Rethinking How Kids Learn Science

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Lynn D. Dierking, interim associate dean for research, College of Education, Sea Grant professor in free-choice learning, science & mathematics education, College of Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Ore.

Linda Kekelis, executive director, Techbridge, Oakland, Calif.

Susan Singer, Laurence McKinley Gould professor of the natural sciences, department of biology, Carleton College, Northfield, Minn.

How important are museums, TV shows and after school clubs to teaching kids science? Ira Flatow and guests look at "informal science education" and what researchers are learning about learning science. Plus, what's the best way to keep undergraduate science majors in science?



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