District of Columbia

Activating Student Potential through Innovation and Real-World Experience

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One thousand rural, suburban and urban students, grades 4-5 in MD, VA and DC, will participate in STEM simulation adventures, engineering challenges and writing exercises that include 21st century skill and delivered into classrooms via the cloud.
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Supporting English Learners in STEM Subjects

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Strengthening the STEM Pipeline for Elementary School African Americans, Hispanics, and Girls by Scaling Up Summer Engineering Experiences

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E-Communities: Investigating How a Collaboration Between STEM Educators and Engineers Impact Underserved Youth's Participation in Engineering Design

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Collaborative Research: American Innovations in an Age of Discovery: Teaching Science and Engineering through 3D-printed Historical Reconstructions

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The American Innovations in an Age of Discovery initiative tells the story of the nation through the lens of invention by allowing students to reconstruct key inventions in American history using advanced manufacturing technologies.
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Innovative Technology-Enabled Astronomy for Middle Schools II (ITEAMS II)

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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.
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GIS/T Resources and Applications for Career Education (GRACE)

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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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The CryptoClub: Extending Learning with Student-Generated Tutorials

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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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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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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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