Mario and texting make a fun science fair project

By Bethany Brookshire, 15:46 PM February 6, 2014

Science fairs can leave parents scrambling for project ideas. Jen Gunter, an obstetrician and gynecologist in San Francisco, Calif., decided not to go with any of the ideas on popular science fair websites. She thought outside the box and came up with a fun idea that let her sons combine science with their love of video games.

At first, Gunter says, she and her twin 10-year-old sons “looked at a bunch of more traditional science fair projects.” Many sites suggesting topics leaned very heavily ...

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