Afterschool Explorations in Science

INCRE has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to develop an engaging science discovery curriculum for upper elementary and middle school youth in urban after-school programs curso desenvolvimento front end in Currently, four units, Exploring Paper, Crime Scene Explorations, Exploring the Secrets of Sugar and Salt, and Exploring Energy, have been developed. A total of nine thematic units are planned. You may also click here for more information on the AXIS program.

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Sugar and Salt Unit
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Energy Unit


If you are associated with an after-school program and are interested in AXIS materials, please contact us at, or call 781-643-2142.


This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0452301.

Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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