Papers include correspondence, reports, proposals, videos, publications, teaching materials, and other items largely pertaining
to science education.
Rowe earned a bachelor's degree in biology and physics education from New Jersey State University in 1947, a master's in zoology
from the University of California-Berkeley in 1954 and a doctorate in science education from Stanford in 1964. She taught
at Columbia and the University of Florida and was a visiting professor at Stanford's School of Education from 1990 until her
death in 1996. Rowe, an innovator in the use of technology to teach science concepts, headed the science education research
division of the National Science Foundation from 1976 to 1980 and was part of the first science education delegation to the
People's Republic of China in 1979.
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