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    What's the Best Gift to Spur Scientific Curiosity in Kids? Try Some Time Outdoors

    fileWant to turn your kids into future Einsteins? Here's a tip: Take 'em out for a hike. A USA Today article published Tuesday (Dec. 13) discussed ways to spark scientific curiosity and creativity in children. While listing toys that can reinforce that objective, reporter Liz Szabo also quoted parents and educators who stressed the importance of getting children outdoors and acquainting them with the natural world. Susan Niebur, an astrophysicist and mother of 2, says the most important thing ...

    Posted by T.D. Wood on December 21, 2011 12:49 PM & Tagged Hiking, gifts, headlamps, kids and science | permalink | Comments

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