Schaffhauser, D. (2018, December 13). Report: To Engage Students, Science Ed Needs to Emphasize Local Phenomena. Retrieved February 27, 2019

Exploration, reflection and discussion can be useful in engaging middle- and high-school students in science and engineering, according to a National Academy of Sciences draft report. The authors recommended integrating “natural phenomena and engineering challenges via science investigation and engineering design” that are locally or culturally relevant.

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