16 Jan '15, 5pm

If you want kids to be interested in STEM, here are 10 places you need to take them

Scientific and engineering history is evident everywhere you look in our modern world, and there are a plethora of institutions, museums, facilities and other places that celebrate science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) ideas and innovations. In recent years, there has been an uptick in public policy and opinion that learning institutions, the government, and caretakers need to step up efforts to engage even the youngest of children in these fields early and often. This is in part to provide more career options for young people, as well as ensure the US remains competitive with countries abroad and that US companies have a talented pool of future employees to choose from at home. You can do your part to imbue a fascination with STEM topics in kids by taking them to places that pique this interest. Here are 10 places parents can visit with their kids to mak...

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