The Hands On Science Teaching program is designed to give undergraduate students direct experience teaching science to visiting middle school students. Foundational science concepts are demonstrated in fun, engaging activities that promote students’ scientific thinking.
The HOST Labs are an initiative of the Integrated Middle School Science (IMSS) Partnership to involve undergraduate students in K-12 standards-based science instruction. The IMSS Partnership is funded as an MSP Targeted Math-Science Partnership by the National Science Foundation under grant number DUE-0962804 to California State University East Bay. Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do no necessarily reflect the views of the Nastional Science Foundation. The HOST Labs are also supported by the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation as part of their efforts to improve K-8 STEM Education.