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FOCUS (Fostering Our Community’s Understanding of Science): Service Learning Experience

OVERVIEW This course facilitates a partnership between area public schools and the University of Georgia. Students enrolled in this course will spend significant time in a local elementary school assisting a classroom teacher in science instruction. The course goals are as follows: Improve the science experiences and science content knowledge of elementary students in the UGA area through relevant and hands-on science instruction Increase awareness among elementary students about career opportunities related to the sciences Provide experiences for students and teachers that will bring about more positive attitudes about science Improve the content knowledge and confidence of local elementary teachers…