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SISTERS: Sustaining Interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Research in Society

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Expired
More than 100 5th and 6th grade girls from underserved communities will participate in a theory-driven, technology-rich "hands on" after-school science education program facilitated by female undergraduates and informal science teachers.
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Exploring STEM Careers Initiative

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Expired
This project is creating a replicable, prototype community-based model for engaging middle and high school students in challenge-based programs such as robotics competitions, engineering challenges, and research events.
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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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Active
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Building IT and Career Self-Efficacy in Young Women by Entering and Measuring the Universe: The Universe Quest

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Expired
In West Oakland, CA, 180 girls ages 13-16 develop IT and science knowledge and skills by creating computer games based on modern astrophysical exploration and collaboration.
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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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Maximizing Mentor Effectiveness in Increasing Student Interest and Success in STEM: An Empirical Approach Employing Robotics Education - Collaborative Research

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Expired
Forty-five teacher-mentors and 435 African-American, Latino/Latina, and Caucasion students in grade 7 - 8 were engaged in the Botball Educational Robotics Program in order to study the effect of mentorship on student STEM self-efficacy.
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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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STEM Digital Images in Geoscience Investigations: Teaching Analysis with Light (STEM DIGITAL)

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Expired
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.
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GLOBE California Academy Program (CAP) - Collaborative Research

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Expired
The GLOBE California Academy Program aims to strengthen student preparation for STEM-related careers by engaging students in scientific inquiry through the GLOBE program and career exploration/preparation through direct connection with scientists.
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Animando a Estudiantes con Technologia (AET) - Encouraging students in the field of information technology

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Expired
More than 175 rural and suburban Latino youth, grades 5-12, are engaged in structured, hands-on, out-of-school information technology (IT) education programs in conjunction with out-of-session “bridging activities.”
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