How we use a shipping container to spark scientific curiosity
About the talk
“How can students get excited about science if they don’t have access to the resources?” asks science education promoter Daniel Sherling. Answer? Bring the fun science to schools — with a mobile science lab meant to encourage engaged, dynamic learning! Sherling explains how he, his team and a bright yellow shipping container tour North America with a single goal: to spark curiosity in the next generation of scientists.
About the speaker
Daniel Sherling · Science education advocate
With a background in social work and education, Daniel Sherling has always been passionate about increasing children’s access to high-quality education. In his current role as a Senior Global Manager for Corporate Responsibility at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Sherling oversees employee and community engagement and corporate philanthropy programs related to education.