Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Making Science Sexy

Problem: Too few American college students are pursuing careers in science.

As China and India churn out scientists, Americans are getting worried ... [about] the lack of trained scientists and researchers [in the US]. ...How to save American science? Perhaps if more teens could do their own scientific research, more would get interested in science and we might not lose our innovation edge.

The problem is how to get more kids involved ... Because science isn't seen as sexy, students don't always realize how cool research can be. [Source:
Forbes, July 5, 2007]
Solution: Teens do their own scientific research so they can discover that science is sexy.

Course of Action: Parents and educators will facilitate the process by putting the right tools in kids' hands.

The Plasma Sperm Microscope, $79

The Plasma Sperm microscope is the easiest way to view samples of your own sperm, because that’s what it was made for! [Link here (NSFW)]

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