From the laws of gravity to GPS, there are many things modern society should thank science for. Since most children are curious by nature, it comes as little surprise that many parents report that math and science are their kids' favorite subjects in school. These same parents, however, seem to believe that those subjects aren't as valuable as reading and writing when it comes to securing their children's futures. Experts disagree, and say that science education—both for parents and children—is the answer.
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If an art class only taught you how to paint a fence and never showed you paintings of the masters, you would probably not become a lover of art. This is how most math is taught. 00:13
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