The link below will connect you to a bibliography listing research
about FOSS and hands-on science in general. If you have any additions
you would like to make to the bibliography, please contact FOSS using one of our
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The following reports may be of special interest.
Klentschy, Michael; Garrison, Leslie; and Amaral, Olga Maia. Valle
Imperial Project in Science (VIPS): Four-Year Comparison of Student
Achievement Data 1995-1999. Research report, National Science Foundation
Grant #ESI-9731274. VIPSStudy.pdf
Kim, J., L. Crasco, R. Smith, G. Johnson, A. Karantonis, and D.
Leavitt. Academic Excellence for All Urban Students: Their Accomplishments
in Science and Mathematics. Systemic Research, Inc., Norwood, MA,