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.
Seventy science, technology, and math teachers in grades 7–12 work with 180 students in the Mississippi Delta region of northeast Louisiana, using GPS devices and graphing calculators with CBLs to collect data for agricultural science.
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.
Six hundred middle school students and 60 teachers in Madison Parish and Baton Rouge, Louisiana gather and transmit data images via GIS Remote Sensing and set up situations or displays via visualization simulations to study earth science concepts
Four hundred fifty middle school students from six schools in Louisiana, Maine, Texas, and Vermont will monitor home energy consumption and use data gathered to develop optimal scenarios for conserving energy and reducing greenhouse gas production.