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Nicholson, Heather Johnston; And Others – 1987
There is evidence that more boys than girls have experience in activities related to science and mathematics outside of school and that there are a number of kinds of interventions that can sustain girls' interest and participation in science and mathematics. What is missing is a theoretical explanation for the phenomenon that more boys than girls…
Descriptors: Educational Media, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Females
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Escobar, Carole – Physics Teacher, 1990
Discussed are teaching methods that can be used in association with amusement park rides. The basic principles behind the effects of several rides are reviewed and illustrated. (CW)
Descriptors: Computation, Mechanics (Physics), Nonformal Education, Physics
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Morris, Chris – Physics Education, 1990
Described is a mobile hands-on science program called "Light Works" that is brought directly into the classroom. The reasons for the implementation of "Light Works" into primary classrooms is discussed. The advantages and operation of this program are included. (KR)
Descriptors: Discovery Learning, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Exhibits
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Katz, Phyllis – Science and Children, 1986
Describes the origin, development, and activity options of the Hands-On-Science Program. Explains the program's process-oriented, interdisciplinary approach, its staffing procedures, and activity format. Lists the current and future locations of the program. Also provides an example of an activity on solar energy for primary level students. (ML)
Descriptors: After School Programs, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Energy Education
Theilheimer, Rachel – 1988
Operation SMART (Science, Math and Relevant Technology) is a project of the Girls Clubs of America, a national organization serving mostly low-income girls in local club centers. Girls clubs provide out-of-school programming that pays special attention to the needs of girls and helps them take charge of their futures. Operation SMART's hands-on…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Nonformal Education, Role Models
Wahl, Ellen – 1988
Operation SMART (Science, Math and Relevant Technology) is a project of the Girls Clubs of America, a national organization serving mostly low-income girls in local club centers. Girls clubs provide out-of-school programming that pays special attention to the needs of girls and helps them take charge of their futures. Operation SMART's hands-on…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Females, Museums
Nicholson, Heather Johnston; Whal, Ellen – 1987
Operation SMART (Science, Math and Relevant Technology) is a project of the Girls Clubs of America, a national organization serving mostly low-income girls in local club centers. Girls clubs provide out-of-school programming that pays special attention to the needs of girls and helps them take charge of their futures. Operation SMART's hands-on…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Females, Museums
Nicholson, Heather Johnston; Wahl, Ellen – 1988
Operation SMART (Science, Math and Relevant Technology) is a project of the Girls Clubs of America, a national organization serving mostly low-income girls in local club centers. Girls clubs provide out-of-school programming that pays special attention to the needs of girls and helps them take charge of their futures. Operation SMART's hands-on…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Females, Inquiry