Spending even a small part inside learning about science might seem the antithesis to a summer break, but for the 63 teenagers involved in the Rutgers 4-H Summer Science Program, it is a welcome opportunity… "The program has three major goals," said Chad Ripberger, a Mercer County 4-H agent with Rutgers Cooperative Extension and co-founder of the Rutgers 4-H Summer Science Program. "To expose them to different STEM disciplines. A lot of the kids aren’t even aware of different fields within STEM that they could do into. So a big part of the program is just exposure and instilling an interest and understanding of STEM.
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