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ERIC Number: EJ918884
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Feb
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0013-127X
Kahler, Jim; Valentine, Nancy
Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, v76 n6 p54-55 Feb 2011
America has a gap when it comes to youth pursuing science and technology careers. In an effort to improve the knowledge and application of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), after-school programs can work in conjunction with formal in-school curriculum to improve science education. One organization that actively addresses this issue is 4-H. For more than a century, 4-H has been reaching youth with after-school science education. 4-H programs provide hands-on activities that pique students' interest in science. As the youth development program of Cooperative Extension and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), 4-H's science programs are created by researchers from leading universities and colleges.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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