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  • Center for Science in Society offers working groups for ongoing discussions, lecture series, and online forums to explore
    • the natural world and humanity's place in it,
    • the nature of education,
    • the generation, synthesis, and evaluation of information,
    • technology and its potentials,
    • the relationships among forms of creativity and understanding.
  • Undergraduate Courses on Serendip, links to courses with significant materials and resources on Serendip

  • Computer Science, information about computer science programs at Bryn Mawr College, with links to elsewhere.

    Brain and Behavior

  • Summer Institutes for Philadelphia precollege teachers - 1990 to present

  • Brain/Behavior Link, an organization of Philadelphia area school teachers and college faculty members interested in the role that better understandings of brain and behavior can play in reinvigorating our educational system.

  • Brain and Behavior Institute 1998, a two week summer program for Philadelphia precollege teachers

  • Education, Science, and the Brain, notes for an inservice day for precollege teachers, 2002

    Diversity and Discovery

  • Summer Institutes for Philadelphia precollege teachers for 2000

  • Diversity and Discovery Institute 1998, a two week summer program for Philadelphia precollege teachers

  • Diversity and Discovery in the Classroom, notes for an inservice day for precollege teachers

  • Diversity and Discovery in the Classroom II: Exploring Education as Exploration, notes for a followup inservice day for precollege teachers

  • Trust in Diversity and Education (TIDE), an organization of business people, educators, computer modellers, and scientists interested in enhancing creativity as a mechanism for desirable social change.

    Chaos and Computers

  • Summer Institutes for Philadelphia precollege teachers for 2000

  • Chaos and Computers Institute 1998, a two week summer program for Philadelphia precollege teachers

  • Chaos and Computers Institute 1997, a two week summer program for Philadelphia precollege teachers

  • Teachers Talk about Technology, preservice teachers' philosophies of and approaches to technology in the classroom, from the Practice Teaching Seminar, Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges.

    Bridging Cultures

  • Bridging Cultures in K-12 Education: Exploration and Emergence 2003

  • Bridging Cultures: Science and Inquiry Throughout the Curriculum 2002

    General

  • Philadelphia Region

  • Visitors to Serendip, 1997 - present
    Archives

  • College Seminars - A Sample, an example of a new series of transdisciplinary courses required of all Bryn Mawr College first and second year students.

  • Science Connection , an organization of Bryn Mawr College students who work to enhance precollege science education.

  • Science as a Human Activity, a weekly seminar/discussion series for the summer 1996 at Bryn Mawr College
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