, , , , , , ,


mockup_ec769f29-5ef8-40dd-acf4-801a0a8fb400In honor of the 2016 Week of Making, the NSF has awarded five different grants for early-concept programs. Each of these grants is $300,000 over a course of two years. Researchers at Rutgers Newark were awarded one of these grants.

“Researchers at Rutgers University Newark will investigate the developmental origins of making in children’s play through the development of a Mobile Maker Center that can be brought to local science museums, parks, play centers, zoos or libraries to study children’s interactions with specially designed physical objects and computer-designed simulations.”

Read more here.