Science in Action'': An interdisciplinary science education program

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Science in Action is an education outreach program for pre-collegiate students. It is based on the concept that, in order to interest students in science, they must see science and scientists at work. The program encompasses the full range of scientific disciplines -- the core sciences, engineering and mathematics. A unique aspect of the program is the involvement and support of scientists and engineers representing local professional societies, industries, businesses, and academic institutions. The goal of the presentations is to be highly interactive. The students have some hands on'' experiences and leave with a good feeling about science and engineering. ... continued below

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Horton, L.L. January 1, 1991.

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Science in Action is an education outreach program for pre-collegiate students. It is based on the concept that, in order to interest students in science, they must see science and scientists at work. The program encompasses the full range of scientific disciplines -- the core sciences, engineering and mathematics. A unique aspect of the program is the involvement and support of scientists and engineers representing local professional societies, industries, businesses, and academic institutions. The goal of the presentations is to be highly interactive. The students have some hands on'' experiences and leave with a good feeling about science and engineering. To present a broad spectrum of role models, scientists and engineers were involved as presenters, guides, and exhibitors.

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  • National educators workshop, Oak Ridge, TN (United States), 12-14 Nov 1991

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  • Other: DE92002051
  • Report No.: CONF-9111111-2
  • Grant Number: AC05-84OR21400
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5160951
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1059644

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Horton, L.L. Science in Action'': An interdisciplinary science education program, article, January 1, 1991; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1059644/: accessed August 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.