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Breakthroughs in Science

Archive for the ‘Science & Mathematics Education’ Category

Rethinking How Kids Learn Science

Monday, November 14th, 2011

A Science Friday adviser for NPR, Lynn Dierking talks about free-choice learning  opportunities outside of the classroom for children to learn science. Listen to the NPR story here.

Lessons from the Magic Planet

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

Readers — we’re pleased to introduce Nick Houtman, a writer who will be contributing posts to the Breakthroughs blog. We’re very excited to have him join us! * * * * * * * * On my first visit to the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, I saw whales, volcanoes and dinosaurs. I […]