COVID-19 and Novel Coronavirus Updates

NCSE answers questions about coronavirus for teachers.

July 31, 2020
Check out our entire series explaining the science involved in the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to receive our coronavirus update each week. One of the great strengths of science is that it can save you a lot of work by giving you a predictive framework. We don’t have to shoot hundreds…
July 24, 2020
Check out our entire series explaining the science involved in the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to receive our coronavirus update each week. My two sons attended a Catholic middle school where they had to wear a blazer and dress pants and button-down shirt and tie every day. Also shoes…
July 10, 2020
Check out our entire series explaining the science involved in the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to receive our coronavirus update each week. Today I’m going to be talking about scale. Specifically, about the important practical difference between tiny stuff and really, really tiny stuff…
June 25, 2020
Check out our entire series explaining the science involved in the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to receive our coronavirus update each week. Approximately 400 years ago, on March 27, 2020, I wrote an article entitled “Is Social Distancing Working?” Here it is three months later and we…
June 19, 2020
Check out our entire series explaining the science involved in the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to receive our coronavirus update each week. Lately, you’ve probably been hearing a lot about a second wave of COVID-19 in the fall. You might be wondering, “When did the first wave end? Was I…
June 12, 2020
Check out our entire series explaining the science involved in the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to receive our coronavirus update each week. To follow along with this article, you’re going to need a set of Pick-Up Sticks. Or, in a pinch, a bunch of toothpicks or bamboo skewers. (One…
May 28, 2020
Check out our entire series explaining the science involved in the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to receive our coronavirus update each week. For months, public health guidance was clear: if you don't have to go out, don't. The goal was to slow the spread of coronavirus and "flatten the…

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