Want Scientifically Literate Children? [2mins,9secs]:
This is the most grumpy I’ve ever seen Neil deGrasse Tyson speak, but I appreciate his conviction. Here the same point articulated another way:
Neil deGrasse Tyson and how Kids are Born Scientists [2mins,14secs]:
“We don’t have enough parents who know how to value the inquisitive nature of their own kids.” ~Neil deGrasse Tyson
And if you don’t know Neil deGrasse Tyson, and his incredible series COSMOS, here is a mere taste:
To me Neil deGrasse Tyson is nothing less than than the world’s authority on all things Science for the People; someone whose every word I am prone to dangle on… even if I do nod off to sleep at times under the spell of his sonorous voice during the infinitely interesting episodes of his COSMOS series (available on NETFLIX… DO NOT MISS IT).
And of course, this series is meant to pick up where Carl Sagan left off a few decades back. Speaking of which, I just found the first episode of THAT one on YouTube! [1hr]:
OK, that’s my public service to science, and kids, “and people,” for the day.