• Op-Eds,  This Week's Paper

    Op-Ed: Project START

    Project START is a nonprofit organization that exists at multiple undergraduate and graduate schools. Our initiative is to spark a science interest in fourth grade students through fun and interactive science experiments. Our program currently runs at one school, and it is working phenomenally. We taught four classes this past fall semester and are completing the rest of the grade in the spring semester. The fourth graders love our experiments and are eagerly expressing interest in most of the experiments we conduct. Furthermore, the faculty members enjoy our time there for two reasons: it gives them a chance to take a break in their busy work day and they get…