Cicada Location App for Tracking Two Buzzy Broods

Trillions of periodical cicadas will emerge from the ground this spring, bringing with them their loud buzzing and molted exoskeletons. There are two broods of periodical cicadas—those that emerge every 13 years and those that emerge every 17 years.

Competition That Emulates a Professional STEM Symposium

Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) is a STEM competition sponsored by the US Department of Defense that challenges high school students from everywhere to achieve, and to build the skills that prepare them for college and career.

Imagination Day - Cool Conference Cool Teachers

Science is Cool is hosting its fourteenth free virtual unconference for cool teachers on July 23, 2024. Imagination Day will broadcast live from Walt Disney World Resort at EPCOT, starting at 10 a.m. (ET) / 7 a.m. (PT).

Space Stories Created Through a Collaboration of Animation Students and Astronomers

What if you put a team of astronomers and a class of animation students together to try to explain the mysteries of the Universe? Since 2013, NASA scientists have worked with students at Maryland Institute College of Art to produce a series of animations based on research related to black holes, pulsars, dark matter, and more.

Scientific Articles Written by Scientists in Partnership with Young Readers

Frontiers for Young Minds publishes articles that either describe new research on the cutting edge (New Discovery) or explain a key idea that is fundamental for understanding a scientific field (Core Concept). Articles cross all subject areas in STEMM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine).

Campaign to Recycle Solar Eclipse Glasses

Those highly sought-after eclipse glasses may seem useless now that the brief April 8 solar event is in the past. However, there are ways to pay it forward by offering the special eyewear to others.

Conversation with Space Scientists on National Space Day

Fourth- and fifth-grade teachers are invited to join classes across the country for an out-of-this-world experience on National Space Day. The US space industry and NASA are offering students a look into the science and technology that will shape their generation’s future—on this planet and beyond.