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.
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.
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.
With the goal of broadening interest in engineering careers to a more diverse population, 12 science and math teachers at five Wisconsin middle schools (up to 500 student participants) will implement three instructional modules that meet curricular
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.
In rural Alaska, 160 secondary students, mostly Native Alaskans, and 16 teachers are gaining hands-on experience with spatial technology (GPS, GIS, and remote sensing imagery) in a culturally responsive geoscience education program.
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.
The Pulsar Search Collaboratory project (PSC) engages 60 West Virginia teachers and 600 students in world class research in radio astronomy through the analysis of data collected using the Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope (GBT).