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Collaborative Research: American Innovations in an Age of Discovery: Teaching Science and Engineering through 3D-printed Historical Reconstructions

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Active
The American Innovations in an Age of Discovery initiative tells the story of the nation through the lens of invention by allowing students to reconstruct key inventions in American history using advanced manufacturing technologies.
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Innovative Technology-Enabled Astronomy for Middle Schools II (ITEAMS II)

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Active
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.
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GIS/T Resources and Applications for Career Education (GRACE)

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Expired
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.
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The CryptoClub: Extending Learning with Student-Generated Tutorials

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Active
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.
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Going Green! Middle Schoolers Out to Save the World (MSOSW)

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Active
With 21 teachers and over 400 student participants, Going Green! MSOSW seeks to increase knowledge of standby power/Vampire Energy’s environmental toll by training teachers and students to measure the power consumption of appliances using meters.
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Scaling Up Success: Using MATE's ROV Competitions to Build a Collaborative Learning Community that Fuels the Ocean STEM Workforce Pipeline

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Active
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.
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STEM Learning and Research (STELAR) Center: A Resource Center to Support Research and Development on STEM Careers

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Innovative Technology in Science Inquiry Scale-Up Project (ITSI-SU)

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Expired
More than 235 teachers in 4 research states (AK, IA, KS, & VA), 39 non-research states and 21 international sites have around 7500 students engaged in STEM activities with integrated use of technologies that include modeling and data acquisition/analysis.
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National Robotics in 4-H: Workforce Skills for the 21st Century

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Expired
Overall the project served more than 9,000 youth and 300 eductions in 23 states.
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