A child and his mother doing a science experiment together at home.

Raising a Scientifically Literate Child and Why it Matters

What is Scientific Literacy? Is being a scientist the same thing as being scientifically literate? The answer is a little more complicated than a simple “yes” or “no”. Scientists, presumably, are scientifically literate, but individuals who are scientifically literate aren’t necessarily scientists. American astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson was once asked if he hopes that his

Field Notes from Our Executive Director, Cindy Adams

Cindy Adams is the Executive Director at Scientists in School – but did you know that she’e also an ecologist, botanist, and avid birder? When Cindy saw her first Rose-breasted Grosbeak with her own set of binoculars at the age of seven, she didn’t realize that this would set her on a path of birdwatching