ERIC Number: EJ611954
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Fun Is Not Enough: Attitudes of Hispanic Middle School Students toward Science and Scientists.
Sorge, Carmen; Newsom, Horton E.; Hagerty, Justin J.
Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, v22 n3 p332-45 Aug 2000
The University of New Mexico provided extracurricular activities in space science education to predominantly Hispanic middle-school students participating in New Mexico MESA (Math, Engineering, and Science Achievement). After exposure to the space science program, students displayed significantly more positive attitudes toward science and scientists, but had difficulty imagining themselves as scientists. (Contains 41 references.) (Author/SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: New Mexico