Wonderwise 4-H: Following in the footsteps of women scientists

Amy N. Spiegel, S. Kay Rockwell, Deanna Acklie, Saundra Wever Frerichs, Kathleen French, Judy Diamond

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Abstract

Wonderwise 4-H: Women in Science Learning Kits, recently included in the National 4-H Curriculum Collection and widely tested by 4-H leaders, have positively affected youths' perspectives on science, scientists, and scientific work. Adult leaders who used the multi-media, inquiry-based Wonderwise 4-H kits completed a Web survey describing the impact of the kits on youth. It indicated that the kits increased youth's interest and understanding of science, broadened their view of scientists, and opened their eyes to the possibility of science in their own futures. More information about Wonderwise 4-H and downloadable activities are available at 〈wonderwise.unl.edu〉.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of Extension
Volume43
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1 2005

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Spiegel, A. N., Rockwell, S. K., Acklie, D., Frerichs, S. W., French, K., & Diamond, J. (2005). Wonderwise 4-H: Following in the footsteps of women scientists. Journal of Extension, 43(4).