High school (9-12)

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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Engineering by Design Advanced Technological Applications Course

"The Engineering byDesign™ Program is built on the belief that the ingenuity of children is untapped, unrealized potential that, when properly motivated, will lead to the next generation of technologists, innovators, designers, and engineers."

A Standards-Based Model Program The International Technology and Engineering Educators Association's STEM±Center for Teaching and Learning™ has developed the only standards-based national model for Grades K-12 that delivers technological literacy in a STEM context.

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Lens on Climate Change: Teacher Handbook

Overview of the Program The Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) program engages middle and high school students in film production documenting the effects of climatic and environmental changes on their lives and in their communities. Middle and high school students are paired with graduate and undergraduate student mentors to research, film, edit, and ultimately screen their films and participate in a panel discussion. Each student group (4—6 students) is guided by both a science and a film mentor through the completion of the project.

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2017 Hydroponics Curriculum

This curriculum library contains materials and resources for the 2017 Hydroponics Curriculum.

  • Alignments
  • Business (Jun)
  • Business (New Development)
  • Chemistry
  • Ecological Impacts
  • Elementary Materials
  • Games
  • Inquiry
  • Math and Statistics
  • Powerpoints
  • Troble
  • Tools-Resources
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Stitching the Loop: An Electronic Textiles Unit in Exploring Computer Science

In our new curriculum unit, students explore electronic textiles (e-textiles): articles of cloth­ing, accessories, or home furnishings with embedded electronic and computational elements. This curriculum is an alternate for Unit 6: Robotics. 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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