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Exploring Engineering Education in Middle School

Museum of Science, BostonIn partnership with a program at the Museum of Science in Boston, some fifth-grade students are getting a rare opportunity to look more closely at engineering. Students from Townsend's Hawthorne Brook Middle School, guided by science teacher Judy Brown, are taking part in a study to look at ways engineering can be better included in middle and high school science curricula. The study will also examine how to reach students typically under-represented in engineering, including girls and minorities. Read more about their bridge building with Popsicle sticks, and how they are keeping track of their work: HBMS students get early sampling of engineering via Nashoba Publishing Community News.

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