(Click to enlarge) At least one in three teachers bring climate change denial into the classroom, claiming that many scientists believe climate change is not caused by humans. (Credit: Mithril Cloud/ Wikimedia Commons) How is climate change being taught in American schools?(From Science Daily) -- Is it being taught at all? And how are [...]
( Click to enlarge) Project 2061, a long-term AAAS initiative to increase literacy in science, mathematics, and technology, has released an outline for its Green Schools Energy Curriculum, which utilizes real-time data on energy generation and consumption from green school buildings to teach middle school students the science of energy. (Credit: U.S. Department of [...]
(Click to enlarge) From 2003 to 2013, the number of scientists and engineers residing in the United States rose from 21.6 million to 29 million. This 10-year increase included significant growth in the number of immigrant scientists and engineers, from 3.4 million to 5.2 million. (Credit: Wikimedia Commons) From 2003 to 2013, the number [...]
Environmental Protection Agency Announces Appointment Of Mr. Robert Garcia To The National Environmental Education Foundation Board Of Directors
The National Environmental Education and Training Foundation (doing business as The National Environmental Education Foundation or NEEF) was created by Section 10 of Public Law 101-619, the National Environmental Education Act of 1990.
Under the provisions of Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for review and approval of the information collection listed below.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) as the site for the first national Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) network communications office.
S. 764, National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2015, introduced in March by Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS), was passed by the Senate this week by unanimous consent.
Policymakers were briefed on how our nation's biological field stations partner with agencies, non-governmental organizations, and communities to advance research, science education, and public engagement regarding our natural resources.
Republican senators rejected an amendment to a No Child Left Behind reform bill Wednesday that looked to establish a federal climate change education program.
More families are actively seeking out STEM focused education programs beyond traditional schooling that provide hands-on, project-based learning experiences for students, which significantly increases the percentage of graduates who pursue STEM degrees.
Federal agencies obligated $29 billion to 995 science and engineering academic institutions in fiscal year 2013, according to a new report from the National Science Foundation's (NSF) National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES).