The Science Posse's goals were to create scientists who make their research accessible and understandable, to increase teachers' knowledge of current research, and to encourage students to care about and pursue careers in science.
Why is this important?
Passing on the Torch gives three compelling reasons to scientists about the need for them to be actively involved in K-12 science education.
Who's the Scientist? describes changes in the way seventh graders describe scientists before and after a visit to Fermilab