STEM for All: Unconventional approaches can extend the reach of science and natural history museums

Museum magazine January 2014 issue

My latest article—an opinion piece—just came out in Museum magazine (January 2014 issue). In it, I talk about a variety of initiatives that extend science education/communication beyond the walls of museums. The digital edition is available to members of the American Alliance of Museums.

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Blog Post: Hacking the Scouts

Image of Natalie and a mentor soldering courtesy of Mr. Lim.

This piece was originally posted on Getting Smart – you can read it here. In the world of DIY, “hacking” is the idea of taking something and modifying it to fit your needs. With the spread of maker culture (think Maker Faire, makerspaces, or the proliferation of knitting clubs), many parents…

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