Innovators of the Future: Youth Science Module
Education Grant Recipient: Anna Wirta Kosobuski, EdD
Grant Period: 2016-2017
Award Value: $3,962
Site: University of Minnesota: Duluth
Innovators of the Future: Youth Science Program is part of a comprehensive pipeline that encourages Native Americans to pursue science, research, and regenerative medicine careers. This program provides Native American 7th-12th grade youth a 4-hr block of science and regenerative medicine classroom and hands-on lab activities during Center of American Indian and Minority Health on-campus residential summer programs at the U of MN Medical School Duluth. The program also includes science, research, and regenerative medicine outreach to Native American students in the Duluth Public Schools.
Cell Biology activity for Youth Science Program.
Collecting cells to study begins with a simple cheek swab.
Cells are carefully stored in a tube or placed on a slide.
And students can study the primary building block of life...cells.