Precollege And Undergraduate Science Education Conference

October 09, 1998

Directors of innovative science education programs at universities, museums, medical schools, zoos, and other institutions across the country will gather at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to discuss ways of enhancing science education at the precollege and undergraduate levels. Participants will demonstrate new educational technology, discuss science partnerships, and explore "the accelerating science curriculum."
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The conference convenes at 5 p.m. on the 21st of October, and adjourns at 3:45 p.m. on the 23rd.
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Howard Hughes Medical Institute

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