"An imagineer or a scientist. Or both. I want to be both," she replied. "Or a soccer player."
The "what do you want to be when you grow up," question is one I often ask her, just to see what is on her mind, and sometimes it inspires some pretty interesting carpool conversations. But her reply in the last six months has been the same: imagineer, scientist and/or soccer player.
And while these three may seem completely unrelated, it turns out that there are some strong bonds between them.
First, Disney imagineers must have a firm grasp on physics in order to properly engineer rides, so science would come in quite handy. So how does soccer relate to science, especially for someone like my daughter? As it turns out, according to a recent study- as reported by NPR News - "physically active girls were much better at science than their peers. That held true forRead More »from Study Shows Physically Active Girls Do Better in Science