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Development and Field Test of the Modified Draw-a-Scientist Test and the Draw-a-Scientist Rubric
Even long before children are able to verbalize which careers may be interesting to them, they collect and store ideas about scientists. For these reasons, asking children to draw a scientist hasExpand
Exploring Middle School Girls’ Science Identities: Examining Attitudes and Perceptions of Scientists when Working “Side-by-Side” with Scientists
This article is the culmination of an extensive inquiry-focused interactive experience involving female middle school students and five university scientists, which demonstrated that middle schoolExpand
Personal and Social Interactions Between Young Girls and Scientists: Examining Critical Aspects for Identity Construction
At a 5-day summer camp designed for middle-school girls (N = 50), fifth through ninth-grade students were able to identify with individual scientists and learn more about the science field. Data fromExpand
Teaching the Human Dimension of Science.
How does culture shape students’ perceptions of scientists? Cross-national comparative study of American and Chinese elementary students
For decades, researchers have been convinced that one stereotypic image of scientists existed among children worldwide (Chambers, 1983; Chiang & Guo, 1996; Fung, 2002; Maoldomhnaigh & Hunt, 1988;Expand
My Daughter the Scientist? Mothers’ Perceptions of the Shift in Their Daughter’s Personal Science Identities
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This study reports on the perspective of mothers whose daughters underwent an extensive inquiry-focused interactive one-week science camp, which involved female middle school students and university scientists. Expand
An Investigation of Media Influences on Elementary Students Representations of Scientists
Even long before children are able to verbalize which careers may be interesting to them, they collect and store ideas about scientists. For these reasons, asking children to Draw-A-Scientist hasExpand
The Evolution of the Analysis of the Draw-a-Scientist Test
Asking students to “draw a picture of a scientist” has been a popular method for those wishing to engage in Draw-A-Scientist Test research (Chambers, 1983; Chiang & Guo, 1996; Fung, 2002;Expand
How Picture Books on the National Science Teacher's Association Recommend List Portray Scientists.
This study utilized the Draw-A-Scientist Test Checklist (DAST-C) to assess the illustrations of scientists in the most recent three years of NSTA Recommends book lists. A total of 15,778 images wereExpand
How Important Are Same-Gender Role Models to Middle School Girls? Five Characteristics of Mentors Who Sustain Middle-School Girls’ Interest in Science Careers
Content area specialists (scientists) are often recruited to address issues of retention and recruitment in science education. Yet, guidance in the selection of these types of mentors or role modelsExpand
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