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

Middle School education|Science education|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.
https://digitalcommons.uri.edu/dissertations/AAI3449875

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