Great in science? Are you parents immigrants? Credit: Getty
Don't believe a lot of what you hear about America falling behind in science education.Many American students are brilliant in science. What's more, they are hard-working,...Immigrant kids put American-born classmates to shame in scientific competition.
An apple for the teacher, or Eve? Credit: Getty Images Evolution. Creationism. Unlike chocolate and peanut butter, these are not typically thought of as two great tastes that taste great together. (You also don't eat them, but you know...Thirteen percent of bio teachers "explicitly advocate creationism," using "at least an hour of class time presenting it in a positive light."
Snow day? Grow some "snow" crystals inside. Credit: wildcreations.com You've watched every episode of "iCarly." You've played every board game in the house. Twice. It's freezing and snowy outside, and the kids are bouncing off the wall...Create crystals on these tiny cardboard trees.
I Scientist film from Storymakers TV on Vimeo.If your fourth grader hasn't yet been published in a major scientific journal, sorry, but she's just been bested by a group of kids in the United Kingdom. Twenty-five kids between the ages of 8 a...Really young scientists have their work published in a prestigious British journal.
I'll confess this without blushing: I'm an artsy mom. Ask me what a poem means and I'm like a dog with a bone. But when it comes to answering those big, science-related questions that all kids ask - Why is the moon out during the day? Why do dogs lik...
As science continues to advance, our ideas and values related to pregnancy and parenthood continue to be challenged. Should we test for birth defects? Would you control the sex of your baby if you could? Does a surrogate mother have no rights to t...
A child who smiles in his class picture is more likely to have a happy marriage. Credit: PictureQuestSay cheese! Kids with big smiles on class-picture day are more likely to have a happy and successful marriage. A DePauw University stud...
Dogs are just as smart as two-year-olds sometimes, according to a recent study. Photo: jupiterimagesIt turns out that dogs are more like our children than we realize. Two studies have found that man's best friend possesses a two-year-old child's...
No, this is not a headline from the Weekly World News. I heard they went out of business, but, whether or not they're still around they would love a headline like this. Scarily enough, a child was decapitated but, thanks to the miracle of science, et...
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