05/07/2011 01:33 pm ET | Updated Jul 06, 2011

'Scientific American' To Recruit 1,000 Scientists To Help Schools

It's not easy for a teacher to randomly call up the biology department at the local college and ask, "Do you have someone who can come talk to my students about how viruses attack cells?" Likewise, scientists interested in working with students and helping support academic instruction in the classroom don't always know which schools really want their help.

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