Google And Maker Faire Beat The Classroom With Virtual Science Camp For Teens

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http://techcrunch.com – Science class is about to look a lot more boring. One million kids logged on to Maker Camp last summer, so today Google and Maker Faire announced the second year of its online summer camp, which teaches teens to build, hack and explore. The six-week program on Google+ includes virtual field trips to NASA, CERN, and Disney Imagineering plus the opportunity to make tensile strength towers, glowing candy and potato canons. Each day Maker Camp kids join counselors on a new project or field trip and use Google Hangouts to get advice and share their experiences. Campers can join from home on their (IT news)