Has assembled a vast collection of science fair project ideas written by science teachers, professional scientists, and educational consultants on popular science fair topics ranging from physics and chemistry to biology and even sociology. When I looked in my calendar and saw that the opening of Sky Art 83” fell during the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, when each family builds a sukkah to celebrate this joyous holiday, I agreed to participate if the City of Munich would support my building a sukkah at the entrance to the museum.
At the university/college level, using appropriate technology -related projects to spark non-physics majors’ interest in learning physics has been shown to be successful.23 This is a potential opportunity to forge the connection between physics and social benefit.
Readers wishing to be inspired will be able to take away clear understandings of how education is shifting from an information-age to a conceptual age, how creativity (as we have known it) is shifting from a focus on the individual to a focus on networks, and how intersections between and among art, science, technology and culture are richly laden with social, biological, spiritual, political, and aesthetic aspects that portray the in-between generative spaces for enhanced possibilities.
Apart from those, she also had an offer from Yale-NUS, the only local university she had applied to. If she didn’t manage to secure a scholarship, the choice would be clear because we had told her we would only be able to fund a local tertiary education.
Many types of individuals will play a critical role in improving science education: teachers; science supervisors; curriculum developers; publishers; those who work in museums, zoos, and science centers; science educators; scientists and engineers across the nation; school administrators; school board members; parents; members of business and industry; and legislators and other public officials.