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- Science How Lessons About Public Health Can Engage Students in Science ClassCurriculum about real problems can help students understand their daily lives and see themselves in the subject, educators say.Science If Climate Change Education Matters, Why Don’t All Teachers Teach It?Climate change education in schools is sporadic and limited, despite student interest and the urgency of the issue as temperatures rise and weather patterns become more severe.Science Will Restrictions on Teaching 'Controversial' Issues Target Science Classes?Proposals that target the teaching of evolution aren't new, experts say. But they're changing shape in the current political moment.Science 5 Ways to Make Computer Science More Accessible to All StudentsThere is a persistent income gap among students taking computer science classes in high school and those who aren't.Science How to Teach Climate Change: Your Questions, AnsweredTwo EdWeek reporters answered educators' questions about climate change education and combating feelings of hopelessness among students.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Join female STEM leaders as they discuss the importance of early cheerleaders, real life role models, and female networks of support.Science Opinion Let’s Mobilize Our Youth to Address the STEM Achievement GapYouth can play a role in addressing the STEM achievement gap, too, writes a high school student in this letter to the editor.Science Racial Disparities in STEM Start as Early as Kindergarten, New Study FindsSocioeconomic factors and school environment explain some of the disparities, but not all of them.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Learn how educators can address the globe’s growing digital divide by teaching STEM along a high-touch to high-tech spectrum.Science How These Teachers Center Student Voice in Science ClassThree award-winning teachers discuss connecting curricula to students’ lives and helping kids see themselves as scientists.Science Student Scientists Are Publishing Their Research In This Peer-Reviewed JournalMiddle and high schools students conduct scientific experiments—and present the findings in a scholarly publication.Science Spotlight Spotlight on STEMThis Spotlight will help you discover how to increase engagement in science, explore the benefits of teaching coding to students, and more.Science The Biden Administration's New STEM Initiative: What Will It Mean for K-12 Schools?The White House launches a new campaign to improve equity and access to STEM education and careers.Science Quiz Do You Know as Much as Students Do About Climate Change? Quiz YourselfTake our quiz to test your knowledge of climate change (and see how you stack up against today’s high school students).Science Teens Know Climate Change Is Real. They Want Schools to Teach More About ItMost high school students say climate change is real, but are iffy on the science behind global warming, a survey finds.