Looking at new ways to learn math, science

A joint UC San Diego and San Diego State program studies how people learn math and science and then use that research to develop more effective K-12 and college curricula.

Predicting when plants face extinction threat

A UC Riverside graduate student has developed a mathematical model to predict when plants are at risk of losing their pollinators, which could guide decisions that help prevent extinctions of wildflower species.

Learning algebra too early may harm some students, study says

Learning about all those x's, y's and quadratic equations too early in life may do more harm than good for some students, finds a UC Davis study.