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Environmental activism as a context for learning science

August 1, 2011 | Public Programs
In this article, researchers report on the ways that middle school students positioned themselves as agents of change in their community by using the results of their research into local scientific phenomena and advocating for environmental reforms. This article might be of interest to ISE educators who are exploring how their programs can support the emergence of positive science learning identities in their youth participants.


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  • Citation

    Discipline: Ecology, forestry, and agriculture | Education and learning science
    Audience: Middle School Children (11-13) | Educators/Teachers | Museum/ISE Professionals | Evaluators
    Environment Type: Community Outreach Programs

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