When it comes to inspiring students to learn, it turns out teachers in our classrooms aren’t quite as important as those students’ peers.
We wonder, along with many people, why the president seeks to cut funding for basic scientific research in favor of the military.
Measures of central tendency and the spread of data, including outliers, will come into play as students take the PARCC test in algebra 1 this spring.
When policymakers decide how to manage wildlife, they look at many factors; sometimes one of those factors is entertainment.
A personality that includes a good dose of intellectual humility, or an awareness that one’s beliefs may be wrong, can influence decision-making.
As the number of classes students fail goes up, so do the chances they’ll drop out, a new mathematical modeling approach has found.
Fracking has helped some companies extract oil and gas from the Earth, but it has also left permanent damage to the Earth’s crust in its wake.
Using video games in a positive way can help students who feel bad about a low score on a test or some other failure in life.
Despite growing evidence, officials at the US Environmental Protection Agency suggest CO2 isn’t a major contributor to global warming.
If we’re planning to go back to the moon, to Mars, or beyond, we need some basic science experiments to pave the way for long space flights.