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Cards Against Humanity Just Paid for a Young Woman’s College Tuition

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Oct. 28 2015 5:06 PMCandidates Bungle Science, but Neil deGrasse Tyson Says the Problem Starts With Voters
Science
Nov. 4 2014 11:23 AMDon’t Worry Your Pretty Little HeadsA New York Times op-ed trolls the academic science community.
Science
March 14 2014 8:08 AMMicrobes in SpaaaaaceWhy we’re launching microbes from football fields, a dinosaur, and the Liberty Bell to the International Space Station.
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Jan. 16 2014 4:30 AMTexas Public Schools Are Teaching CreationismAn investigation into charter schools’ dishonest and unconstitutional science, history, and “values” lessons.
Family
Oct. 18 2013 7:38 AM“Could You Be an Animal If You Didn’t Have Any Bones?”The picture book that will show your kid how evolution works.
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Sept. 12 2013 8:00 AMCreationists Stomp on Texas Textbook Science
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June 13 2013 8:00 AMA Win for Science in Kansas
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Oct. 9 2012 4:51 PMWhen It Comes to Science and Tech, Are There Really Any Differences Between Obama and Romney?
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Oct. 4 2012 11:50 AMHow To Fix the Bias Against Women in Science? Think Big.
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June 29 2012 4:22 PMLearning Math From Software Is Like Learning Parenting Skills From Second Life
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June 27 2012 12:47 PMLet’s Copy How Finland, South Korea, and Canada Teach ScienceLessons from teachers whose countries excel at science education.
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June 25 2012 6:00 AMWhy Johnny Can’t Add Without a CalculatorTechnology is doing to math education what industrial agriculture did to food: making it efficient, monotonous, and low-quality.
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June 20 2012 7:15 AMThe Gambler and the ScientistA day at the races teaches us about our unscientific notions of “science literacy.”
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June 17 2012 7:15 AMWe Don’t Need More Scientists—We Need Better OnesA chemist responds to Slate’s David Plotz’s claim that not enough students are going into science and engineering.
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June 13 2012 7:50 AMExtreme Marshmallow Cannons!How the government and private sector can turn American kids on to science through “Making.”
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Oct. 23 2015 1:04 PMNeil deGrasse Tyson Was Slate’s Personal Astrophysicist for a Day
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Oct. 29 2014 12:44 PMMiddle Schoolers' Dreams of Worms in Space Still Alive Despite Rocket Explosion
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Jan. 21 2014 7:45 AMWait. Texas Is Spending How Much Money to Violate the Constitution?
Education
Nov. 24 2013 11:45 PM“Tell Your Second-Grade Teacher I’m Sorry”The failure of science education in the United States.
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Oct. 2 2013 11:44 AMBy Odin’s Beard! Natalie Portman and Thor Inspire Girls to Study Science
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June 15 2013 8:00 AMCosmoquest Hangout-a-thon: 32 Straight Hours of Science
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Dec. 12 2012 2:15 PMWhat a Zombie Movie Made by Particle Physicists Tells Us About Science Education
New Scientist
Oct. 7 2012 7:06 AMDemocratize Astronomy Now!Why every country in Africa should have a research telescope.
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July 18 2012 4:46 PMSupercut Shows Mr. Wizard’s Most Crotchety Moments
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June 29 2012 7:15 AMSlate Readers’ Brilliant Ideas To Fix Science EducationShowcase research in public, put cool engineer characters on TV, and more.
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June 27 2012 12:47 PMLet’s Copy How Finland, South Korea, and Canada Teach ScienceLessons from teachers whose countries excel at science education.
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June 20 2012 9:45 AMHow To Stop Science Alienation SyndromeSplit K-12 science education into two tracks, for majors and nonmajors.
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June 19 2012 7:15 AMThe Five Misconceptions About Teaching Math and ScienceAmerican education has not declined and other surprising truths.
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June 14 2012 8:00 AMThe Dark-Matter AgesThe U.S. may be losing its place as the world leader in frontier physics research.
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June 11 2012 7:00 AMA Moment of ScienceI became an astronomer because I looked through a telescope at age 5. More kids need to experience that joy.

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