June 12, 2012 — U of T entrepreneurs make science fun for kids around the world
In low-resource countries that teach the sciences, many classes focus on rote memorization instead of interactive, hands-on demonstrations.
Pueblo Science, a not-for-profit company led by science PhD students and grown out of an innovative entrepreneurship program at the University of Toronto, has taken notice and action. Members of Pueblo Science recently returned from a successful trip to the Philippines where they promoted a hands-on approach to science education by sharing inexpensive and fun science kits they had developed in Canada.
- Read the full article and interview with Mayrose Salvador, president of Pueblo Science, and Cynthia Goh, director of the Institute for Optical Sciences.