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Phone: 917-569-8926
PO Box 250288
Columbia University Station

New York
New York 10025
USA
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Target demographics: Low-income K-12 students in the New York and across the country.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 10,000

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Join us at a public event to help students use microscopes.

Geographic areas served: United States

Mission:
BioBus inspires the next generation of scientists by offering hands-on learning opportunities for young people. We operate state-of-the-art educational facilities where students and their teachers engage in authentic scientific inquiry alongside professional scientists.
Results:
Over 15,000 students in over 90 schools and communities have explored the microscopical world aboard the BioBus since 2008.

Student attitudes towards biology is more positive following a BioBus visit (2.83 +/- 1.05 before vs.  4.56 +/- 0.7 after, maximum score = 5, n=174).

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10/01/10
It was incredibly well organized, very friendly staff, and perfectly suited to kids. It was the highlight of the fair for my kids... more »
09/13/10
I helped out at the Bio Bus during the visit to the HOWL festival. I don't have a science background but prior to the event I was told that we would be looking at Daphnia. Having the opportunity to prepare in advance made me comfortable with the subject and sharing my knowledge with the visitors... more »
09/03/10
The BioBus is an amazing organization trying to improve science education and inspire young students to see the process that is scientific discovery. While we are still getting some things off the ground, the progress made by the scientists and teachers who realize the importance of this mission ... more »
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