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Launch a Balloon Rocket: When you blow up a balloon, you force extra air into it, creating higher air pressure inside the balloon than outside of it.

STAFFOctober 21, 2011 — Mariette DiChristina

Now: Bring Science Home Every Week!

Bring Science Home At Scientific American , we appreciate the value of a good experiment. So in May, we launched Bring Science Home as a series of free science activities for parents to do together with their six- to 12-year-old kids...

STAFFOctober 6, 2011 — Mariette DiChristina

Teachers and Scientists: Building the Future

U.S. students are lagging behind those of other countries in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) proficiency. Meanwhile, K-12 STEM teachers--many of whom, instructing the earlier grades especially, may not have a degree in science or related fields--often must focus on trying to “teach to the test.” What if they could invite researchers into the [...]..

STAFFSeptember 27, 2011 — Mariette DiChristina

Check Out SA`s New Slide Shows

Scientific American‘s Web site is always evolving, as you probably have noticed. Our site has undergone a redesign every year since I started working here in 2007, two of which were major upgrades...

STAFFAugust 18, 2011 — Angela Cesaro

Welcome to the Scientific American Blog Network

"What will science journalism look like in 10 years?" I was visiting Scientific American staff editor Christine Gorman's class in New York University's graduate science writing program recently when a student asked this question...

STAFFJuly 5, 2011 — Mariette DiChristina

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