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CORPORATE STRUCTURE AND NON PROFIT STATUS

MSSV is a Maine based non-profit organization recognized by the IRS as a 501 (c)(3) corporation. The organization has a president, vice president, secretary-treasurer, and a 5-member board of directors. The bylaws specify that all officers and board members serve without pay.

 

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MSSV Mission Statement


Maine School Science Volunteers (MSSV) is dedicated to helping students gain greater understanding of scientific principles. Our volunteer engineers, scientists, and mathematicians utilize their professional experience to support and enrich teacher instruction in middle school and high school science classrooms. MSSV employs a variety of learning activities to stimulate student interest in science.

 

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MSSV volunteer (retired physicist) demonstrating a method of producing static electricity. The wool scarf and a plastic rod make a good static charge generator.