Engineering - design

Discipline Group: 

Engineering

Scaling Up Success: Using MATE's ROV Competitions to Build a Collaborative Learning Community that Fuels the Ocean STEM Workforce Pipeline

Project Status: 

Active
Uses MATE's underwater robotics competition to engage and support the participation of middle and high school students in STEM. Provides professional development, curriculum, and other resources to teachers. Involves industry professionals and parents.
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SISTERS: Sustaining Interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Research in Society

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Expired
More than 100 5th and 6th grade girls from underserved communities will participate in a theory-driven, technology-rich "hands on" after-school science education program facilitated by female undergraduates and informal science teachers.
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SportsLab - Bringing Sport Research and Design Challenges into the 21st Century

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Active
Over 200 students (grades 6-9), drawn from diverse formal and informal educational settings will take part in an online collaborative game-based interactive environment to create a concept model and pitch for a sport product design.
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Memphis Virtual STEM Academy at East High School

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Active
More than 140 urban students in the Memphis/Shelby County Area, grades 9-12, are engaged in a virtual, pre-engineering curriculum program that also provides hands-on, project-based learning opportunities in a centralized laboratory setting.
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Exploring STEM Careers Initiative

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Expired
This project is creating a replicable, prototype community-based model for engaging middle and high school students in challenge-based programs such as robotics competitions, engineering challenges, and research events.
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Smart Clothing, Smart Girls: Engineering via Apparel Design

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Expired
A total of 56 urban and rural middle school girls and 21 informal educators and volunteers participate in summer camps engaging them in problem-based exploration of STEM components of apparel design while using the Engineering Design Process.
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Back to the Earth

Project Status: 

Expired
Over 80 students in grades 4-10 living on Native American reservations in the Inland Northwest have participated in culturally rich experiences that focus on place and STEM content.
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GreenTECH 2011

Project Status: 

Expired
This project will reach over 600 students and 30 teachers in grades 10 and 11, focusing on green technology and careers using hands-on study of the school and surrounding community.
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Real World Externships for Teachers of Mathematics and Science

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Expired
The Real World Externships project provides professional development for 150 mathematics and science teachers in grades 7-12 in Iowa.
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IT and College Pathways through Application of Technology to Explore Urban Ecological Challenges

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Expired
A pathway to STEM careers and college for inner-city high school students is built around the use of cutting-edge geospatial and computer modeling to investigate pressing urban ecological problems in their neighborhood.
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