Service Learning in the Buffalo Public Schools

Chemistry instruction, Buffalo Public Schools

ASI 400 is an exciting opportunity to pair your love of your academic background with a committment to community. You will deepen and enrich the study of your chosen major, participate in experiences beyond the traditional classroom, and develop research and critical thinking skills, all while learning about urban education, diversity, mentorship, counseling, lesson planning, and classroom management.

Course Information

Mondays, 3:00pm-5:30pm
134 C Grenier Hall
3 Credits
Open to All Majors

Course Requirements

  • One hour of classroom work plus four to five hours of work at one of the 12 schools served by the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Partnership
  • Students will support classroom work, especially through the implementation and development of hands-on science experiments
  • Students will develop survey and interview skills to evaluate the impact of science education programs in improving student performance and appreciation of science

For further information on ASI 400, please contact Professor Joe Gardella at