How Acting Like a Scientist Can Help You Play

I heard this story on NPR recently, and I think it’s the best advice I’ve heard in awhile on how to get out in the woods and explore, relax, and as they say in the article, take time to smell the roses! The answer: make an exploratory game out of it. “Pretend” to be a […]

Un-geekifying scientists

Interesting article about making science appealing to youngsters, particularly girls: Addressing the country’s shortfall of students in the STEM disciplines (science, engineering, technology and mathematics) begins with persuading students that scientists are people, too. A series produced by the science program NOVA, available online, is a good place to start. The Secret Life of Scientists […]