white house science fair

Dan Crow's humor is infectious. Kids gravitate to him and it's clear he gives everything of himself.
There's WAY more than a paper mache volcano.
For a country famously lagging in math and science, how did we produce students like these -- and how can we produce more of them?
We don't give our kids enough experience in how to ask questions, develop a hypothesis, try things, gather data, and sometimes fail -- and to do so effectively. And we need to teach them it's OK for things to go wrong in the short term if they are working hard toward a longer goal and using the evidence-based process of science.
He donned a pretty pink tiara while posing for a photo with a Girl Scout troop from Oklahoma.