The Science Engager In You

What does Harry Potter have to do with science?

Episode Summary

In our second episode, we talked to Edward Kang, a molecular neuroscientist and science educator from Chicago. Edward and his wife Amy co-founded the Laboratory Collective, an initiative that has opened new pathways for Science Engagement outside traditional teaching.

Episode Notes

In our second episode, we talked to Edward Kang, a molecular neuroscientist and science educator from Chicago. Edward and his wife Amy co-founded the Laboratory Collective, an initiative that has opened new pathways for Science Engagement outside traditional teaching. 

Together, they invite young students to solve scientific problems while being immersed in imaginary worlds. In this episode, you will hear about Edward’s creative approach, the challenges of turning to virtual teaching and working from home, and the power of storytelling to engage young students with science. 

To know more about our episode’s guest

> The Laboratory Collective

> Edward Kang’s at the Falling Walls Conference in 2019

Email us any time at engage@falling-walls.com or find us at www.falling-walls.com/engage.

Podcast produced by Falling Walls Engage & Yannic Hannebohn / Pola.Berlin

 

Music Credits

Blue Dot Sessions – Greylock

KSMK X Dizaro – You Make Me

Stevia Sphere – Chlorophyll