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- Science Science Teaching and Learning Found to Fall Off in PandemicThe pandemic could have been a shining moment for STEM learning. Instead, new studies find, students and teachers struggled.Science Opinion Working With the Likes of Lego, Disney, and Lucasfilm to Engage Students in STEMRick Hess speaks with FIRST's Erica Newton Fessia about inspiring young people's interest in STEM using team-based robotics programs.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.In this white paper, learn how science can be an important part of the day by using a curriculum that includes communication, collaborati...Science Leader To Learn From A Place Where Teachers Take the Lead on Science CurriculumAnna Heyer has empowered teachers to shape the science curriculum in an Arizona district, and has expanded time spent on science.Science Opinion Ten Culturally Responsive Teaching Strategies for the Science ClassroomFour teachers share how they implement culturally responsive instruction in their science classrooms.Science Remembering Challenger, 35 Years After Space Shuttle TragedyThe launch had a lasting impact on a generation of teachers and children who watched.Science Opinion How to Make Science Class Relevant During the PandemicCOVID-19 and climate change prove why science standards can't ignore real-world concerns, write Andrew Zucker and Pendred Noyce.Science Video How a STEM Program Helps Students of Color See Themselves in SciencePortland youngsters gather in gardens and cook vegan meals as part of Camp ELSO’s mission to foster STEM learning for students of color.Science Video Try This at Home: Science Experiments for All AgesScience teacher Jonte Lee offers a series of experiments for students from elementary through high school to try at home, under parental supervision, using supplies they likely already have on hand.Science Low-Achieving Boys Opt for STEM Careers More Than Most Girls DoA New York University study finds that the women who go into male-dominated science fields tend to be only the most high-achieving, but poor math and science grades and test scores don't deter young men by anywhere near as much.Science What Young People Don't Know About Money Could Hurt Them in This Economic Crash. How Schools Can HelpThe latest Program for International Student Assessment results paint a lackluster picture of U.S. students' financial skills going into the worst economic crisis in years. But they also highlight ways schools could help.