Beyond the Classroom

Children have many of the qualities all scientists need: curiosity and a joy for learning new things.

Science for three-year-olds? Absolutely!

Can three-year-olds really begin to understand scientific concepts like states of matter, force, and motion? “Absolutely,” says Meg Davis, manager of curriculum development for Knowledge Universe. “Children are young scientists. They learn about the world around them through their senses.”  This natural curiosity is the basis for KinderCare’s new early science education program, to be

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Portland Business Journal Editor Suzanne Stevens (left) presents Vice President of Education Linda Hassan Anderson with a 2015 Orchid Award.

Linda Hassan Anderson Awarded 2015 Women of Influence Orchid Award

Linda Hassan Anderson, Vice President of Education for Knowledge Universe, was recognized by the Portland Business Journal as a Woman of Influence, honored for her leadership at KU, her involvement with nonprofit organizations, and her role in mentoring women leaders. Here, Anderson sits down with the journal to answer a few questions: Tell us something we

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The Craft Table: Painting with Mother Nature!

When you think of painting, you probably think about using a brush (or fingers perhaps). But nature can provide a new way to create a masterpiece. In this art project, twigs, bark, pine cones, or the floppy branch of a spruce tree become brushes; they create incredible textures on paper. Take a walk, gather your

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