RESET was one of over 500 organizations that participated in the USA Science and Engineering Festival on the National Mall this past weekend (10/23-10/24/10). Hundreds of children visited the ReSET booth to try science experiments, as did many former-children. A number of the scientists and engineers who visited expressed interest in learning more about volunteering. Many thanks to ReSET volunteers Ji Chen, Bob Blumberg, Rich Repplier, Bob Hauptman, Bob Stern, Eva Jacobs, and Felton Rogers who attended and helped out. Bob Blumberg’s experiment demonstrating air pressure with an upended cup of water was a big hit. Ji and Eva spent hours helping future scientists and engineers use batteries and electrical wire to light up a flashlight bulb.
The report below is from ReSET’s Harold Sharlin; it describes his science program for 3 year olds. ReSET is interested in recruiting volunteers to reach more pre-Kindergarten students. Unlike ReSET’s elementary school program,
The second entry of our RESET Careers Series is here! Data Scientist Monica Puerto teaches us about her exciting field:
Report from RESET Volunteer Beverly Yett: The two things the students seemed to be most excited about were the facial reconstruction and what they called the bird beak experiment. This was a bit of a diversion for
Thank you for the gift card, but more importantly giving our second grade students the wonderful opportunity to experience RESET. We were lucky enough to have not one, but all three classes experiences fantastic