Map: Ohio 8th-Graders Know Science



The United States of Science via the Mother Nature Network: a nifty presentation of areas in which each state excels.

"Burial place of Johnny Appleseed" for Indiana? That's basically a participation ribbon in fifth grade. But go Ohio, where 8th graders are basically science wizards, which is good because the Buckeye State also leads the nation in autism growth, so we'll need those youngsters to fix that.


(Via Mother Jones, Mother Nature Network)


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