<P>CULTURES Vol 1, Issue 3 ┬╗Page 27 FRPHVDORQJZLWKLW?I\\RXVWLOOKDYHGRXEWVDERXWWKHGL?HUHQFH in believing science and practicing science, try convincing a curious six-year-old why he should wash his hands to get rid of all the invisible germs from his hands. ?QWKHQHWGHFDGHVFLHQWL?FNQRZOHGJHVKRXOGEHDFFHVVLEOH everywhere and anywhere. We, as scientists, need to work hard WRPDNHWKHDFWDQGYHU\\PHDQVRIDFTXLULQJVFLHQWL?FNQRZOHGJH DFFHVVLEOHHYHU\\ZKHUHDQGDQ\\ZKHUH?WRDOOFRUQHUVRIWKLVSODQHW 2QHRIWKHDQVZHUVOLHVLQWKHFRVWRIGHSOR\\LQJVFLHQWL?FWRROVDQG associated knowledge globally. A LESSON FROM A DELHI SLUM I want to return to the value of curiosity. I have learned my fair share of secrets on how to stay curious from 10-year-olds around the world. More than a decade ago, I found myself in a dense slum in the heart of the metropolitan city of New Delhi. I was at a local community center teaching robotics to 10-year-olds who had never been to school before. Instead of learning robotics, one of my students took me to her home and opened up a sewing machine. She taught me the intricacies of how a sewing machine actually works. This was the only source of livelihood for her family, and she was in charge of keeping it functional. Her innate FXULRVLW\\DERXWWKLVREMHFWUHDOO\\LQVSLUHG me personally. It was an experience that LQ?XHQFHGPH$IWHUWKDWGD\\VXGGHQO\\ HYHU\\GD\\REMHFWVEHFDPHIDVFLQDWLQJ hidden treasures of deep knowledge cultivated and curated by many who have come before me. What surrounds us all is so fascinating and beautiful, we only need an eye to see it. I had left my home that morning to teach in the slums of Delhi and had gotten a beautiful lesson in the purpose of education itself. MY OWN STORY I grew up in semirural settings in India. A lot of my time was spent bumbling in nature, and we were surrounded by it. 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