Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
WOSU News Archives For: July 1, 2005
A recent study shows a math gap among U.S. students and students in other industrialized countries. Recent assessments show a slight improvement, but math educators say the gap is still too wide. WOSU’s science reporter Brent Deschamp visited a math camp and talked to math educators to find out about the math gap first hand see if the gap was greater than the sum of its parts.
America has a math problem. Too few understand too little about the exact science. In fact, a recent assessment ranks the U.S. 24th out of 29 industrialized countries. WOSU science reporter Brent Deschamp reports math educators are working to boost understanding of sums, quotients and quadratic equations.