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.
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.
A diverse population of more than 40,000 middle school students, together with teachers, counselors, administrators, parents, and caregivers, engage in design activities that improve awareness and understanding of STEM and STEM career pathways.
Thousands of middle and high school youth in five U.S. geographic regions implemented the underwater robotics curriculum, WaterBotics, in both classroom and out-of-school time settings led by hundreds of trained STEM teachers and informal educators.
In Conducting Authentic Molecular Biology and Genomics Research in High Schools (MBGR), 100 science teachers and their students contribute to authentic research in biotechnology, molecular biology, and bioinformatics.
One hundred and sixty students in grades 4 and 5 and 8 elementary teachers will employ manufacturing design processes and digital fabrication to create physical models, learning underlying mathematical concepts in meaningful contexts.
One hundred and fifty middle-grades science, mathematics, and technology teachers and 600 students in an eight-state region (CO, KS, ND, NE, NM, OK, SD, TX) learn about and experience Information Technology as utilized in the aerospace industry.