Environmental Science - general

Discipline Group: 

Environmental Science

Model My Watershed: Developing a Cyberlearning Application and Curricula to Enhance Interest in STEM Careers - Collaborative Research

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Expired
Model My Watershed is a three year project to develop, test and disseminate a watershed-modeling tool set for secondary students.
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NanoExperiences: Pathways to Workforce Success

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Expired
NanoExperiences will develop and evaluate NanoExperiences, an out-of-school-time (OST) program that combines academic learning in emerging STEM content in partnership with nanobusinesses.
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Predicting STEM Career Choice from Computational Indicators of Student Engagement within Middle School Mathematics Classes

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Expired
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.
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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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SCI-TALKS (Supporting Community Initiatives for Teaching, Learning, and Knowing Science)

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Expired
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.
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STEM Digital Images in Geoscience Investigations: Teaching Analysis with Light (STEM DIGITAL)

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Expired
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.
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Studio STEM: Engaging Middle School Students in Networked Science and Engineering Projects

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Expired
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.
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Promoting STEM Career Interest in the Classroom: An Exploratory Study Linking Teacher Professional Development with Changes in Teaching Practices

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Expired
This ITEST research study examined over 50 ITEST teacher professional development projects to better understand their role in teacher implementation of STEM workplace technologies.
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GLOBE California Academy Program (CAP) - Collaborative Research

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Expired
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.
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Energy For ME

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Expired
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.
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