Environmental Science - general

Discipline Group: 

Environmental Science

Science Research Mentoring Program

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Expired
Three cohorts of forty 10th & 11th grade students, many from underrepresented groups attending under-served New York City public schools, participate in a two year program in Comparative Biology and Anthropology at the American Museum of Natural History.
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Digital WAVE: Warming Winds and Water

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Expired
Through the fabrication of 3D virtual simulations related to global warming phenomena, the project will create and test a new model and medium for engaging and preparing youth to pursue IT-intensive science careers.
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An Innovative Hybrid Program for Diversifying and Building Capacity in the STEM/ICT Workforce: ISTEM

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Expired
Forty Native American and Hispanic 3rd - 8th students are engaged in a hands-on STEM/ICT mentoring program that includes flash STEM activities facilitated during lunch time combined with out-of-school field trip experiences.
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Barcoding Life's Matrix: Engaging Students as Citizen Scientists in the Barcode of Life Initiative

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Expired
Through residential research experiences for high school students, and comprehensive workshops for science teachers, approximately 2000 students will generate and submit genetic data to the International Barcode of Life Initiative.
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From Art to STEM - A Creative Journey of Discovery: A Transformational Project for Nashville Middle School Students

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Expired
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.
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Connecting Youth with Science through Mentored Experiences in Nature - Collaborative Research

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Expired
The goal of Connecting Youth with Science through Mentored Experiences in Nature is to provide rich STEM activities and research experiences for 600-700 high school students through the existing EnvironMentors (EM) program.
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From Learning to Research: Developing Future Earth System Scientists and Professionals

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Expired
1500-2000 students in grades 6-12 and 80 teachers from under-served schools will use web-based data and collaboration tools to participate in climate learning and research activities at local to global scales.
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ITEST Convening: Advancing Research on Youth Motivation in STEM

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Expired
The ITEST Learning Resource Center at EDC hosted a convening designed to develop a theoretical framework to guide future research on youth motivation in STEM with a particular emphasis on populations most underrepresented in STEM.
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Using Underwater Robotic Vehicles to Build IT and Pre-Engineering Skills (BUILD IT)

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Expired
Seventy teachers, 35 guidance counselors and 140 students in an area around Hoboken NJ are collaborating with women and minority faculty to address a design challenge to program an underwater vehicle to perform tasks.
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Science Mission to Planet Earth (SMPE): IT–Integrated Coastal Education

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Expired
Six hundred middle school students and 60 teachers in Madison Parish and Baton Rouge, Louisiana gather and transmit data images via GIS Remote Sensing and set up situations or displays via visualization simulations to study earth science concepts
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