Environmental Science - GIS/GPS

Discipline Group: 

Environmental Science

MapTEACH: Place-based Geospatial Learning and Applications in Rural Alaska

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Expired
In rural Alaska, 160 secondary students, mostly Native Alaskans, and 16 teachers are gaining hands-on experience with spatial technology (GPS, GIS, and remote sensing imagery) in a culturally responsive geoscience education program.
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Ocean Explorers: GIS, IPA, and Ocean Sciences for IT Literacy and Skills

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Expired
In California and Arizona, 60 middle and high school teachers and 1,000 of their students created IT-based learning experiences for their students using GIS (geographic information systems) and image processing and analysis for marine research.
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Salmon Camp Research Team I

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Expired
One hundred and eighty first-generation college-bound middle and high school Native American students in Oregon, Washington, and California perform archaeological surveys and utilize computer modeling to map the hunting paths of their ancestors.
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Community for Rural Education, Stewardship, and Technology (CREST)

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Expired
Forty four teachers and 500 grade 6-12 students from the coastal region, including isolated islands, of Maine develop IT and GIS skills while working with partners in Maine’s fisheries.
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Community Platform for Ocean and Climate Education, Careers, and Workforce Development

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Expired
Students, teachers, and parents from minority and underserved schools will examine how knowledge of remote sensing, ocean, and climate science influence students interest in and preparation for careers in STEM.
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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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Conducting Authentic Molecular Biology and Genomics Research in High Schools

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Expired
In Conducting Authentic Molecular Biology and Genomics Research in High Schools (MBGR), 100 science teachers and their students contribute to authentic research in biotechnology, molecular biology, and bioinformatics.
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Paleo Exploration Project: Spatial Analysis of Fossil Finds in the Northern Plains

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Expired
Fifty K-12 math, science, and technology teachers from tribal and frontier communities in eastern Montana, and over 80 area middle school students have gained hands-on experience using geospatial technologies while discovering dinosaur and other fossils
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Robotics and GPS/GIS in 4-H: Workforce Skills for the 21st Century

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Expired
Two hundred students ages 12-15 from 25 4-H clubs throughout Nebraska apply robotics, GPS, and GIS in their work with precision agriculture and environmental science.
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