Key West Mayor Jimmy Weekley, left, Jay Gewin, an aide to the mayor and city commissioners, and Monroe County Schools Superintendent John Padget sit with children in their science classroom at Glynn Archer Elementary School last week working on a science project as part of the U.S. Conference of Mayors and DuPontís Cities United for Science Progress. The project helps emphasizes the importance of science in education and is going on in cities around the country.