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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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Launch-IT

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Expired
The Launch-IT project launches at-risk middle and high school students in the Lehigh Valley (PA) towards college and careers in IT, by engaging them with experiential projects ranging from programming robots in a Martian landscape to creating a
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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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TechMath: Real World Math, Technology, and Business Connections

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Expired
Seventy math and science teachers and 70 students in northeast NC will work on teams with business partners to apply critical and analytical thinking, information technology skills, and mathematical principals to solve real-world business problems.
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ITEST Convening: Advancing Research on Youth Motivation in STEM

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Expired
The ITEST Learning Resource Center at EDC hosted a convening designed to develop a theoretical framework to guide future research on youth motivation in STEM with a particular emphasis on populations most underrepresented in STEM.
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DataTools: Tools for Data Analysis in the Middle School Classroom

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Expired
Seventy five middle-school teachers access and analyze Earth Science data sets, use data analysis tools (IT) and adapt their curriculum to these resources engaging 150 middle-school students in summer workshops.
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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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The SUCCEED Apprenticeship Program

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Expired
One hundred 9th grade students in the communities of Durham and Orange Counties in North Carolina learn computer modeling and simulation, and participate in Apprenticeships on four projects.
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CyberTech Computer Science Program to Prepare Underrepresented Students for Careers in the Sciences

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Expired
In Georgia, 600 high school students (with a focus on African Americans, Hispanics, women, and first-generation college-bound youth) in grades 10–12, and 60 teachers from 10 high schools are participating in intensive computer science/programming
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