Participation in out-of-school time science and later interest in STEM careers

January 1st, 2014 | RESEARCH

Dabney and colleagues examine the relationship between university students’ reported interest in STEM careers and their participation in out-of-school time science activities during middle and high school. The researchers examined the specific forms of OST science activities associated with STEM career interest and the correlations among those forms.


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Melissa Ballard, Author, Afterschool Alliance

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Middle School Children (11-13) | Museum | ISE Professionals | Undergraduate | Graduate Students | Youth | Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: Education and learning science | Engineering | General STEM | Mathematics | Technology
Resource Type: Research Brief | Research Products
Environment Type: Afterschool Programs | Public Programs