Los Angeles Area Community-Based Informal Science Education (LAA-CBISE) Project

September 1st, 1999 - March 31st, 2001 | PROJECT

The California State University, Los Angeles (CSLA) ACCESS Center [consortium] requests $216,949 to pilot a collaborative with the Los Angeles County Department of Community and Senior Services Community Centers and several community-based organizations to provide informal science experiences to underserved 11-14 years old youth and their families. The pilot will engage families in hands-on science activities, participate in community-based science clubs, and provide opportunities for leadership roles by enhancing their interest and knowledge in science, mathematics and technology. California State University Los Angeles (CSLA) School of Natural and Social Sciences, Charter School of Education, School of Health and Human Services' Social Work Department, and ACCESS Center's partners for this pilot project include he following organizations: Girls, Incorporated, of Los Angeles (Girls, Inc) Con Los Padres Grandma's House Los Angeles Unified Districts Division of Adult and Career Education The NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) The California Science Center

Project Website(s)

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Team Members

Jewel Cobb, Principal Investigator, California State University, Los Angeles


Funding Source: NSF
Funding Program: ISE/AISL
Award Number: 9901962
Funding Amount: 216949


Audience: Families | Middle School Children (11-13) | Museum | ISE Professionals | Youth | Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: General STEM | Mathematics | Technology
Resource Type: Project Descriptions
Environment Type: Community Outreach Programs | Public Programs