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"Leland Melvin and myself are working with the Instituting Science in Schools Program, sponsored by NASA," Mos said in a statement. "I'm just here to give the young people some inspiration, some positive encouragement and some good information about science, technology, creativity and discovery and how to use math, science and information to make a positive impact and changes on the world around us."
The free event which takes place Sunday (Sept. 5) is open to the public and will be held from 11-5 PM. Watch Mos Def talk about the project in the video below.