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STEM Tales: Investigating the effect of media read-alouds on young children's STEM and literacy learning and interest in STEM careers

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STEM Tales is designed to engage 200 children (ages 4-8) and 400 parents through culturally responsive STEM media/activities at 20 library programs led by 40 library educators, the PBS digital media series is expected to reach two million viewers online.
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Engaging Rural Students in Artificial Intelligence to Develop Pathways for Innovative Computing Careers

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Co-Robots to Enhance Motivation and Self-efficacy in Formal STEM Education

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This project will directly engage at least 20 unique teachers and over 1500 public-school students (eighth and ninth grade) in Indiana and Georgia fromthe diverse background during the three-year project lifespan.
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A Workshop to Synthesize Findings from Education Research Conducted During the Pandemic: Emerging Lessons From COVID-19

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Design and Pitch Challenges in STEM: Merging Entrepreneurship and Mathematics Learning

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Among other uses, the description will be displayed on the STELAR website in association with your project. Be sure to include project location(s), numbers of teachers, numbers of students, and numbers of others (parents, school policy leaders) as a
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Developing underserved elementary students’ systems thinking and economic literacy through investigations of local ecological-economic systems

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Third graders from underserved regions in Maine engage in learning experiences which foreground the role of scientific modeling in knowledge construction to develop an integrated economic-ecological conceptual model of the Gulf of Maine ecosystem
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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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Fostering Joint Parent/Child Engagement in Preschool Computational Thinking by Leveraging Digital Media, Mobile Technology, and Library Settings in Urban and Rural Communities

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125 parents and preschool children in rural Mississippi and Kentucky use mobile, computational thinking apps at-home, supported by a virtual engagement model that helps librarians connect with parents and use digital media to bridge learning environments.
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Middle School Teacher and Student's Experiences with Artificial Intelligence via Computational Cameras

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36 middle school teachers along with 120 students in Phoenix, Arizona and Athens, Georgia will participate in summer workshops with technology modules featuring computational cameras to learn topics in artificial intelligence and computer vision.
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STEM Career Connections: A Model for Preparing Economically-Disadvantaged Rural Youth for the Future Workforce

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