More Than a Hobby: How Volunteers Support Science
Why count birds, give gardening advice or gaze at stars? Research says citizen science benefits volunteers, the community and science itself.
NSF-funded Afterschool Program Powering Up in Durham
Middle school students in Durham will have time to explore electrical engineering and computer science as part of a 3-year, National Science Foundation project NC State is leading.
Researchers Eye Gaming As Tool for Boosting Computer Science Skills, Diversity in Middle Schools
An interdisciplinary team of researchers is launching an initiative that will use a custom-designed video game to boost computational thinking in middle school science classrooms and foster diversity in the sciences.
Do Teachers’ Climate Change Beliefs Influence Students?
A coastal North Carolina study examines effects of middle school teaching and students' climate knowledge.