Opening their eyes’ – Labradorian

Opening their eyes’ – Labradorian

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 2015344 Views

August 13, 2015

Natuashish youth get fun lesson in science and technology
For Andrew Henderson, it’s all about the “wow moment” — that moment when a child’s eyes light up as they make a discovery that changes the way they see the world.

“We teach about different science careers and different things in science that they might not have learned in school,” said Henderson.

“We just try to open their eyes to the world around them, try to show [the children] that we’re not just bringing the science to them, the science is already there — we are just helping them to see and experience it.”

Henderson is an outreach worker with Actua, an organization that helps youth across the country develop an interest in science and engineering. Henderson and his team have been providing workshops to children in Labrador communities for the last five years.

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