The Young Scientists: America's Future and the Winning of the Westinghouse

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Contents
Foreword ix
Acknowledgments xi
Introduction: The Glittering Prizes 3
Part I Origins
Chapter 1: You've Got to Do Science 13
Part II The Schools: New York
Chapter 2: A Winning System 27
Chapter 3: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn 44
Chapter 4: A Teacher and His Creatures 65
Part III The Schools: The Heartland
Chapter 5: Healing a Nation at Risk 83
Chapter 6: Like Going to Camp All Year Long 90
Chapter 7: Different Strokes 114
Part IV The Students
Chapter 8: One Small Step for Mankind 127
Chapter 9: Rabbit Run 145
Chapter 10: Fathers and Sons 156
Chapter 11: The Right Stuff 170
Part V The Families
Chapter 12: The Huddled Masses 179
Chapter 13: What's Bred in the Bone 188
Part VI The Contest
Chapter 14: The Westinghouse Candy Store 205
Chapter 15: The Last Dance 214
Chapter 16: The Envelope, Please 226
Chapter 17: Lessons 233
Appendices 239

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  • Contents *
  • Foreword *
  • Acknowledgments *
  • Introduction - The Glittering Prizes *
  • Part I - Origins *
  • Chapter 1 - You've Got to Do Science *
  • Part II - The Schools: New York *
  • Chapter Two - A Winning System *
  • Chapter 3 - A Tree Grows in Brooklyn *
  • Chapter Four - A Teacher and His Creatures *
  • Part III - The Schools: the Heartland *
  • Chapter Five - Healing a Nation at Risk *
  • Chapter Six - Like Going to Camp All Year Long *
  • Chapter Seven - Different Strokes *
  • Part IV - The Students *
  • Chapter Eight - One Small Step for M Ankin D *
  • Chapter Nine - Rabbit Run *
  • Chapter Ten - Fathers and Sons *
  • Chapter Eleven - The Right Stuff *
  • Part V - The Families *
  • Chapter Twelve - The Huddled Masses *
  • Chapter Thirteen - What's Bred in the Bone *
  • Part VI - The Contest *
  • Chapter Fourteen - The Westinghouse Candy Store *
  • Chapter Fifteen - The Last Dance *
  • Chapter Sixteen - The Envelope, Please *
  • Chapter Seventeen - Lessons *
  • Appendices *
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