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.
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.
Over 150 Twin Cities urban youth in grades 6-12 from demographics underepresented in STEM careers will engage with community through applying STEM Content and Computational Thinking to learn about Nutrition and advocate for Food Justice.
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.
A total of 56 urban and rural middle school girls and 21 informal educators and volunteers participate in summer camps engaging them in problem-based exploration of STEM components of apparel design while using the Engineering Design Process.
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.
200 students in grades 7–12, with special emphasis on girls and youth of color, from the Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota area work with museum staff and community and industry mentors to learn programming, engineering and multi-media production.