Katherine Richardson Bruna granted funding for young learner’s science education program

October 19, 2018

Katherine Richardson Bruna, an associate professor in the School of Education, and Lyric Bartholomay, a researcher at the University of Wisconsin, received $222,037 in funding for year four of a five-year National Institutes of Health Science Education Partnership Award grant. The project, titled ‘Young Scientists, Ambitious Teachers Improving Health in an Urban Ecosystem,’ uses the theme of mosquitoes to spark young learners’ curiosity about the natural world and their interest in and experiences with the practices of science. The project team has developed new teacher education programming, a summer camp, and after-school curricula. Collaboration has begun to pilot these innovations internationally.

Contact Details:

Name: Katherine Bruna
Phone: 515-294-4144
Department: in the School of Education