Stuart Elenko

At Bronx Science, A Different Kind Of Lab

Staff Writer
01/15/2009 - 19:00
The entryway of The Bronx High School of Science is dominated by an enormous, tiled mural depicting scientists and their empirical discoveries, along with a quotation by the famous philosopher and education reformer John Dewey: “Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.” But in the case of the only Holocaust museum located within a New York City public school, imagination accounts for more than just scientific advancement.

ED-BRONX SCIENCE

At Bronx Science, A Different Kind Of Lab Students train to become Holocaust educators at the elite public high school’s unusual museum.
01/15/2009 - 19:00
Staff Writer
The entryway of The Bronx High School of Science is dominated by an enormous, tiled mural depicting scientists and their empirical discoveries, along with a quotation by the famous philosopher and education reformer John Dewey: “Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.” But in the case of the only Holocaust museum located within a New York City public school, imagination accounts for more than just scientific advancement.
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