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  • Going to Middle and Early High School Classes with Near-Peer Mentors
    Date: 09/30/2007
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Having developed the concept of near-peer mentorship at the middle school/high school level and utilized it in a summer science education enhancement program now called Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science or GEMS at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), it is now our goal to ultimately expand this program into an ... »
  • Nationwide Dissemination of Inside Cancer, a SEPA-Funded Internet Site for Teachers
    Date: 09/01/2007
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    In January 2006, the Dolan DNA Learning Center launched its SEPA Phase I project: Inside Cancer, a media-rich internet site that examines the molecular genetic basis of cancer. We now propose a Phase II Project, which will employ a six-part strategy to broadly disseminate the site and evaluate its use as a resource in high school biology and ... »
  • Health and Biomedical Science for a Diverse Community (Phase 2)
    Date: 08/01/2007
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute (CHORI), in collaboration with the Hall of Health, a hands-on health museum, proposes a two year, Phase II SEPA project entitled Health and Biomedical Science for a Diverse Community. The purpose of this project is to disseminate (1) "Your Genes and Your Choices," a unique, interactive exhibit on ... »
  • Serial Passage: Aids, Race, and Culture (Phase II)
    Date: 05/01/2007
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Serial Passage: AIDS, Race, and Culture. is a 3-4 hour documentary film series and curriculum enhancement that examines the process of scientific inquiry in the development of the serial passage/contaminated needle theory of the origin of HIV/AIDS as well as the disproportionate impact of the pandemic upon Africans and African-Americans. The long ... »