iBEARS Process

Phase 1: Undergraduates Meet their K-12 classes

Discussion topics include what is a scientist, what is an experiment, are you a scientist, academic journey to college, communities of belonging, and possible ideas for experiments

Phase 2: Experimental design

Discussion topics include how to ask questions, potential organisms, potential variables, lab notebooks, experimental set up, mesursements for data collection

Phase 3: Data collection & analyzation

Discussion topics include graphing, averaging data, and comparing data from different groups

Phase 4: presentation of results

Discussion topics include the parts of a research poster (introduction, methods and materials, results and conclusion, literature cited)

Phase 5: reflection