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High School Science

Outreach Key to Increasing STEM Student Population

Lisa S. Coico | Posted 06.24.2014 | Education
Lisa S. Coico

I eagerly await the opening of the City College Center for Discovery and Innovation, a 200,000-square-foot facility on our south campus that will hous...

Kiera Wilmot, Teen Arrested In Botched Science Experiment, Haunted By Felony Record

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.30.2014 | Black Voices

Last May, the saga of Kiera Wilmot, a Florida high school student who was arrested and expelled after a science experiment exploded, put a spotlight o...

Rebecca Klein

Sexism Is Alive And Well In High School Science Classes, Study Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Klein | Posted 04.29.2014 | Parents

Both male and female high school science teachers are biased against female students in the classroom and often see male students as more naturally sk...

Students Get Asteroid Named After Their School! (VIDEO)

Posted 12.07.2012 | Teen

Madisonville High School in Texas may seem like your typical high school, but this week, the small-town students and staff received a big honor: ABC N...

Science Is Not a Frog: Don't Dissect It Before You Appreciate It

Steven Paul Leiva | Posted 10.17.2012 | Science
Steven Paul Leiva

What is the use of leaning facts and data and details of individual sciences, and never learning what science, at its essence, truly is?

16-Year-Old 'Genius' Didn't Actually Solve 350-Year-Old Riddle Posed By Newton

Alex Kuczynski-Brown | Posted 06.21.2012 | Education

It was widely reported by the media last month that 16-year-old Shouryya Ray had solved a problem first posed by Sir Isaac Newton over 350 years ago t...

'Genius' Teen Cracks Isaac Newton Puzzle That Stumped Mathematicians For 350 Years

Posted 07.20.2012 | Education

Shouryya Ray, a 16-year-old German student, has cracked a puzzle that has stumped mathematicians since Sir Isaac Newton first posed the problem more t...

Homeless Teen Honored In Prestigious Science Competition

AP | Frank Eltman | Posted 03.14.2012 | Home

By Associated Press BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) -- Samantha Garvey and her family had been living in a Long Island shelter for several days when they got ...

Science-Loving Teens Take Home $100K!

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 02.04.2012 | Home

WASHINGTON — A high school student from California won a $100,000 scholarship Monday for research that created a tiny particle she likened to a ...

PLTW -- Leading the Way in STEM Education

Dr. Mariappan Jawaharlal | Posted 09.26.2011 | Education
Dr. Mariappan Jawaharlal

Few students come to engineering well prepared. PLTW students are not only well prepared but have already been introduced to basic engineering concepts and are ready to hit the ground running.

PETA Offers Cash-Strapped District Money To Play Anti-Dissection Ads In Schools

AP | Posted 07.13.2011 | Education

KUTZTOWN, Pa. — A national animal rights group has offered a cash-strapped school district an undisclosed amount of money if it allows ads in sc...

Obama Honors Michelle Shearer, National Teacher Of The Year

AP | Posted 07.03.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is honoring Michelle Shearer of Maryland as the 2011 National Teacher of the Year. Shearer teaches chemistr...

Harvard Students Promote Science Education in New Book

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
James M. Gentile

Five current or recent Harvard undergraduates hope to inspire high school students to become involved in science with a new book titled Success with Science: The Winners' Guide to High School Research.

Spreading The Word In U.S. High Schools: Science Is Cool

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

As schools nationwide focus more and more on English and math to keep up with No Child Left Behind guidelines, science teachers are trying harder than...

The Bronx: Making News Again... This Time in Science Education with GreenFab

Linda Cronin-Gross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Linda Cronin-Gross

Today, Kenny Nava, Cathy Jones, Jorge Flores, Samantha Bonilla and about 70 other Bronx high school students will "graduate" from a new, innovative sc...