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Teacher Adilene Aguilera stands by a group of three students sitting at a table, discussing their current science experiment with them.

Science Connections to Life at Alternative School

Check out how one College of Education alumna is building connections with science to the lived experiences of students at an CPS alternative high school.

Science as a Tool of Protection

In the wake of Flint, PhD Curriculum Studies alumnus Daniel Morales-Doyle says science needs to be a tool of protection for residents of low-income communities.

Flint's Student Investigators

Students in the classroom of Mindy Chappell, a Master Teaching Fellow with the College's Project SEEEC, are investigating the Flint water crisis in an inquiry-based science project.

Three Black students are working on a science experiment at a table in a chemistry classroom, moving small amounts of liquid from one container to another.

Science Teacher Preparation Grant Begins

Through a National Science Foundation grant, we're recruiting for the next generation of African American and Latina/o science teachers and leaders to transform Chicago Public Schools.

Two Black girls work on a science experiment, removing liquid from a vial and transferring it to a beaker.

Science Identity Development for Black Students

Professors Maria Varelas and Danny Martin are investigating how Black students develop identities as mathematics and science learners and how teachers foster positive identity development.