of the 1970 Controlled Substances Act (or, practically ...

The promise of the "learn to code" movement

This week, educators, students and the public around the world are participating in Computer Science Education Week by organizing and leading one-hour coding tutorials.

New research traces impact of weather safety training

Does knowledge about severe weather translate into meaningful planning that helps the public protect themselves? A new study authored by University of Georgia researchers demonstrates the effectiveness of weather science ...

Graphics—key to science and maths success in schools

Developing diagrams and visual representations can lead to huge improvements in student performance and engagement in STEM subjects. Deakin researchers are taking their findings to schools across the country.

Study explores what makes strong science teachers

A new study shows that eighth-grade science teachers without an educational background in science are less likely to practice inquiry-oriented science instruction, a pedagogical approach that develops students' understanding ...

How do teachers integrate STEM into K-12 classrooms?

A team led by Michigan Technological University set out to find what makes STEM integration tick. Their research—published in the International Journal of STEM Education—followed several case studies to observe the impacts ...

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