Sixty high school teachers, 50 guidance counselors and 3,000 of their students in New York’s Hudson and St. Lawrence river valleys are challenged to design, build, test, deploy and interpret their own water quality sensors.
One hundred twenty grade 10-12 students and their high school teachers in the metropolitan Boston and New York areas are immersed in the burgeoning field of network science through a yearlong research experience coupled with mentoring research labs.
This project will support nearly 700 students and teachers. It is anticipated that the research studies will help increase understanding of the effect of the COMPUGIRLS program on self concept in technology, academic possible selves, and self regulation.
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.”
A three-year, longitudinal, multi-method research study investigating high school STEM and ICT course-taking for students who identified an interest in STEM or ICT careers as part of their eighth-grade career planning activities.
A coalition of Carolina universities, school districts, state agencies, and businesses called the "Virtual World Consortium" are promoting the use of 3 dimensional immersive virtual technologies to teach STEM in middle schools.
The project uses Mobot (an intelligent modular robotics platform designed for K-12 education) to prepare teachers to engage students with relevant pedagogy that illustrates abstract math concepts with concrete applications using computing and robotics.
In central California, 45 middle and high school teachers - who will provide instruction to 4,500 students – and 45 students are analyzing DNA from samples they’ve collected, learning how biotechnology is used to address scientific questions, and
In California and Arizona, 60 middle and high school teachers and 1,000 of their students created IT-based learning experiences for their students using GIS (geographic information systems) and image processing and analysis for marine research.