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Bitten by the Science "Bug"

by: Viki Hymer

Who would have thought that a primary level science camp would spark exciting science programs for the more than 1,000 elementary students in one school district in Stephenville, Texas? This article details the development of a science camp for kindergarten through second-grade students. This popular program began with one teacher's vision of strengthening students' science-process skills and teaching science inquiry at her school and eventually spread throughout the school district.

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Type Journal ArticlePub Date 7/1/2005Stock # sc05_042_08_26Volume 042Issue 08

NSTA Press produces classroom-ready activities, hands-on approaches to inquiry, relevant professional development, the latest scientific education news and research, assessment and standards-based instruction.

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