Bumble Boosters: Students Doing Real Science

Bumble Boosters: Students Doing Real Science Bumble Boosters was a lottery grant funded cooperative project between the University of Nebraska – Lincoln Department of Entomology, the Lincoln Public Schools Science Focus Program, and the Lincoln Folsom Children's Zoo. The primary education goal of the project was to create a community of learners to conduct authentic research on bumble bees in Nebraska. Participants were actively engaged in collecting bumble bees and placing nesting domiciles. Internet technology was employed to facilitate networking between project participants. Systematic evaluation was conducted during and after the project. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Science Education and Technology Springer Journals

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2003 by Plenum Publishing Corporation
Subject
Education; Science Education; Educational Technology
ISSN
1059-0145
eISSN
1573-1839
D.O.I.
10.1023/A:1023939811367
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Abstract

Bumble Boosters was a lottery grant funded cooperative project between the University of Nebraska – Lincoln Department of Entomology, the Lincoln Public Schools Science Focus Program, and the Lincoln Folsom Children's Zoo. The primary education goal of the project was to create a community of learners to conduct authentic research on bumble bees in Nebraska. Participants were actively engaged in collecting bumble bees and placing nesting domiciles. Internet technology was employed to facilitate networking between project participants. Systematic evaluation was conducted during and after the project.

Journal

Journal of Science Education and TechnologySpringer Journals

Published: Oct 7, 2004

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