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"It was definitely worth it to try out an idea that I was unsure about!" While her brief stint at the White House was just
There's WAY more than a paper mache volcano.
For a country famously lagging in math and science, how did we produce students like these -- and how can we produce more of them?
Their invention supports the Girl Scout Research Institute study Generation STEM: What Girls Say About Science, Technology
We don't give our kids enough experience in how to ask questions, develop a hypothesis, try things, gather data, and sometimes fail -- and to do so effectively. And we need to teach them it's OK for things to go wrong in the short term if they are working hard toward a longer goal and using the evidence-based process of science.
Ignoring his own stern warning to not "put stuff on your head if you’re president," Obama donned a tiara while posing for
Previous White House Science Fairs havefeatured everything from marshmallow launchers to robots. Last year's competition
Nye told HuffPost Live's Jacob Soboroff that he is open-minded about the potential for private companies to educate and inspire
We need to celebrate our scientific high achievers. Regional and national science fairs should be broadcasted, publicized, and covered in the media. And we need to find and commend role models in science, engineering, and math, whom young Americans can aspire to be like.
Andrew B. Raupp, the founder and director of Initiative Science, an organization that does STEM outreach with 84 Metro Detroit
Student "Making" and Starting Small Business to Sell his Invention. Fourteen year old Joey Hudy from Phoenix, Arizona is
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama made a "special plea" to the press on Tuesday to give coverage to the winners of the
At the White House Science Fair some of the brightest minds in the country discussed projects and policy to promote the kind of learning environment that supports the success of young scientists.
The White House Science Fair launches a week of activities that concludes with the USA Science and Engineering Festival Expo on the National Mall this weekend, all of which are part of the Educate to Innovate campaign.
According to President Obama, encouraging education and innovation in STEM fields is vital to the ensuring a prosperous American