Rap it up 'Rhymebosome'

Last updated 17:25 21/05/2012
Lyle McMahon

Former Stanford University science tutor Tom McFadden is using rap to get New Zealand kids enthusiastic about science.

Tom McFadden
SCIENCE SINGER: Former Stanford University science tutor Tom McFadden gets his rap on with the kids.

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Tom 'The Rhymebosome' McFadden, a Stanford University biologist who raps science lessons, is in New Zealand touring schools ahead of the International Science Festival.

He takes often dry science lessons and raps them to stimulate childrens' interest.

The tour is sponsored by the US embassy and culminates in an 'idol' style science rap competition at the festival.

Entry to the competition is open to the public. Details here.

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