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What Kind of "Person" Would Become a Scientist?

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"Scientist Stereotypes" could be another name for this instructional activity! Begin by drawing from middle schoolers' preconceived notions and media portrayal of scientists, and then explain that anyone can be a scientist. Even though there is an extensive appendix of information about different scientists, the lesson plan focuses a disproportionate amount of time on the stereotypes, even suggesting an experiment to discover whether or not scientists are "crazier" than "regular" people. 

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7th - 8th
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