Optical scan technology is helping researchers at the University of California (UC), Berkeley, preserve audio of 78 indigenous California languages, most of which were recorded more than a century ago
K-12 & Education
It's a competitive world in which science, technology, mathematics and engineering impact our economy, health, societal well-being and policy. Scientists, engineers and educators provide the ideas and knowledge base for U.S. leadership in science and engineering. Learning how people learn, while also supporting the very best ideas and students are also essential goals in today's changing world.
This project is studying how two groups of urban youth collect data about and map their communities using mobile and location-aware technologies, and how these data support educators to better understand the places in which students live
The Playing with Data project is designing a set of interactive "educative materials" to help middle grade science teachers use data from gameplay to make decisions about formative assessment and differentiation
National Science Foundation-funded researchers at the University of Washington's I-Lab explore ways to spark girls' interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and computers at a young age
Kayla Heimann, 2016-2017 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow, shares her fellowship experience working with the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program team in the Division of Undergraduate Education in the National Science Foundation's Directorate for Education and Human Resources
Each year, the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Advancement Program engages students from New Mexico regional universities, community colleges and tribal colleges in the research funded by the New Mexico Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research
In this week's episode, we discover why freshwater lakes are becoming saltier and the role temperature plays in the spread of mosquito-borne diseases, explore a new device for combatting Parkinson's disease, and finally, learn how to excite girls about STEM
3-D print shop helps answer crucial questions about engaging youth in STEM through after school jobs
SportsLab is testing a collaborative interactive environment where participants become part of a sport research and product design team
Mike Gil, a postdoctoral scholar at University of California-Davis, will be one of 20 international fellows who will give talks at TEDGlobal in Arusha, Tanzania, in August
Research consistently shows that children who have opportunities to actively investigate natural settings and engage in problem-based learning greatly benefit from the experiences
The annual migration of some beluga whales in Alaska is altered by sea-ice changes in the Arctic, while other belugas do not appear to be affected
Why is it important to fund basic research? Dr. Alvin Roth, the 2012 Nobel Prize winner in Economics, answers your question on this episode of Ask a Scientist
Maine's Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network (SEANET) helps support University of Maine research and educational outreach related to the farming of aquatic organisms
An international team of paleontologists from the United States, China, Japan, Russia and Mongolia has discovered a new extinct species of plant from the Early Cretaceous that appears to be distantly related to living Ginkgo biloba
The Mississippi Alliance for Women in Computing is working to attract women and women of color to computing, improve retention rates of women in undergraduate computing majors and help postsecondary women make the transition to the computing workforce.
This film provides a glimpse at life in the near future based on cutting-edge research from Professor Maja Matari? of the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering.
Women's History Month: Lauren Birney is getting urban middle school students hands-on experience in restoring oyster habitats in New York Harbor
NSF-funded research expands on the Billion Oyster Project in New York Harbor, giving urban middle school students a hand in restoring oyster habitats
Northern Illinois University (NIU) engineering and technology student Oluseun Taiwo spent the summer printing prosthetics on a 3-D printer at NIU to help Sarah Valentiner, an eighth-grader born with one hand, have more range of motion while she plays the violin.