Mount Prospect Library Pioneers Youth Science Program
Byline: Submitted by Mount Prospect Public Library
A program developed at the Mount Prospect Public Library to generate early interest in math and science has proved so successful that it is being expanded into an eight-state region.
Through the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers-Chicago Section, a prototype project grant made it possible for librarians at the Mount Prospect Public Library to create "Science-to-Go" engineering kits and a Mad Scientist Club. The kits proved so popular with library patrons and the demand was so high that the project is being expanded throughout the Midwest.
"This is the classic example of taking something …
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Publication information: Article title: Mount Prospect Library Pioneers Youth Science Program. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: May 22, 2012. Page number: 3. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 2012 Gale Group.
This material is protected by copyright and, with the exception of fair use, may not be further copied, distributed or transmitted in any form or by any means.