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Preparing Responsive Educators using Place-Based Authentic Research in Earth Systems (PREPARES)

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Active
More than 750 indigenous middle school students from Alaska and Hawaii are engaged in learning about place-based, culturally responsive climate changes of critical interest to their Elders, and about the STEM careers that give back to their communities.
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MATE ROV Competitions: Providing Pathways to the Ocean STEM Workforce

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Expired
This project will use the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Center's highly successful remotely operated vehicle (ROV) competition network to reach, engage, and support the participation of middle schools.
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Co-Robots for STEM Education in the 21st Century

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Expired
The project uses Mobot (an intelligent modular robotics platform designed for K-12 education) to prepare teachers to engage students with relevant pedagogy that illustrates abstract math concepts with concrete applications using computing and robotics.
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Games Requiring Advanced Developmental Understanding and Achievement in Technological Endeavors (GRADUATE)

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Expired
Forty teachers and 100 students from "New Tech" high schools in the Research Triangle of North Carolina create STEM-related games and learn STEM skills.
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Girls Creating Games: Cafe Universo

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Expired
Eighty Latina middle school girls from the Central Coast of California build and publish web-based digital games that imagine life in outer space based in astrobiology content.
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Photonics Leaders II

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Expired
Using hybrid-learning environments at North Carolina State University, 120 high school students and teachers discover the wonder of Photonics through investigations and internships on electronics, optics and laser technology.
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Paleo Exploration Project: Spatial Analysis of Fossil Finds in the Northern Plains

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Expired
Fifty K-12 math, science, and technology teachers from tribal and frontier communities in eastern Montana, and over 80 area middle school students have gained hands-on experience using geospatial technologies while discovering dinosaur and other fossils
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EcoScienceWorks: Exploring and Modeling Ecosystems Using Information Technology

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Expired
Twenty-five seventh and eighth grade teachers and 150 of their students in Maine engage in computer modeling, simple programming and analysis of GIS data coupled with hands-on field experiences in ecology.
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Highly Interactive, Fun Internet Virtual Environments in Science (HI-FIVES)

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Expired
Seventy five teachers and guidance counselors in the Research Triangle, Piedmont, and Eastern areas of North Carolina are developing Web-based games that will bring biotechnology, genomics, GIS, nanotechnology, and robotics concepts into their
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Translating Information Technology Into Classrooms: Teacher-Student's Research on Lake Erie Ecosystem

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Expired
Forty five science, mathematics, and technology teachers and 225 of their students in Michigan conduct research projects that use IT to study the Lake Erie ecosystem.
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