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Earth Partnership: Indigenous Arts and Sciences - Connecting STEM to Native Science

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Partnership to Provide Technology Experiences through Aerial Drones in High Schools of the Alabama Black Belt

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Fly High Your Math and Science Skills

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Fifteen middle school teachers and 150 rural students, grades 6-8 who are under-represented in STEM careers, will use flight simulation as an active learning tool to engage them in learning and to reinforce various mathematics and physics concepts.
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Building STEM Identity and Career Interests in Native American Students By Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) and Remote Sensing Technologies

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90 Native American students will work with remote sensing technology to explore local ecological issues through summer camp, school-based programs and internships to support the development of culturally connected STEM identities.
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iDigFossils: Engaging K-12 Students in Integrated STEM via 3D Digitization, Printing and Exploration of Fossils

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This project engages more than 45 teachers and 600 students in integrated STEM experiences using 3D scanning and printing, and computational modeling within a highly relevant but unexplored educational pathway to K-12 STEM – paleontology.
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Engaging Secondary Students in Regionally Relevant Science Topics Through Videography

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The Lens on Climate Change project engages about 500 Colorado middle and high school students in film production documenting the effects of climatic and environmental changes on their lives and in their communities and provides them with mentorship.
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Expanding Geospatial Technology Career Development for High School Students Through Teacher Professional Development

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30 educators learn to facilitate teacher workshops which enable 900 teachers nationwide to implement geospatial technology-integrated lessons with 27,000 6-12 grade students to increase 21st century skills, GST career awareness and engagement
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An Impact Study to Examine the Efficacy of a Mathematics Professional Development Program for Elementary Teachers

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One hundred twenty first and second teachers in a mid-sized district engage in a technology-enabled professional development program to promote discourse-rich mathematics instruction with their students using strategies adapted from literacy instruction.
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Creating a Virtual Infrastructure for Engaging Rural Youth in STEM Disciplines through Computer Science

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72 STEM educators are trained to engage 1000 grade 5-8 students in structured computer science + mathematics education activites in 24 primarily rural Maine schools & community afterschool centers.
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Soft Robotics to Broaden the STEM Pipeline

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Eleven Maryland teachers in rural, urban and suburban high schools will engage approximately 660 freshman students in soft robotics education to study changes in student self-efficacy, motivation and career interest.
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