Check out this video about batteries, one in a series explaining electrical engineering to the masses:
Dr. Kiki is out on maternity leave, so the two of us gals will cause a little mayhem by discussing
the state of science education in the US. I'm not an education policy expert by any means, but have always been interested
in how to best explain science to the general public (hence this website).
Jeri and I started a flurry of
activity on twitter by asking people to share memorable science teachers or specific science moments!
far, informally, I see the following trends:
Most share a story from 7th, 8th or 9th grade.
As expected, explosions and guts are very memorable.
People really appreciate a teacher
who listens, cares and believes in them!