TITLE

No Child Left Inside

AUTHOR(S)
Benbow, Ann E.; Camphire, Geoff
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Science Teacher;Sep2008, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on Earth Science Week and the 2008 theme of "No Child Left Inside." The authors suggest that the event will involve activities in science education including sampling groundwater, monitoring weather, exploring caves, visiting museums and science centers, and preparing competition projects. Other topics include the U.S. No Child Left Behind act and its requirements, a photo contest, and an essay contest.
ACCESSION #
34108042

 

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