Teachers and Parents: Science activities for the whole family

By Bethany Brookshire, 10:23 AM February 19, 2014

CHICAGO — It might seem that a scientific conference would attract only scientists. But the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting is different. This year, some 10,250 registrants came to hear experts discuss new findings and policy issues in all areas of scientific research. But during the weekend, more than 3,000 kids also turned up. They were headed for the Family Science Days, a veritable science carnival. Thirty-one speakers and science-related groups joined t...

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