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MIT Grads Can’t Turn on a Lightbulb?

Okay, so it’s a challenge with a wire and a battery that many (most?) of us might fail. But If you want to see the importance of hands-on building in education, check out this video.  Ostensibly these are some of the best educated engineers on the planet.  See what happens when MIT grads are met with this simple challenge:

 

 

This is why we stress hands on learning, have a STE(A)M focus and are dedicating the whole month of April to Makers  at Mackintosh Boulder. Check out all of our Maker’s Month activities here.  We love making, creating, engineering, designing and having fun inventing!