Session D7: Physics Demonstrations and Strategies for Teaching and Public Outreach

1:30 PM–3:18 PM, Saturday, April 12, 2008
Hyatt Regency St. Louis Riverfront (formerly Adam's Mark Hotel), Room: Rose Garden

Sponsoring Unit: FEd
Chair: John Wiegers, Washington University in St. Louis

Abstract ID: BAPS.2008.APR.D7.1

Abstract: D7.00001 : Youth Exploring Science

1:30 PM–2:06 PM

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  Diane Miller
    (Senior Vice President, St. Louis Science Center)

This session features Youth Exploring Science (YES), Saint Louis Science Center's nationally recognized work-based teen development program. In YES, underserved audiences develop interest and understanding in physics through design engineering projects. I will discuss breaking down barriers, helping youth develop skills, and partnering with community organizations, universities and engineering firms.

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