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Describes a teaching assignment at a Department of Defense (DoD) high school in Puerto Rico with bilingual Latin students influenced by island cultures. Discusses classroom cultural awareness and the importance of understanding and appreciating students' backgrounds when cultural or ethnic differences exist in the science classroom. Includes a lesson plan for teaching science within the context of various cultures and languages. (KHR)
Contributor: Whittemore, Mary Jon, Mecca, Peter M.
Date Published: Mar
Journal/Secondary Title: Science Teacher
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