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Dropping Science on the Bronx

As part of the Science Genius program, meant to use hip hop culture to hack the science education model currently used in secondary schools, the Wu Tang Clan’s GZA makes an unexpected and inspirational visit to a high school classroom. Want to drive interest in science to the next generation? This is how it’s done.



About David Crotty

I am a Senior Editor with Oxford University Press' journal publishing program. Prior to that I served as an Executive Editor at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, and was also the commissioning editor for their book publishing program. Many years ago, I was a research scientist, receiving my Ph.D. in Genetics & Development from Columbia University, and doing postdoctoral research in neural development at Caltech.


4 thoughts on “Dropping Science on the Bronx

  1. BOOM!!!Fo’Real

    Posted by digitalhegemon | Jun 21, 2013, 5:45 am
  2. Unfortunate still for UK readers. Showing two fingers that way suggests you want someone to go forth and multiply elsewhere.

    Posted by martin | Jun 21, 2013, 7:01 am
  3. Amazing! I love this.

    Posted by Allie | Jun 21, 2013, 1:41 pm
  4. Fantastic! Science Genius Program and Rap. Awesome.

    Posted by mcsone | Jun 21, 2013, 9:35 pm

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