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Interest in STEM is contagious for students in biology, chemistry, and physics classes

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Science Advances  09 Aug 2017:
Vol. 3, no. 8, e1700046
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1700046

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vol. 3 no. 8

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  • Received for publication January 4, 2017
  • Accepted for publication July 7, 2017

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  1. Zahra Hazari1,2,3,*,
  2. Geoff Potvin2,3,
  3. Jennifer D. Cribbs4,
  4. Allison Godwin5,
  5. Tyler D. Scott6 and
  6. Leidy Klotz7
  1. 1Department of Teaching and Learning, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA.
  2. 2STEM Transformation Institute, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA.
  3. 3Department of Physics, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA.
  4. 4School of Teaching and Curriculum Leadership, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74074, USA.
  5. 5School of Engineering Education, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA.
  6. 6Department of Physics, Northwestern College, Orange City, IA 51041, USA.
  7. 7Departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Architecture, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: zhazari{at}


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