Get kids’ education down to a science

The Kobe Science Museum needs improvement, but worth a visit.

EXCERPT:

“Not long after, however, the staff flipped a switch and the light show became a projected cartoon whose simplified explanation of astronomy bored all but the 6-year-old in our party.

The real fun began once I woke from an unintended nap and guided the kids into the first-floor activity room. Here, exhibits explain the principles of energy, physics, magnetism and mechanics. My slumber-induced daze ended abruptly as the kids set upon the first exhibit, which used air pressure to blast a plastic rocket across the room.”

Read the entire column at the Japan Times.

Childs Play 20151107 Get kids’ education down to a science

About Jason A Jenkins

Writer, father and informavore, Jason likes working in, around and between Tokyo's creative forces. He is an avid fan of live music, carry-on luggage, people-watching and Taiwanese high-mountain oolong tea.
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