By listening to the concerns and interests of the students and using their input to help fashion a responsive science curriculum, the author shows us how to reconnect students to science. Furthermore, if topics of interest to female students are stressed, Howes believes that it is not only possible to inspire girls to love science, but also to eradicate traditional gender divisions that may keep female students from pursuing careers in science.
Hanson examines the experiences of African American girls in science education using multiple methods of quantitative and qualitative research. Using a multicultural and feminist framework of analysis, addresses the role of agency and resistance that encourages and sustains interest in science in African American families and communities.
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