with the River
In Hartford, Conn., an innovative
program is teaching students from varied backgrounds about their local
river ways. In the water and in the lab, they're getting excited about
Suzanne O'Connell et al.
Out to Communities and Kids with Science
San Francisco Bay Area teachers
and students are also connecting with their watersheds — through SF-ROCKS,
a program aimed at encouraging ethnic minority participation in the
Lisa D. White et al.
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Photo montage: High school students discuss their posters at a
special session at the 2002 meeting of the American Geophysical Union (left photo,
by Harvey Leifert, AGU); students in Hartford, Conn., connect with their local
watersheds as part of hands-on program to enhance minority participation in the
geosciences (two right photos and background, courtesy of Suzanne OConnell).
Read story on the watershed program.