Doing science their way: An ethnographic study of sixth grade girls' engagement with school science

Carol M Giuriceo, University of Rhode Island

Abstract

This study focuses on the experiences and perspectives of sixth grade girls in a moderately-sized East Coast city as they construct meaning through active engagement in a science classroom and analyzes the ways in which girls change roles and incorporate social interaction during science activities to create their own unique engagement in science.^

Subject Area

Education, Middle School|Education, Sciences|Gender Studies

Recommended Citation

Carol M Giuriceo, "Doing science their way: An ethnographic study of sixth grade girls' engagement with school science" (2011). Dissertations and Master's Theses (Campus Access). Paper AAI3449875.
http://digitalcommons.uri.edu/dissertations/AAI3449875

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