CBER gets involved with Ames Summer Enrichment Program

CBER researcher Shan He and intern Mackenzie Betz volunteered to give 6 classes on building science forAmes Summer Enrichment Program. About 40 students entering 4th and 5th grade took the whole 6 classes.


Class content is hands-on experiment looking for "What makes me feel hot or cold?". From the pre- and post-assessment survey, about 10% students increased their interests in science through this class. Shan has developed the curriculum into basic, medium and advanced modules, and can cover different levels for K-12 education.