Fairgoers will find an all-new STEAM exhibit at this year's state fair.
Do you want to track local frog populations or photograph clouds for science? The young and curious kids you know can finish out the summer as citizen scientists
17-year-old Olivia Hallisey created a portable, rapid Ebola test that works without electricity
Imagination, grit power this year's batch of 20 finalists
How Lee Berger and a middle-school biology teacher brought the Homo nalendi discovery to students around the world
Led by university professors, "math circles" help young children see the beauty in numbers
These books, movies and experiences are some of our favorites from the last year. All are gettable by Christmas at either Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com, or at your local bookstore and aquarium.
A chance observation about warts on a pea plant led a trio of teenagers on a three-year mission to solve the world food crisis. Their perseverance earned them top honors at the annual Google Science Fair in Mountain View, California.
Tonight, Google will announce the winners of its fourth annual Google Science Fair, which Scientific American co-sponsors. Watch the awards ceremony here live.
The following is a guest post by Scott Bennett, principal of eSTEM Academy in Reynoldsburg, Ohio When I first started teaching science 10 years ago, no one ever talked about achievement or thought about data.
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