Approximately 1,000 students who previously used ASSISTments software for middle school mathematics in urban and suburban schools are tracked post high-school, to study how disengagement in middle school influences eventual choice of STEM careers.
Three hundred students in grades 3 to 5 and 80 preservice educators will engage in an energy and environment after-school program utilizing hand-held probeware led by the preservice teachers in a non-traditional science methods course.
STEM DIGITAL will enable 90 high school and middle school STEM teachers and their students to conduct environmental research aided by the analysis of images from digital cameras, scanners, and the Internet.
More than 200 grade 5-8 youth from low-income rural communities in southwestern Virginia participate in design-based science learning in after school and summer camp experiences where digital tools and social media are tightly intertwined.
The GLOBE California Academy Program aims to strengthen student preparation for STEM-related careers by engaging students in scientific inquiry through the GLOBE program and career exploration/preparation through direct connection with scientists.
Middle and high school students and their families in coastal and island communities in Maine are increasing their STEM energy content knowledge and technology proficiencies by analyzing, discussing, and responding to locally-relevant energy issues.