Swarms of children bustled with excitement at the Boys and Girls Club of America in Uptown. But it wasn’t the filming of Johnny Depp’s new John Dillinger movie two blocks away that had them stirring. It was their own group of junior scientists.
is a publication by Science in Society, a Northwestern University research center for science outreach and public engagement.
With support from Science in Society and visiting scientists and faculty, high school students in this program undertake a genetics case study, learn about a hereditary health disorder, and use DNA-based laboratory diagnostics to determine the likelihood of mutation in the fictional patient. Afterward, students assess risk around...
These works were created by students in AP Studio Art at Evanston Township High School. Each student selected one of the winners of the 2016 Scientific Images Contest on which to base their work.... Read More