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Exploring science and health professions helps children in underprivileged neighborhoods expand possibilities Sumala Heinze still remembers the day she learned about the Weekend School in her fifth-grade class. After school, she dashed home to get her mother’s signature on the […]

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by Alison Bert Asking a child “what do you want to be when you grow up” is a common enough question. The answer they give, however, is often shaped by their experience of the world. For children from underprivileged backgrounds, […]

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Immersing children in the world of science and medicine “Nurse, pass me the scissors please,” asks Aysha, 10 years old, professionally stretching out his arm to receive the instrument. When he grows up he wants to be “a foot doctor,” […]

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Have you ever seen an operation room from the inside? Or wanted to understand how a hospital works without actually being sick? On June 5th, eight Elsevier colleagues joined the IMC Weekend School and a group of 40 kids during […]