Learning science: Taking stock of what happens outside of school

teenager learns about marine ecology at the New York Aquarium. Where did you have some of your earliest experiences with science? Was it a trip to a planetarium that gave you a new awareness of Earth's place in the universe? An aquarium show that taught you about a vast ecosystem beneath the surface of the ocean? Or maybe a science museum, where the chance to see and touch fossils ignited an interest in dinosaurs?With young people spending about 80 percent of their time outside of school, there are opportunities to take advantage of learning ... More at http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=133508&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click
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