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Survey Shows Students Turning To Physicians Less As Drug Abuse Increases
... says Kettl. In 1989, 38 percent of sixth graders
were comfortable turning to aphysician compared to only 28 percent in 1995. In 1989, 1991, 1993 and 1995, the Pennsylvania Governor's Drug PolicyCouncil and the Pennsylvania Department of Education conducted surveys ofstudents' attitudes towar...
National Science Board Honors Maxine Frank Singer With Vannevar Bush Award
...rst Light," in which neighborhood3rd, 4th, and 5th graders
attend an imaginative Saturday science school at theCarnegie Institution. In 1994, she initiated the Carnegie Academy for ScienceEducation, which includes six-week summertime institutes for elementary schoolteachers, along with continuing associatio...
Air pollution hits children with asthma hardest, USC study finds
...50 fourth graders, 75 seventhgraders, and 75 tenth graders
from each of the 12 communities to participate inthe study. The parents of each child were asked to fill out a questionnaireabout their child's chest symptoms in the past 12 months. They were also askedquestions about their home environment, includin...
Worlds largest scientific society convenes regional meeting June 24-27 in Durham, N.H.
...resentation will examine a lesson that helps sixth graders
understand the elegance and complexity of DNA. (Kathleen M. Gorski and Travis G. Woodward, Kingswood-Oxford School, West Hartford, Conn., 860-233-3500 x3315). Progress toward improved human immunodeficiency virus therapeutics Medicinal chemistry ...
MBL researcher and science teacher visit Siberia to study climate, excite children about science
...c adventures with Clapp's fourth, fifth, and sixth graders
and others at Vermont's Salisbury Community School and beyond. The collaboration is courtesy of Teachers & Researchers Exploring & Collaborating (TREC), an Arctic Research Consortium of the United States (ARCUS)-operated outreach program that pairs...