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Why Are Adults Left Out of Hands-On Science Learning?

Marcos Stafne | Posted 12.07.2014 | Science
Marcos Stafne

A struggle I have with trying to learn science as an adult is that it's often a solitary activity. Working in a children's museum, I'm constantly trying to promote interactive science experiences for kids, but outside museums I haven't found consistent hands-on opportunities for adults to deepen my understanding of science.

Do You Really Want to Be a Neuroscientist?

Marcos Stafne | Posted 11.09.2014 | Science
Marcos Stafne

When we talk to young people about careers in science, we should emphasize both the awesome aspects of science careers and the importance of internship and service learning to understand if a career in science is really the right match.

Planning A Trip To The Big Apple? Read Our Guide To Family Vacations In New York City

The Huffington Post | Shellie Braeuner | Posted 10.12.2011 | Travel

Family vacations in New York City can be rewarding experiences or absolute disasters — it all depends on pretrip homework. To make planning easier, ...

Let the Arts Help Rebuild the Economy

Randall Bourscheidt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Randall Bourscheidt

The Obama administration should devote a portion of the new jobs program to matching this local investment in the arts infrastructure. The immediate gain in jobs will lead to the long-term benefit of stronger communities.