Thursday, June 16, 2022

Sparking Young Neurons in Pakistan

Environmental & Science Education, STEM, Science Literacy, Children, Learning, Maths

Ed Hessler

Lalah Rukh founded Science Fuse , "a non-governmental organization in Lahore, Pakistan, that is working to promote access to high-quality education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in 2016.

Abdullahi Tsanni for the British science journal Nature recently interviewed her about the joys and the challenges of her work. Here is what was discussed but see the interview for the details.

--On her first interests in science and science engagement

--Where the idea of Science Fuse came from.

--On the importance of boosting STEM education in Pakistan

--Barriers that hinder girls who want to study STEM subjects and pursue STEM careers

--What she finds most interesting when teaching children about science

And here is a link to Science Fuse--an interactive science & maths program.

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