ERIC Number: ED370466
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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The George Engelmann Mathematics & Science Institute. 1993 Annual Report Science Scholar Program.
Missouri Univ., St. Louis. George Englemann Mathematics & Science Inst.
This publication is a comprehensive report on the George Engelmann Mathematics and Science Institute's Science Scholar program (SSP) and its activities in 1993. The SSP provides high achieving high school students an introductory, 4-week summer curriculum designed to demonstrate the connecting thread running through all scientific thought. The 52 participating students were taught by faculty from University of Missouri-Saint Louis, Washington University, and Saint Louis University. The report first provides basic information such as mission statement, and members of an advisory board. The second section gives a detailed description of the program including application and selection procedure, class profile and description of the program. The report also includes extensive details of a program evaluation. Among the evaluation findings were a nearly 100 percent increase between Science Subject Mastery Measure pre- and post-test scores, and positive student responses to opportunities to consider new scientific concepts, and to see different career opportunities ahead of them. In addition, data on past participants indicates that 91 percent are pursuing degrees in math, science, or engineering. Appendixes contain copies of many program materials including brochures, forms, lists of participants, participant statistics, program schedules, newsletter sample, presenters, syllabus, series speakers, lists of student research papers, scholar confirmation program and certificate of award, and student and mentor evaluation questionnaires. (JB)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, College Faculty, College School Cooperation, Enrichment Activities, High School Students, Higher Education, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Resource Materials, School Community Relationship, Science Education, Secondary Education, Student Attitudes, Summer Science Programs
George Engelmann Mathematics and Science Institute, 8001 Natural Bridge Road, University of Missouri, St. Louis, MO 63121-4499 ($30).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative; Tests/Questionnaires
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Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., St. Louis. George Englemann Mathematics & Science Inst.