Bugscope

Session 2002-040 with Princeton Young Achievers

Application

The School

School Name Princeton Young Achievers
School Homepage http://www.princetonyoungachievers.org
Location Princeton New Jersey, USA
Community Suburban
Type Other

The Class

Subjects Taught physics, chemistry, biology
Grades Taught 3-5th
Number of Students

The Project

Project Title What makes an insect?
Insects To Study ant, moth, spider, pill bug
Project Description The purpose of the Bugscope experiment would be to compare insects with other arthropods on macroscopic and microscopic scales and to see how these observa- tions compare with students' predictions. They will be studying bugs and insects for one week and this activity would fit in perfectly with their camp curriculum. As students in this program come from low- to middle-income families and are less likely to have internet access at home, this experiment will 1) give them a web experience they are otherwise unlikely to have, and 2) hopefully give them new insight into the opportunities offered by the internet. I also hope that this

Miscellaneous

Where did you hear about Bugscope? Friend forwarded the URL

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