Formal Education

ET-ECS: Electronic Textiles for Exploring Computer Science with High School Students and Teachers to Promote Computational Thinking and Participation for All

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Expired
About 1,000 high school students from underserved schools will participate with their teachers in designing electronic textiles that engages them in crafting, circuitry and coding.
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Soft Robotics to Broaden the STEM Pipeline

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Expired
Eleven Maryland teachers in rural, urban and suburban high schools will engage approximately 660 freshman students in soft robotics education to study changes in student self-efficacy, motivation and career interest.
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Next Step Learning: Bridging Science Education and Cleantech Careers with Innovative Technologies

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Expired
More than two thousand students in Massachusetts use innovative technologies such as infrared camera and engineering software to learn and practice science and engineering through improving energy efficiency and design solar solutions of their homes.
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LinCT: Linking Educators, Youth, and Learners in Computational Thinking

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Expired
3,000 suburban learners ages 6-13 will engage in technology-based learning experiences across both informal & formal educational settings. Programs will be led by female pre/in-service teachers & youth from demographics that are underrepresented in STEM.
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Innovative Collaborative Research Experience and Technical Education (iCREATE)

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Expired
Approximately 150 rural high school students from Flagstaff, AZ and surrounding reservations are engaged in a problem-based learning experience in a CTE bioscience course designed to increase the local bioscience workforce through community involvement.
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Actualizing STEM Potential in the Mississippi Delta

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Active
More than 51 rural African American youth, grades 9-12, are engaged in pre-engineering activities in an after school program designed to prepare them for STEM majors, to include summer activities that create a STEM pipeline for students in lower grades.
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Collaborative Research: American Innovations in an Age of Discovery: Teaching Science and Engineering through 3D-printed Historical Reconstructions

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Expired
The American Innovations in an Age of Discovery initiative tells the story of the nation through the lens of invention by allowing students to reconstruct key inventions in American history using advanced manufacturing technologies.
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Motivating Bilingual Hispanic Youth Towards STEM & STEM Cognate Study and Careers (MIO STEM)

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Expired
More than 200 students each year will complete a game-infused journey designed to help middle-school Latino students identify STEM passions, explore possible professions, pursue career pathways, and closing with planning futures.
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SciGirls Strategies: Gender Equitable Teaching Practices in Career and Technical Education Pathways for High School Girls

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Expired
48 Twin Cities' Career and Technical Education high school educators from diverse schools trained in gender equitable teaching strategies; 400 girls in non-traditionally females STEM career paths participate in an aligned identity-based research study.
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A Sleep Education Program to Improve STEM education in Elementary School

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Expired
Over five hundred urban 4th-5th grade students are engaged through the use of technology in an innovative STEM curriculum with sleep as the lesson conduit to increase skills and interest in STEM and foster critical thinking and communication skills.
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