S.C.O.P.E. - SCIENTISTS CHANGING OUR PRE-COLLEGE EDUCATION

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S.C.O.P.E. enables high school students to use state-of- the-art instruments directly from their classroom as any researcher on campus would, using the internet and free software.

 

High school teachers can enhance their existing curriculum and offer hands-on experience to their students without having to worry about the liability or cost of a field trip. T

 

Through a collaboration with the Instrumentation Center of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics (IC-NSM), our group has developed the first CHEMISTRY session of S.C.O.P.E. by implementing real-time analysis of fragrances by Solid Phase Microextraction-Gas Chromatography-Mass spectrometry (SPME-GC-MS).

 

Graduate and undergraduate students are involved in this activity as a part of their professional development to nurture their scientific communication and mentoring skills when they explain the separation process to high school students.

 

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Faculty Early Career Development Program
(CAREER, # 2144591)