Formal Education

An Innovative Approach for Attracting Students to Computing

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Expired
Five higher education institutions and one school system will work collaboratively with 90 college and high-school faculty (working in teams) to learn Alice—a software program—to build understanding of object-based programming.
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Design Loft STEM Learning Program

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Expired
500+ students, 250 teachers attending workshops, and 151 university students used design thinking, a problem solving and innovation process, to engage students in STEM topics and career possibilities.
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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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Build IT Underwater Robotics Scale Up for STEM Learning and Workforce Development (BISU)

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Expired
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.
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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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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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Connecticut Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences

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Expired
High schools students participate in "The Connecticut Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences" that fully integrates cyberlearning and content courses in math, science, digital arts/media, and technology.
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The FabLab Classroom: Preparing Students for the Next Industrial Revolution

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Expired
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.
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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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