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Table 5 Correlations between mean SES, science attitudes, science skill, and reported participation in optional science experiences

From: Predicting pathways to optional summer science experiences by socioeconomic status and the impact on science attitudes and skills

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1. Mean SES       
2. Fascination .11***      
3. Values .18*** .68***     
4. Competency beliefs .34*** .56*** .55***    
5. Scientific sensemaking .28*** .04 .12*** .27***   
6. Home-related experiences .19*** .48*** .39*** .46*** .05  
7. Nature-related experiences .19*** .32*** .25*** .33*** .12*** .56***
8. STEM camp experiences .10*** .24*** .20*** .21*** − .12*** .37*** .22***
  1. ***p < .001; **p < .01; *p < .05