SCIENCE
10/08/2013 08:22 pm ET | Updated Jan 23, 2014

Mobile Lab Is New Vehicle For STEM Ed

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A magic school bus will hit the streets of Chicago this winter, but Ms. Frizzle won't be driving.
Meet the Think Tank, a fully-functioning mobile neuroscience lab aiming to engage K-12 students in STEM fields. Conceived by associate professor of psychology Daniel Casasanto and cognitive science researcher Tyler Alterman, who works in Casasanto's lab, the Think Tank will travel to schools, museums, and youth centers throughout the city promoting science education, specifically to students with disadvantaged backgrounds.

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