After 175 years, the Museum of Science is embarking on a mighty mission: to get schoolchildren excited about engineering and technology, help the US compete in the global economy, and, oh yes, make field trips more fun.
IT'S 9:30 ON A TUESDAY MORNING , and seven yellow school buses are lined up in front of the Museum of Science, straddling the Charles River between Boston and Cambridge. These buses - and many more to follow this day - will disgorge about 1,000 children, ages 7 to 17, from 14 schools as far away as Pennsylvania. Inside, the ... (Full article: 2147 words)
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