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.
60 racially and ethnically diverse, low-income urban teens, grades 9-12, in Boston, MA encounter science, technology, engineering, and math and/or STEM-related careers through authentic art and design projects completed during out-of-school time.
After researchers study perceptions of STEM-focused CTE with middle school youth nationwide, 36 mentors and 288 middle school mentees in Boston and New York will engage in the development of innovative digital tools to improve how they communicate.
AZ, MA, and PA Water SCIENCE middle school students will complete hands-on science and engineering activities, receive guidance from mentors and STEM professionals, and learn about careers in environmental conservation of their local water resources.
More than 1,100 middle school students will participate in a new 15- to 20-hour school-day computing curriculum based on creating socially-relevant mobile apps, taught by existing public school teachers, and 360 will participate in week-long summer camps.
ITEAMS II is an online learning community using the Harvard Observatory's research-grade robotic telescope to increase the interest of middle-school youth, especially girls and underserved students, in information and communication technology careers.
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.