AZ

Ocean Explorers: GIS, IPA, and Ocean Sciences for IT Literacy and Skills

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Expired
In California and Arizona, 60 middle and high school teachers and 1,000 of their students created IT-based learning experiences for their students using GIS (geographic information systems) and image processing and analysis for marine research.
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Learning through Engineering Design and Practice: Using our Human Capital for an Equitable Future

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Expired
Ninety six middle school students in Mesa, Arizona, simulate desert tortoise behaviors, design solutions to mitigate the urban heat island of Phoenix, and design a habitat for humans on Mars.
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An Innovative Hybrid Program for Diversifying and Building Capacity in the STEM/ICT Workforce: ISTEM

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Expired
Forty Native American and Hispanic 3rd - 8th students are engaged in a hands-on STEM/ICT mentoring program that includes flash STEM activities facilitated during lunch time combined with out-of-school field trip experiences.
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Barcoding Life's Matrix: Engaging Students as Citizen Scientists in the Barcode of Life Initiative

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Expired
Through residential research experiences for high school students, and comprehensive workshops for science teachers, approximately 2000 students will generate and submit genetic data to the International Barcode of Life Initiative.
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COMPUGIRLS: A Culturally Relevant Technology Program for Girls

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Expired
Girls between the ages of 12 and 18 in the Phoenix, Arizona area learn about social justice issues as they explore technology (e.g. laptops, digital cameras, video equipment) and learn to use programs (e.g. Scratch, Teen Second Life) in afterschool.
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Prime the Pipeline Project (P3): Putting Knowledge to Work

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Expired
A group of 60 10th grade students and 40 high school math and science teachers in Arizona, as members of scientific villages, explore integrated STEM and business-type problems with mentorship by college students, faculty, scientists, and professionals.
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CoastLines

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Expired
In Miami, FL, Santa Barbara, CA, and other locations across the U.S., 90 middle and high school teachers and their students use geospatial technologies to study three coastal ecosystems in NSF's Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) network.
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