year the Mount Vernon Middle School adopted an entirely new science curriculum
for grades 6-8. Kenyon's HHMI grant provided approximately half the
permanent science equipment to support this curriculum. In consultation
with the Project Director Joan Slonczewski and Outreach Coordinator Dudley
Thomas, the Middle School teachers selected items such as:
20 Science Lab Workshop. Kenyon students
earn credit for developing science exercises in collaboration with teachers
at the Mount Vernon Middle School. The course is sponsored by our
HHMI grant. Taught by Profs. Thomas and Slonczewski.
carts for physics
Drive for student-authored multimedia
8th grade, investigated the effect of temperature
on growth of a bacterial
Corinne Drenning, 6th grade,
studied the interference pattern
of laser light through evenly
Kenyon students and faculty helped the Middle School Challenge Program
to conduct their science fair. We assisted students to prepare, provided
equipment, and judged projects.
The Challenge Program.
Classroom support for the Science Pen-Pals project.
Analysis of the project's implementation and usefulness.
Science Lab Exercises.
Kenyon students developed and implemented reproducible science lab exercises
An Adventure in Materials Science (grade 6)
Drop: Applications of Physics (grade 6)
Earth and Life Sciences at Work (grade 8 and LD class)
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