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Science and Mathematics Clubs/Societies

Programs that provide organized opportunities for individuals to pursue their interest in any of the life sciences, mathematics and statistics or the physical sciences, often through the medium of a club or society that is under the leadership of people who are knowledgeable in the subject. Activities may include lectures, slide shows and other presentations that provide information about specific topics; opportunities for members to share and/or discuss their own work on issues in the subject area; field trips, where relevant; and other activities that promote the study and appreciation of science and mathematics among members. Included are Internet-based virtual clubs, WebRings devoted to the subject and clubs where members meet face-to-face.

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Social Sciences Clubs/Societies

Programs that provide organized opportunities for individuals to pursue their interest in any of the social sciences including anthropology, economics, geography, history, political science, psychology and sociology, often through the medium of a club or society that is under the leadership of people who are knowledgeable in the subject. Activities may include lectures, slide shows and other presentations that provide information about specific topics; opportunities for members to share and/or discuss their own work on issues in the subject area; field trips, where relevant; and other activities that promote the study and appreciation of the social sciences among members. Included are Internet-based virtual clubs, WebRings devoted to the subject and clubs where members meet face-to-face.

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Humanities Activities/Events

Programs that sponsor events which provide opportunities for people to participate in the study and discussion of contemporary values and public issues in the humanities and social sciences including the areas of literature, history, philosophy, classical and modern languages, archaeology, linguistics and jurisprudence with the objective of developing an understanding and appreciation for these fields of learning.

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Social Sciences and Humanities Research

Programs that conduct research which focuses on social systems, social institutions and social behaviour. Social sciences research involves the study of all aspects of society, from past events and achievements to human behaviour and relationships among groups; and often results in solutions to social, business, personal, governmental and environmental problems.

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The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.


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