Formal Education

Kids as Urban Scientists: Mapping the Biodiversity of the Philadelphia Promise Zone

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Expired
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Researching A School District's Integration Of The Maker Movement Into Its Middle And High School

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Expired
Students and educators in the middle and high schools of a semi-rural school district are engaged in the extensive integration of Making and the Maker Movement their formal education setting.
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Skills21STEMStarter: An Incubator and Launch Pad to STEM Entrepreneurship and Careers

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Expired
More than 1,100 predominantly underrepresented urban, rural and suburban students grades 9-12 engage in a high school Capstone course focussing on the development, iteration, and launching of challenge project work.
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The IT College and CAREERS Readiness Project: Career Academy Research on Educational Experiences and Related Successes

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Active
One thousand National Academy Foundation (NAF) Information Technology (IT) students participate in California, Florida, and Oklahoma urban career academies.
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Enhancing Minority Middle School Student Knowledge, Literacy, and Motivation in STEM Using Contextualized Agricultural Life Science Learning Experiences

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Expired
This strategies project will provide over 250 underrepresented minority (URM) elementary/middle school students (grades 4-6) attending an inner city public school with contextualized agricultural life science learning experiences.
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IDEAS: Inventing, Designing, and Engineering on the Autism Spectrum

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Expired
We will collaboratively develop a Maker Engineering Design program with New York Hall of Science, NYU, ASD experts, 15 educators and 240 middle school students, 80 of whom will be on the autism spectrum, in a New York City public school inclusion program.
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Fly High Your Math and Science Skills

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Active
Fifteen middle school teachers and 150 rural students, grades 6-8 who are under-represented in STEM careers, will use flight simulation as an active learning tool to engage them in learning and to reinforce various mathematics and physics concepts.
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Building STEM Identity and Career Interests in Native American Students By Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) and Remote Sensing Technologies

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Expired
90 Native American students will work with remote sensing technology to explore local ecological issues through summer camp, school-based programs and internships to support the development of culturally connected STEM identities.
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iDigFossils: Engaging K-12 Students in Integrated STEM via 3D Digitization, Printing and Exploration of Fossils

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Expired
This project engages more than 45 teachers and 600 students in integrated STEM experiences using 3D scanning and printing, and computational modeling within a highly relevant but unexplored educational pathway to K-12 STEM – paleontology.
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Teachers and Researchers Advancing Integrated Lessons in STEM (TRAILS)

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Expired
Forty-five science and technology education Indiana (rural and suburban) teachers teaching over 2000 high school students to enhance learning STEM concepts in the context of entomology and bio-mimicry inspired engineering design and inquiry activities.
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