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Science education research paper topics

Science education in the United States is still lagging behind other First World countries. Many people have suggested new teaching methods and strategies to encourage students to pursue and enjoy studying STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) subjects.

Learn more about science education here. (Credit: Mashable)

Learn more about science education here. (Credit: Mashable)

Here are some interesting research paper topics on science education for teaching STEM fields. Read more

Women in technology gender gap as your research topic

The gender gap in STEM careers is a popular topic of conversation these days. While we know there’s a lack of diversity in science, we still haven’t worked out what to do about it, which leaves the door open to a whole host of research paper topics about the issue of women in technology and ways to resolve it.

Learn more about women in technology. (Credit: Skilled Up.com)

Learn more about women in technology. (Credit: Skilled Up.com)

A new documentary, CODEGIRL, focuses on encouraging more girls to go into careers in technology. Read more

Science education and STEM topics for your research paper

The fields of science education and STEM (science, technology, engineering & math) provide many interesting research paper topics, from declining enrollment and follow-through in science majors in higher education, to women in science and teachers making science learning fun.

Learn more about science education and STEM fields. (Credit: Equality Magazines)

Learn more about science education and STEM fields. (Credit: Equality Magazines)

For your science and technology or education term paper, consult science articles for current science in the news topics. Read more

Women and minorities in STEM fields as your research topic

In July 2015, U.S. News hosted a symposium on ways to attract women and minorities to STEM fields in higher education.

Discuss the disparity in STEM fields in your next research paper. (Credit: OnlineUniversities.com)

Discuss the disparity in STEM fields in your next research paper. (Credit: OnlineUniversities.com)

Good research paper topics for a science and technology or engineering class could be to discuss the disparity of women and minorities in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers and ways to encourage more participation. Read more

“The moon is a planet”— Science education in America

The title of this article comes from a frightening—to American educators—conversation between two TV personalities who were discussing whether the moon was a planet or a star. You certainly don’t need to know solar system facts to sell shirts on TV, but the conversation was another face slap to the deplorable state of math and science education in the United States.

The Earth and Moon offer great topics for science research papers. (Credit: MikkelHH)

The Earth and Moon offer great topics for science research papers. (Credit: MikkelHH)

For good term paper topics, consider writing your research paper about ways to improve STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) studies in the U.S. Read more

Women in STEM fields: Academics and mentoring

The percentage of women studying STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math) in colleges is low—just 19 percent. STEM is often seen in academics as a boy’s club, and many colleges are having trouble attracting and retaining women in science and technology. Here are some ways colleges are encouraging women to study STEM and how an effective and sympathetic mentor can help them graduate.

The percentage of women studying STEM fields is low, some colleges are finding ways to change that. (Credit: Research Matters)

The percentage of women studying STEM fields is low, some colleges are finding ways to change that. (Credit: Research Matters)

Women underrepresented in STEM

Although women lead men in college enrollment and graduation rates, men still vastly outnumber women in the number of graduates in STEM fields. Read more