Environmental Science Information Technology Activities (ESITA)

Environmental Science Information Technology Activities (ESITA)

SUMMARY

One hundred and forty four 8th–12th grade students in Oakland, Richmond, and Sacramento, California are researching air and water quality in their local communities and studying attitudes toward and use of IT among their peers.


DESCRIPTION

The Environmental Science Information Technology Activities (ESITA) youth-based project provides opportunities for students in grades 9 and 10 from disadvantaged backgrounds to learn about and use IT. During each of three years, 48 students will acquire and employ IT skills as they conduct air and water quality research in their communities and research attitudes toward, and feelings about, IT among their peers.

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PROJECT DETAILS

Award Number: 

0323178

PROJECT DURATION:

2003 - 2006

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University of California–Berkeley Berkeley, CA

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Project Status: 

Expired