News Release 08-092
Engaging the YouTube Generation in Hands-on Science
An experiment using readily accessible ingredients helps middle-school students soak up science
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Girls engage in hands-on science activities through a program called Bringing Up Girls in Science. The after-school program was launched by Tandra Tyler-Wood of the University of North Texas with funding from the National Science Foundation.
Credit: Mark Mortensen, University of North Texas
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Cherlyn Anderson, Einstein Fellow at the National Science Foundation, demonstrates a notorious experiment involving Mentos Candy and Diet Coke.
Credit: National Science Foundation