In the largely rural state of Nebraska, what does it look like to expand opportunity for kids?
It may look like a car pulling a trailer down the highway.
Twenty-five 6-by-11-foot trailers are on the road carrying bins of materials, circuits, LED lights, battery-operated gizmos and reams of cardboard.
Known as Think, Make, Create Labs, the trailers are used by public school districts and nonprofits for after-school exploration.
“We saw it as an early on-ramp to get young people thinking about themselves as creative problem-solvers in Nebraska,” said Jason Weseman, maker space coordinator for Grand Island Public Schools, Grand Island, Neb., in a video for the nonprofit I Love…