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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Prototyping for the Uni Project

I’ve always wondered if a “little free science museum” was a viable idea, so when I read about the Uni Project in New York, I was very excited. The Uni is a portable reading room, but could easily be adapted to offer mini exhibits and hands-on activities instead of or in addition to books. Long story short, my prototype activity “How Old is Old?” debuted on the east coast recently – read about it here!