I believe the program out of EQUALS is called "Expanding Your Horizons"
(nothing new beyond this point)
>>> Another is a program out of EQUALS at the Lawrence >>>Hall of Science in Berkeley (zip: 94720) whose name I again >>>characterisically forget -- this is both math and science. >> >>I believe the book is "Problems for Girls and Other Problem Solvers". At my >>school, the girls aren't the problem. In our upper level classes, usually >>two-thirds to three-fourths of the students are girls, and they make up the >>bulk of the top students. >> >Not a book, but a program for middle school girls which can be replicated >anywhere -- the girls are brought into a central setting (usually a >university) with teachers and parents; lots of hands-on activities, panels >about what it's like to be a woman scientist. And why not adapt it for >minority kids? It seems pretty adaptable.
Dr. Jean P. Abel firstname.lastname@example.org Department of Education 509-963-1453 Central Washington University Ellensburg, WA 98926-7409