There has been a growing emphasis in encouraging young people to pursue STEM fields, yet both students and adults often have only a passing understanding and interest in science—from social sciences to physics to medicine. How can we build “science literacy” and passion throughout our society?
Guests: Kate Dickerson, Maine Science Festival director
Ruth Lyons, Gifted and Talented Coordinator for RSU #22 (Hampden, Winterport, Newburgh, and Frankfort). She has a PhD in Educational Psychology, concentrating in Gifted Education and Educational Leadership.
Susan MacKay, founder and CEO of Cera Helix in Orono, a company that offers energy-efficient filtration technology. She has a PhD in Chemistry.