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Project REACH 2021-2022

Hosted by: UMMC School of Graduate Studies


Ongoing Opportunity


Contact coordinator for times


Hanna Broome

About Project REACH 2021-2022

Project REACH (Reaching Education And Changing Healthcare) is a partnership between UMMC and Barrack H. Obama Magnet Elementary school. The goal of this partnership is to enhance the teaching and learning of science concepts at the elementary school level and expose a diverse group of students to educational and career opportunities in the medical sciences. Volunteers are needed from the SGSHS to teach science lessons once a month to students in grades 3-5.
***Lessons for January, March and May 2022 will be posted in December.

Application Process

Sign up to teach a lesson below. The task description gives you the teaching objectives/outcomes for your lesson - the rest is up to you!
Dr. Broome will email you with additional details at least one week prior to your scheduled teaching day.

We're looking for volunteers who:

Care about:

  • Education
  • Youth

Are a skilled:

  • Mentor

We need volunteers to help with:

Access to Health Info, Products, and Services

October 19, 2021 9:00am 10:20am
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Teach a 30-minute lesson to two 4th grade classes, to achieve the following outcomes:
● Students will define the term valid health information.
● Students will identify resources from home, school, and community that provide valid health information.
● Students will describe how to determine if an Internet source is providing valid health information.
● Students will distinguish between fact and opinion in health information.
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Force, Motion and Speed

October 20, 2021 9:00am 10:20am
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Teach a 30-minute lesson to two 5th grades classes, to achieve the following outcomes:
● Students will define the terms force, contact force, non-contact force, motion, balance force, unbalanced force.
● Students will describe how contact and non-contact forces affect the motion of an object.
● Students will predict the effect of balanced and unbalanced forces on the speed and direction of an object in motion.
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