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Title: University Students Promoting Science in the Community
Author(s): Bruce, Susan; Bruce, Bertram C.
Subject(s): University outreach Science education Service learning K-12
Abstract: Project SEARCH (Science Education and Research for Children) has brought these undergraduate students here today. It is an outreach program designed to bring the science resources of a large research university to classrooms and community centers. For the past 9 years, SEARCH students have spent 4 hours each week doing hands-on-science experiments, dissecting frogs, demonstrating microscopes, lecturing about the planets, playing computer games, exploring the World Wide Web, and creating Web pages.
Issue Date: 2002
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Citation Info: Bruce, Susan P., & Bruce, Bertram C. (2002). University students promoting science in the community. In Ruth Garner, Yong Zhao, & Mark Gillingham (eds.), Hanging out: Community based after-school programs for children, (pp. 41-58). Westport, CT: Greenwood.
Genre: Book Chapter
Type: Text
Language: English
ISBN: 0-89789-806-0
Publication Status: published or submitted for publication
Peer Reviewed: is peer reviewed
Date Available in IDEALS: 2009-08-08

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