One hundred and sixty students in grades 4 and 5 and 8 elementary teachers will employ manufacturing design processes and digital fabrication to create physical models, learning underlying mathematical concepts in meaningful contexts.
Thousands of middle and high school youth in five U.S. geographic regions implemented the underwater robotics curriculum, WaterBotics, in both classroom and out-of-school time settings led by hundreds of trained STEM teachers and informal educators.
Five sites located in underserved, East San Francisco Bay Area urban communities will form a regional network where 300 students from ages 14 to 16 engage in clean energy, ICT and green technologies education, and conduct public outreach activities.
I-C STEM In My FUTURE is a year-round, informal learning program for 80 students focusing on mathematics, the use of hand-held technology, computer literacy skills, technical training and career paths.
In GUTS y Girls one hundred middle school girls (grades 6-8) in New Mexico will engage in exciting cyber-enabled learning experiences (modeling and simulation, robotics, media computation, etc.) during Saturday and summer workshops.
Alignment Nashville works with 200 eighth-grade girls from underrepresented and disadvantaged populations and their teachers, building on student interests and seeing how tools like 3D computer models, AutoCAD and Alice are used in STEM-related careers.
Sixty grade 11 and 12 students from 6 counties in the Piedmont region of North Carolina participate in investigations and internships focused on electronics, optics, hardware and software at North Carolina State University and the Research Triangle Park.
One hundred and five grade 7-8 science and mathematics teachers in the Omaha public schools integrate wireless technology, signal processing, control systems, digital logic, and programming into problem-based instructional activities.