COVID-19 and Novel Coronavirus Updates

NCSE answers questions about coronavirus for teachers.

October 23, 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 challenges of teaching science is making it relevant to students. Why do I need to know the parts of a cell? Or the speed of light? Well…
October 1, 2020
Check out our entire series explaining the science involved in the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to receive our coronavirus update each week. True confessions time: I’m a podcast addict. I listen when I’m cooking dinner, when I’m walking the dog, when I’m knitting. Most of the podcasts I…
September 11, 2020
Check out our entire series explaining the science involved in the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to receive our coronavirus update each week. I love board games. So when my kids were little, I wanted to get them started as young as possible. Reader, this was a mistake. The problem wasn’t…
September 3, 2020
Check out our entire series explaining the science involved in the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to receive our coronavirus update each week. Editor's Note: The original version of this article was published on June 25, 2020. Because herd immunity is in the news again, we have posted…
August 28, 2020
Check out our entire series explaining the science involved in the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to receive our coronavirus update each week. No more than a couple of hours after the Washington Post published this article about the efficacy of various masks, an NCSE staffer…
August 21, 2020
Check out our entire series explaining the science involved in the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to receive our coronavirus update each week. How much evidence is needed? That’s a question that scientists have to answer over and over again, no matter what question they’re asking. There’s…
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…

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