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Red-Eared Sliders and Neighborhood Dogs

Publisher: Children, Youth and Environments, 14 (2)
Page Numbers: 156-177

Girls and women, especially if they are people of color, supposedly do not like computer technology or science. Myriad reports and studies document their limited interest and participation in these fields, both in school and at work. This article reports some preliminary results from an after-school intervention intended to increase urban, African-American middle school girls' interest and participation in computer technology and science.