D-QU Producing Science Curriculum

Nov 15th, 1995 | By | Category: 7-3: Investing, Tribal College News

D-Q University in Davis, Calif., has developed a series of science units to be used locally and by the other 28 tribal colleges in the United States. A module developed by Suresh Tiwari explores the chemistry of native dyes. Another module investigates astronomy and math using the on-campus “Celestial Wheel.” Others cover topics in computer science, biology, and physics.

D-Q’s work recognizes that science is an integral part of all cultures, including Native American cultures. The work has been supported by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Minority Science Improvement Program.

 

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