District of Columbia

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

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Expired
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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Expired
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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Expired
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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Expired
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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Expired
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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PAC-Involved: Engaging Students in PAC (Physics, Astronomy, Cosmology) Learning through Repurposing of Popular Media

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Expired
Thirty high school students, in grades 10-11 are engaged in structured informal physics learning through popular media such as Sci-fi films and TV shows. The program also has a website, and students are doing some of the activities online.
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STEM Learning and Research (STELAR) Center: A Resource Center to Support Research and Development on STEM Careers

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Active
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National Robotics in 4-H: Workforce Skills for the 21st Century

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Expired
Overall the project served more than 9,000 youth and 300 eductions in 23 states.
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STEM Digital Images in Geoscience Investigations: Teaching Analysis with Light (STEM DIGITAL)

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Expired
STEM DIGITAL will enable 90 high school and middle school STEM teachers and their students to conduct environmental research aided by the analysis of images from digital cameras, scanners, and the Internet.
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GET SET Global: Education for Tomorrow in Science, Engineering, and Technology

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Expired
20 teachers, 10 counselors, and 1600 middle school students from ten District of Columbia Public Charter Schools engage in a series of STEM experiences in and out of school.
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