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How Can High School Science Get Students Ready for College


How Can High School Science Get Students Ready for College

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This site offers teachers insight in how high school students are prepared for college. It uses some statistics and resources to come up with a few ways that high school science classes could better prepare students for college level courses. The article also addresses some interesting questions regarding how much depth of knowledge students actually have coming out of high school and says that some students are steered away from careers in science because they perceive them as being too... More
Material Type: Development Tool
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: November 01, 2012
Date Modified in MERLOT: November 16, 2012
Submitter: Mark Nunes
Keywords: High School, Science, Curriculum


  • Editor Review avg: 3 rating
  • User Rating: 4 user rating
  • Discussion (1 Comment)
  • Learning Exercises (none)
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Primary Audience: College General Ed
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Language: English
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Avatar for Chris Miles
1 year ago

Chris Miles (Student)

This information is essential for getting high school students ready for college, if they plan on going that is. Many high school classes are called college prep classes, but if they really don't prepare students for college then these classes should not be given that title.  We need to inform students what expectations we expect from them early on.