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Proyecto Dinosaurios
The main goals of “Proyecto Dinosaurios” are to: Expose minority (primarily Hispanic) American students to academic activities of graduate students, professional paleontologists, and supporting staff. Help students recognize career and schooling options within the geosciences. Encourage students to transfer to a 4-year college and continue onto graduate studies. Create awareness and familiarity of the process of scientific endeavor — increase understanding about the nature of science. The scope of “Proyecto Dinosaurios” can be summarized as: Recruiting undergraduates for a year of data collection, scientific analysis, and public presentation of results. Augment student experience with a series of workshops relating to fossil preparation, curation, illustration, and graduate studies.•Provide student with the hands-on experience in field paleontology by joining a summer expedition of the Dinosaur Institute. Expose students to the diversity of geologic sites of the American West.
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EXP11777 EQ Admin  
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United States North America
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http://www.nhm.org/site/research-collections/dinosaur-institute/outreach-education/proyecto-dinosaurios
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United States North America
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http://www.nhm.org/site/research-collections/dinosaur-institute/outreach-education/proyecto-dinosaurios
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Paleontology
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