science fairs (fwd)

Liz Johnson ejohnson at
Mon Jul 17 08:12:16 EST 1995

I wanted to clarify something I posted earlier:
> >For one perspective on science fairs, read "Among Schoolchildren"
> >by Tracy Kidder. It's about a year in the life of a teacher and her
> >class in an urban Massachusetts school.  Her chapter on
> >the disparity of resources for kids in a science fair is quite
> >moving. After the fair, she swore never to participate in another.

Tracy Kidder is a male author. The teacher was female and she is
the one who swore not to do another science fair.  I hadn't realized
how confusing my post was until someone pointed it out.

Liz Johnson

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