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- SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Discover innovative strategies to create an inclusive STEM classroom. Explore challenges, share insights, and embrace diversity in education.Science This District Hopes Seeing What AI Can Do Will Spur More Students to Take Computer ScienceDistricts including Florida's Broward County put an AI twist on coding activities during an annual computer science event.Science Aligned Science Curriculum, Better Scores? Research Finds a ConnectionA WestEd evaluation of the Amplify Science curriculum found it raised student performance on NGSS-aligned assessment questions.Science Opinion Want to Get Students Excited About Physics? Try Using a Glass of WaterThe physics field needs more new voices. Celebrating the everyday awe around you is a good place to start, writes a Yale physicist.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Get ready for hands-on activities and innovative teaching approaches that will spark students’ passion for STEM subjects.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.In today’s world where so many different elements of the news and of our culture are competing for students’ attention, one of the hardest things to do in grades 6 to 12 science education is to show young people the impact of what they are learning and why it matters. For a teacher, it’s a true gift to make space in your classroom – and in your curriculum – for letting students see how what they are learning can impact society in a truly positive way.Science U.S. Teachers Lag Behind Global Peers in Teaching About Sustainability. Here's WhyMany say they want materials and supports to help them weave topics like clean energy across subjects.Science Q&A How High School Students Are Making STEM Education Accessible for Younger KidsTeam STEAM is a program where high school students help elementary students develop STEM skills.Science Opinion How to Teach Students About Climate Change—Without Giving Them Eco-AnxietyClimate science education is essential, but the wrong approach can damage young people’s mental health, warn two students. Here are 4 tips.Could teaching video game development help schools and colleges to level-up? Frank Moody, education relations lead at GameMaker - a game development engine used by schools and colleges, believes now is the perfect time for educators to introduce video game development in classrooms.Science White Students Are Less Concerned About Climate Change Than Students of Color. Here's WhyNearly half of white teenagers said the threat of climate change hasn't affected their plans for the future.Science Rural Students Are More Skeptical of Climate Change. What Should Teachers Do?Nearly 8 in 10 U.S. teenagers agree with the scientific consensus that climate change is real and mainly caused by human activity.Science How Lessons About Public Health Can Engage Students in Science ClassCurriculum about real problems can help students understand their daily lives and see themselves in the subject, educators say.Science If Climate Change Education Matters, Why Don’t All Teachers Teach It?Climate change education in schools is sporadic and limited, despite student interest and the urgency of the issue as temperatures rise and weather patterns become more severe.Science Will Restrictions on Teaching 'Controversial' Issues Target Science Classes?Proposals that target the teaching of evolution aren't new, experts say. But they're changing shape in the current political moment.