Podcast with In-Depth Science Stories from Around the World
A program of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) in the United States, Science Sessions present brief conversations with cutting-edge researchers, academy members, and policymakers as they discuss topics relevant to today’s scientific community. Listeners hear behind-the-scenes stories of work published in PNAS, plus a broad range of scientific news about discoveries that affect the world around us. In a recent session, researchers explored how and when humans first arrived in the Americas. In another session, scientists explained the otherworldly sounds of the musical saw. You can subscribe to Science Sessions wherever you get your podcasts.
Each month we publish blogs and newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in July.
Primer is a community built for ambitious youth to explore their interests together and compete in monthly competitions. Primer clubs offer passionate young people everything, from writing to game design.
The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, has partnered with Exelon Foundation in championing science learning for high school students and in encouraging new thinking about the environment. Out-of-school-time providers are invited to develop a STEM Lab for the future aimed at tackling solutions to the environmental crisis, with a minds-on approach and hands-on science skills.