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Students and Teachers As Research Scientists

Educational Philosophy

In order to foster a functional understanding of science and to develop a facility for the processes of inquiry and discovery so that they may be accurately conveyed and effectively used, the teacher and student must experience the scientific enterprise in its totality under the leadership and modeling of experienced and successful research mentors.

Mission Statement

The mission of the STARS program is to enhance the understanding and augment the application of the philosophy and processes of science and mathematics for teachers and their students through expertly guided, real life experiences in inquiry and discovery.


The goals of the STARS program are to: