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RE-SEED

RE-SEED

RE-SEED (Retirees Enhancing Science Education through Experiments and Demonstrations) is a Northeastern University program that prepares engineers, scientists, and other individuals with science backgrounds to work as volunteers, providing in-classroom support to upper elementary and middle school science teachers with teaching the physical sciences. Nationally, 75 percent of 7th and 8th grade students are taught physical science by teachers who do not have a major or a minor in the subject (The National Science Board, Science and Engineering Indicators 2000). RE-SEED volunteers possess talent and expertise that complement those of science teachers. They bring with them a wealth of knowledge and experience that allows them to make science interesting and relevant to everyday situations.... Show More
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