This interactive infographic from the National Academies Press highlights essential practices for K-12 science classrooms from A Framework for K-12 Science Education with references to the contents of the full report.
Report Recommends New Framework for Estimating the Social Cost of Carbon
New from the Department of Energy’s Office of Economic Impact and Diversity is the Girls of Energy website! Here you’ll find great lessons and activities on power sources, energy efficiency, safety and security, and innovative technologies. Watch videos and meet amazing women scientists working in all areas of energy to make our world a better place.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) are excited to continue Generation Nano: Small Science, Superheroes! This competition asks high school students to choose a societal area to focus on and then design nanotechnology-enabled gear for an original superhero.
A new study done by researchers at the University of Wisconsin Center for Sleep and Consciousness and published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows the brain’s ability to perform split tasks while driving.