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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
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
Hensel, Karen A. – Outdoor Communicator, 1982
Describes the New York Aquarium's program specifically designed for family learning and teaching. The program's goal is to create an environment where child-parent roles are dropped and where the philosophy that no one of us is as smart as all of us prevails. Strategies for family involvement are outlined. (MH)
Descriptors: Dining Facilities, Family Attitudes, Family Involvement, Family Programs
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Broniec, Rick – Journal of Chemical Education, 1986
Describes a cooperative program between a school district and local industrial research chemists in which the chemists serve as tutors during after-school hours. Discusses the positive responses to the program in terms of increased student interest, achievement, parental feedback, and the personal gratification of the tutors. (TW)
Descriptors: Chemical Industry, Chemistry, Cooperative Programs, Manufacturing Industry