Arizona high school students solve problems through data collection and analysis utilizing geospatial technologies. Professional development is provided for 40 secondary teachers in Career and Technical Education (CTE), mathematics, and science.
Approximately 1,000 students who previously used ASSISTments software for middle school mathematics in urban and suburban schools are tracked post high-school, to study how disengagement in middle school influences eventual choice of STEM careers.
Three hundred students in grades 3 to 5 and 80 preservice educators will engage in an energy and environment after-school program utilizing hand-held probeware led by the preservice teachers in a non-traditional science methods course.
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.
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.