ERIC Number: ED442636
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Gender Differences in Science: How Parents Can Help Close the Gender Gap.
Jaconetti, Marissa; Stranz, Michelle
As students reach junior high school, differences in science attitudes and abilities emerge between boys and girls. This paper highlights the most common differences between boys' and girls' attitudes towards science and discusses some factors that contribute to gender differences in science. Several activities that parents can do with their children at home are described. (CCM)
Descriptors: Home Study, Junior High Schools, Parents, Science Activities, Science Education, Sex Differences
For full text: http://npin.org/library/1998/n00085/n00085.html.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: This pamphlet is part of an undergraduate research program in the Department of Human and Community Development under the supervision of graduate students Candice Dreves and Jeff Korte. The research is directed by Dr. Jasna Jovanic, Ph.D.