Engineering - design

Discipline Group: 

Engineering

SISTERS: Sustaining Interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Research in Society

Project Status: 

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

Project Status: 

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

Project Status: 

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

Project Status: 

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

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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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Photonics Leaders II

Project Status: 

Expired
Using hybrid-learning environments at North Carolina State University, 120 high school students and teachers discover the wonder of Photonics through investigations and internships on electronics, optics and laser technology.
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