Formal Education

Collaborative Research: Human-Centered Robotics Experiences for Exploring Engineering, Computer Science, and Society

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Expired
Grade 7-12 teachers and students in Alaska schools develop human-centered robotics & telepresence platforms for their real-life needs, while learning STEM, engineering & computer science.
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GIS/T Resources and Applications for Career Education (GRACE)

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Expired
Five thousand explorers, 2,500 investigators, 300 interns and 120 teachers will receive GIS/T training, integrate GIS/T in teaching and learning in STEM and social studies, and apply GIS/T to solve real-world problems.
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WNY Genetics in Research Partnership: Expanding Exposure, Career Exploration and Interactive Projects in Basic Genome Analysis and Bioinformatics

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Expired
Approximately 150 students from grades 10-12 and 30 teachers in the Western New York area per year will be trained to use basic online bioinformatics tools and take part in a research program to annotate a microbial genome.
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The CryptoClub: Extending Learning with Student-Generated Tutorials

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Expired
Approximately 150 middle-grade students in 15 afterschool cryptography clubs, mostly in Illinois, are developing online video tutorials that explain their solutions to mathematics and cryptography problems.
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The Urban Community Project to Stimulate Interests in STEM Careers (U-CPS)

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Expired
More than 1000 urban African American, Caucasian, and Latino youth are engaged in structured hands-on, out-of-school lessons using integrated math and science modules with a concentration on rocketry and robotics.
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Seeding the Future: Creating a Green Collar Workforce Through Learning about Indoor Urban Farming Technologies and Alternative Energy Sources

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Expired
This project involves 60 urban youth from underrepresented populations in science from Boston Public Schools, and 40 teachers; the teachers are from a variety of districts but 20 are from Boston Public Schools.
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oDREAMS: Promoting Computational Thinking through Game & Simulation Design

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Expired
This is a scale-up project aimed at developing Computational Thinking with 200 teachers and 15,000 middle school students while studying how face-to-face, online, and blended PD models support teachers implementing computer programming curricula.
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Going Green! Middle Schoolers Out to Save the World (MSOSW)

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Expired
With 21 teachers and over 400 student participants, Going Green! MSOSW seeks to increase knowledge of standby power/Vampire Energy’s environmental toll by training teachers and students to measure the power consumption of appliances using meters.
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Tri-C Youth Technology Academy: STEM Academy for Youth featuring Youth Essential Skills - SAY - YES!

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Expired
More than 170 underserved, underrepresented youth from the City of Cleveland, in grades 9-12 will participate in this experience, which will involve project-based learning, college courses, mentoring, class and job shadowing, and robotics competitions.
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Scaling Up Success: Using MATE's ROV Competitions to Build a Collaborative Learning Community that Fuels the Ocean STEM Workforce Pipeline

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Expired
Uses MATE's underwater robotics competition to engage and support the participation of middle and high school students in STEM. Provides professional development, curriculum, and other resources to teachers. Involves industry professionals and parents.
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