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Special thanks to the students and teachers of CS 134 in the Bronx, New York, for their kind invitation to the authors of this volume to photograph students engaged in science activities in their school. These photographs can be found on the following pages of Ready, Set, Science!: ii, iii, 9, 10, 13, 47 (left), 48, 50, 66 (top), 68, 69, and 74.


front cover Photodisc, EyeWire Inc., Digital Stock Corporation, NPS photo by J. Schmidt; back cover Photodisc; ii Harry Heleotis; iii Harry Heleotis; 7 Photodisc; 9 Harry Heleotis; 10 Harry Heleotis; 11 Richard Sohmer; 13 Harry Heleotis; 21 Open Door Images; 22 Digital Stock Corporation; 24 Modeling Nature Project, National Science Foundation; 26 Modeling Nature Project, National Science Foundation; 29 PhotoAlto; 31 Photodisc; 33 Photodisc; 46 (left and right) Richard Sohmer; 47 (left) Harry Heleotis; 47 (right) Richard Sohmer; 48 Harry Heleotis; 49 Richard Sohmer; 50 Harry Heleotis; 52 Richard Sohmer; 66 (top) Harry Heleotis; 66 (bottom) Sarah Michaels; 67 Sarah Michaels; 68 Harry Heleotis; 69 Harry Heleotis; 73 (top) Richard Sohmer; 73 (bottom) Richard Sohmer; 74 Harry Heleotis; 80 (top and bottom) Richard Sohmer; 81 (top and bottom) Richard Sohmer; 82 Richard Sohmer; 96 Photodisc; 102 Comstock Images; 104 Sarah Michaels; 109 Tim Dzurilla; 110 Tim Dzurilla; 115-116 Student displays in R. Lehrer and L. Schauble, Symbolic communication in mathematics and science: Co-constituting inscription and thought. In J. Byrnes and E.D. Amsel (Eds.), Language, literacy, and cognitive development: The development and consequences of symbolic communication (pp. 167-192); copyright Taylor and Francis Group LLC; 118 EyeWire Inc.; 120 Photograph by Richard Lehrer and Leona Schauble; copyright American Education Research Organization; 121 Photograph by Richard Lehrer and Leona Schauble; copyright American Education Research Organization; 122 (top and bottom) Photographs by Richard Lehrer and Leona Schauble; copyright American Education Research Organization; 124 (top and bottom) Photographs by Richard Lehrer and Leona Schauble; copyright American Education Research Organization; 132 EyeWire Inc.; 137 (left and right) Carol Smith; 178 Carol Smith



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