High school (9-12)

Making the Transition to Remote Science Teaching and Learning

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Elementary, middle, and high school teachers in remote and hybrid instructional settings are engaged in professional learning to support students in three-dimensional learning through a modeling tool that scaffolds systems and computational thinking.
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Career Exploration Lab: 3D Printing and STEM Engagement for High School Students with Visual Impairments and their Educators

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300 high school students with Visual Impairments and 270 sighted students located in 13 states, along with their STEM educators and teachers of the visually impaired, use astronomy and 3D printing to bolster interests in and knowledge of STEM.
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An Embodied, Augmented Reality Coding Platform for Pair Programming

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A novel platform for creative coding in Augmented Reality will be developed, and its impact on computational concept learning and attitudes toward computer sciene will be tested in diverse high school students in National City, California.
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Advancing Refugee Youth's STEM and Social Capital Through Family-Focused Learning

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This project focuses on promoting STEM aspirations among youth and parents of refugee backgrounds through multiple strategies including participating in a college-knowledge program, field trips to campuses, and e-mentoring with STEM professionals.
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Students Build Augmented and Virtual Reality Plant Models to Understand the Role of Design in STEM

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Our project will examine if the inclusion of art and design in STEAM projects does in fact improve under-served urban and rural Missouri students’ attitudes towards STEAM subjects and interests in STEM careers.
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Student’s Spatial Learning Attitudes (SLA)

The Student’s Spatial Learning Attitudes (SLA) instrument is valid and reliable instrument designed for secondary students to share their ideas about sp

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Student Interest in Science, Technology and Geospatial Technology (STEM-GEO)

The Student Interest in Science, Technology and Geospatial Technology (STEM-GEO) instrument is valid and reliable instrument designed to measure 

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E-textile Survey Instrument

E-textile Survey Instrument, developed for Exploring Computer Science E-textiles Unit.

Stitching the Loop: An Electronic Textiles Unit in Exploring Computer Science is a curriculum unit for students to explore electronic textiles (e-textiles): articles of cloth­ing, accessories, or home furnishings with embedded electronic and computational elements.  After conducting various studies on curriculum design, teaching strategies, student learning, and portfolio designs, this unit is ready for download and classroom implementation by ECS teachers.

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Developing K-12 Education Guidelines for Artificial Intelligence

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A working group of K-12 teachers and AI experts from academia and industry are developing national guidelines for teaching artificial intelligence in K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12 grade bands, and creating an online AI resource directory.
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Case Study of Experiential, Capstones in Industry: Understanding High School Students Interest and Preparation for STEM Careers

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More than 300 students high school students participating in STEM, industry-based, out of school, elective, project-based learning, are supported by industry-partners, teachers, and program leaders along with teachers and leaders from their home-school.
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