From your first experiments with sink and float in first grade, through your molecular biophysics Ph.D. dissertation, the study of science proves itself to be a never-ending exploration. This section highlights how students in the Boston community are interacting with science, how teachers bring curiosity into their classroom and opportunities for lifelong learners.
Science Metropolis editor Joseph Caputo began his day job as an extracurricular science teacher last January. Throughout the experience he chronicled the ups and downs through an insightful series of essays commenting on different methods of science education and his student’s relationship to science. Mr. Caputo Teaches… covers how to teach science simply, be it fire, photography, or plasma guns with a bit of humor. (Click here to read the continuing series.)
KnowAtom science programs bring science, engineering and technology to life for children from preschool through Grade 6. KnowAtom’s after school, in-school and summer science programs engage kid’s intelligence through hands-on projects and guided conversation. Science Metropolis featured KnowAtom in June and continues to have a relationship with the group. (Click here to visit the KnowAtom Website.)
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