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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.

[youtube:http://youtu.be/YiNKyBALfuk%5D

 

 

About David Crotty

I am the Editorial Director, Journals Policy for Oxford University Press. I oversee journal policy and contribute to strategy across OUP’s journals program, drive technological innovation, serve as an information officer, and manage a suite of research society-owned journals. I was previously an Executive Editor with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, creating and editing new science books and journals, and was the Editor in Chief for Cold Spring Harbor Protocols. I received my Ph.D. in Genetics from Columbia University and did developmental neuroscience research at Caltech before moving from the bench to publishing. I have been elected to the STM Association Board and serve on the interim Board of Directors for CHOR Inc., a not-for-profit public-private partnership to increase public access to research.

Discussion

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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