Learning through making

Young museum visitors use a paint set of acids and bases to learn about pH. In the Tinkering Studio at the Exploratorium in San Francisco, a group of young people is making tiaras--light-up tiaras. Using copper wire, a soldering iron, batteries and LED lights, they use trial and error to build the kind of design they want. In the process, they start to figure something out. If you want all your lights to ... More at http://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=131761&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=clickThis is an NSF News item.