How should we teach and learn about science? From chemistry sets and comics, to educational board games and TV programs, we often turn to play when it’s time to learn.
Comics: Old-School Distance-Learning Tools
How the often-maligned genre was used to train soldiers, explain the weather, and teach us about the modern world.
Science at Play
Discover the history of chemistry sets and how these miniature laboratories for children contained much more than their parts.
Periodic Tables Collection
Selected visual representations of the periodic table, with an emphasis on alternative layouts.
Learning History with Video Games
Are historical video games an important tool for learning or do they corrupt our collective understanding of the past?
Scientific Education Collection
A selection of chemistry sets, molecular models, and science kits used for both instruction and play, all primarily from the mid-20th century.
The Case of Continental Classroom
Before Bill Nye the Science Guy, there was Professor Harvey E. White of Continental Classroom.