A researcher has found that engaging elementary school students in science for as little as 10 hours a year can lead to improved test scores in math and language arts.
Suppose you’re interested in answering a simple question: how effective is aspirin at relieving headaches? If you want to have conviction in the answer, you’ll need to think surprisingly carefully about how you approach this question.
At the SIAM Annual Meeting held in Minneapolis in July, Dr. Emily Shuckburgh of the British Antarctic Survey explained dynamical systems methods that bring a new degree of understanding of mixing in the ocean, a process that has real consequences for our ability to model and predict future climate.
In a new study, girls and boys started grade school with different approaches to solving arithmetic problems, with girls favoring a slow and accurate approach and boys a faster but more error prone approach.