Obama Calls for More 'Tinkerers and Dreamers'
Tuesday, February 07, 2012 - 03:38 PM
President Obama announced new federal and private-sector initiatives Tuesday to encourage “a nation of tinkerers and dreamers” and promote so-called STEM education in science, technology, engineering and math, according to The Caucus blog.
The news came during a science fair at the White House, where students explained various experiments to the President. Jackie Calmes of The Times said that Mr. Obama tested one project, pumping a compressor to propel a marshmallow that hit a wall of the State Dining Room, to the amusement of the students. Read more on The Caucus.