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Barcoding Life's Matrix: Engaging Students as Citizen Scientists in the Barcode of Life Initiative

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Expired
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.
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Conducting Authentic Molecular Biology and Genomics Research in High Schools

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Expired
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.
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Game Design with Mentoring for Computer Science and Math Achievement for Educationally Disadvantaged Students

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Expired
Two successive MESA cohorts totaling 80 local underrepresented high school students take a one-year introductory computer game programming course at the university and at their high school, along with mentoring and other activities.
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Probes and Models Across the Curriculum: Information Technology in Science Instruction (IT-SI)

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Expired
Ninety middle and high school teachers from Boston, MA; Olathe, KS; and Desert Sands, CA provide a diverse group of students with enhanced science, including electronics and computer programming; students use, create, and modify computational models.
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Build IT: Girls Building Information Technology Fluency Through Design

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Expired
In Alameda County, California, 150 middle school female students are learning about communications technology, engaging in software design and creating small mobile devices by working on projects as design partners with software engineers.
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Marine Biotechnology and Bioinformatics for Teachers and Students

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Expired
Sixty middle and high school teachers and 45 students in central California, using the vehicle of lesson study, conduct marine science research experiments using biotechnology and bioinformatics.
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SeaTech: Underserved Teens Hooked on Ocean Technology!

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Expired
One hundred and twenty middle and high school students in the Capistrano Valley area of California are learning to use technology to track and analyze the acoustic behaviors of whales and dolphins and conduct an acoustic population census in California,
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XTech: Exploratorium of the San Francisco Museum of Science, Art, and Human Perception

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Expired
In the San Francisco Bay area, 300 middle school students are using technology to build and experiment, according to design and engineering principles. This project also provides professional development for the afterschool leaders of the program.
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YouthLink: Comprehensive, Innovative and Advanced Digital Technology Experiences for Underserved Teens

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Expired
In San Francisco, 120 students – with support and involvement of 150 parents, and 60 educators - ages 14–18 are creating web, video, and audio digital media and participating in IT field internships in the media field.
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STEMware - Designing Immersive Biology Learning Simulations for Formal and Informal Settings

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Expired
The STEMware™ project brings together collaborators in science and education research, teaching, and industry and incorporates an innovative professional and youth development program to create, implement, and evaluate STEM-based “serious games”.
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