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dc.contributor.advisorChairperson, Graduate Committee: Peggy Taylor.en
dc.contributor.authorPowers, Lynn Louiseen
dc.date.accessioned2015-05-14T17:56:03Z
dc.date.available2015-05-14T17:56:03Z
dc.date.issued2014en
dc.identifier.urihttps://scholarworks.montana.edu/xmlui/handle/1/3586en
dc.description.abstractThe Bozeman High School Astronomy Club was used to look at the impacts of conducting authentic astronomical research through participation in several research projects. Students were given opportunities to learn real world science and develop new skills. Students worked with scientists and principal investigators from different NASA missions through different Citizen Science research projects using varied methods. The results indicated that student interest and participation in the astronomy club greatly increased. The students exhibited positive changes in attitudes and motivation towards how science is done both within and outside of the classroom. They also showed an improvements in skills used during the program.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherMontana State University - Bozeman, Graduate Schoolen
dc.subject.lcshScience--Study and teachingen
dc.subject.lcshScience projectsen
dc.subject.lcshAstronomyen
dc.subject.lcshHigh school studentsen
dc.subject.lcshResearchen
dc.titleImpact of authentic astronomical research on astronomy club studentsen
dc.typeProfessional Paperen
dc.rights.holderCopyright 2014 by Lynn Louise Powersen
thesis.catalog.ckey2715328en
thesis.degree.committeemembersMembers, Graduate Committee: C. John Graves; Amy Washtak.en
thesis.degree.departmentIntercollege Programs for Science Education.en
thesis.degree.genreProfessional Paperen
thesis.degree.nameMSen
thesis.format.extentfirstpage1en
thesis.format.extentlastpage71en
mus.relation.departmentIntercollege Programs for Science Education.en_US


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