Teachers: ‘Cafés’ offer teens a quick sip of science

By Bethany Brookshire, 23:00 PM February 20, 2014

CHICAGO — Mention science cafés to someone familiar with them, and a scientist lecturing to a bar full of adults will likely come to mind. But an early-morning session, February 16, at this year’s American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting showcased a very different type of event. Instead of adults listening to a speaker over pints of beer, I saw a gaggle of teens screaming as they ran from a man in a gorilla suit. It was all in the name of learning science.

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