Sunday, February 28, 2010

Young scientists?

Are we putting our nation at risk by failing to engage young scientists? That is the question raised by this article in the Wall Street Journal, Fleeting Youth, Fading Creativity--The decline of successful young scientists could hurt innovation; tracking peak performance So how do we get children to become scientists? Can you believe it might start in wood shop? Engagement in the exploration of materials through arts and crafts provide the perfect launch toward scientific exploration.

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