science education

Shenzhou 10 Astronaut Beams Lesson From Space

After the launch of the Shenzhou 10 on June 11 and the spacecraft’s successful docking with the experimental Tiangong-1 space station/laboratory module two days later, China’s second female astronaut in space Wang...

China Scientists Lead World in Research Growth

From the Financial Times: China has experienced the strongest growth in scientific research over the past three decades of any country, according to figures compiled for the Financial Times, and the pace shows no sign of...

Science Superpowers

On his New Yorker blog, Evan Osnos writes about the future of scientific achievement and why America is going to need to work hard to keep up with China in this arena in coming years: American policymakers have begun to notice...

East Meets West in the Classroom – ABC News

From Good Morning America’s ongoing series about China: Carol Wang and Emily Ellenberger live 7,000 miles apart, but the teenagers share many similarities. Both are focused, determined, sociable, determined and computer-savvy. Yet once the school bell rings, the differences between the two college-bound students’ educations are striking. Carol’s school in China is sharply focused on […]



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