We paused the stream and confirmed that yes, this scientist, Bobak Ferdowsi, has a full-on mohawk. This meant so much to my somewhat apathetic-towards-science middle son. Science can be cool?
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If you think of everything in your environment as an opportunity to teach science to your child, you can create a wonder-filled summer of exploration.
Role models do not need to be confined to pop stars and basketball players. I want my sons to say "I want to be like Bobak Ferdowsi" (mohawk and all!).
It's fun to play with lights and shadows, whether in the sun outdoors or with a flashlight indoors.
Learning about science doesn't have to be limited to a museum. Here are some suggestions for creating opportunities right in your home:
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