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Undergraduate Research: Communicating Ecological Field Studies to Local School Children through Outreach and Curriculum
Council on Undergraduate Research Quarterly (2008)
  • Lee B. Kats, Pepperdine University
  • Shannon Rollert, Pepperdine University
  • Trevor Thurling, Pepperdine University
  • Richard Johnson, Pepperdine University
  • Daniel Cho, Pepperdine University
  • Sean Landis, Pepperdine University
  • Randall Van Dragt, Calvin College
  • Gloria Van Dragt, Calvin College
Abstract
The writers describe a program to communicate undergraduate research results to local K–12 students in California. They describe the development of a curriculum and an outreach effort to convey findings of ecological field work undertaken by Pepperdine University students. They then describe program implementation and program benefits.
Keywords
  • Undergraduate research,
  • ecology,
  • field studies,
  • local schools,
  • K-12,
  • outreach,
  • curriculum
Publication Date
Fall 2008
Citation Information
Lee B. Kats, Shannon Rollert, Trevor Thurling, Richard Johnson, et al.. "Undergraduate Research: Communicating Ecological Field Studies to Local School Children through Outreach and Curriculum" Council on Undergraduate Research Quarterly Vol. 29 Iss. 1 (2008)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/lee_kats/5/