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ReSET is a D.C.-based nonprofit volunteer organization that partners working and retired scientists, engineers, and technicians with elementary and pre-kindergarten school teachers to improve science motivation and literacy. ReSET’s goal is to introduce children in the classroom to science, engineering and technology and present it to them in an enjoyable and exciting way. ReSET volunteers spend six hours of classroom time each term teaching children hands-on science through in-class exercises and inquiry-based experiments, followed by a field trip to a science laboratory or museum. Volunteers reinforce and enhance the classroom teaching of science, and also consciously design exercises and experiments in support of the applicable K–12 Science Standards for the District of Columbia, Montgomery, Prince George’s and Anne Arundel counties in Maryland, and Arlington, Alexandria and Fairfax counties in Virginia.

For more information, contact:

ReSET
PO Box 9400
Washington D.C. 20016
reset@resetonline.org
703-976-0491

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