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Skills21STEMStarter: An Incubator and Launch Pad to STEM Entrepreneurship and Careers

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More than 1,100 predominantly underrepresented urban, rural and suburban students grades 9-12 engage in a high school Capstone course focussing on the development, iteration, and launching of challenge project work.
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iDigFossils: Engaging K-12 Students in Integrated STEM via 3D Digitization, Printing and Exploration of Fossils

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This project engages more than 45 teachers and 600 students in integrated STEM experiences using 3D scanning and printing, and computational modeling within a highly relevant but unexplored educational pathway to K-12 STEM – paleontology.
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Teachers and Researchers Advancing Integrated Lessons in STEM (TRAILS)

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Forty-five science and technology education Indiana (rural and suburban) teachers teaching over 2000 high school students to enhance learning STEM concepts in the context of entomology and bio-mimicry inspired engineering design and inquiry activities.
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Engaging Secondary Students in Regionally Relevant Science Topics Through Videography

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The Lens on Climate Change project engages about 500 Colorado middle and high school students in film production documenting the effects of climatic and environmental changes on their lives and in their communities and provides them with mentorship.
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Expanding Geospatial Technology Career Development for High School Students Through Teacher Professional Development

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30 educators learn to facilitate teacher workshops which enable 900 teachers nationwide to implement geospatial technology-integrated lessons with 27,000 6-12 grade students to increase 21st century skills, GST career awareness and engagement
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Broadening Interest in Geosciences, Habitat, and Technology among Girls

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One hundred and forty urban and suburban girls in grades 9-12 in Juneau and Fairbanks, Alaska, explore geoscience, technology, and biology careers through hands-on experiences and mentoring during summer academies and Saturday programming.
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Engineering Experiences: Research on Student Competency, Motivation and Persistence in STEM for Underserved Youth

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More than 100 suburban students in Boulder CO from low SES backgrounds in middle school are engaged in structured, project-based out of school time engineering experiences in conjunction with the I Have a Dream program.
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Building Enhanced Scientific Thinking through Modeling Ecosystems

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48 teachers and more than 1,400 students in grades 4 and 5 will link computer modeling experiences with local investigations of St. Louis-area ecosystems. Students will use, modify, and then create original models related to their field studies.
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An Impact Study to Examine the Efficacy of a Mathematics Professional Development Program for Elementary Teachers

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One hundred twenty first and second teachers in a mid-sized district engage in a technology-enabled professional development program to promote discourse-rich mathematics instruction with their students using strategies adapted from literacy instruction.
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The Youth Digital Storytelling STEM Academy

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Over 200 middle school students from the San Francisco Bay area will participate in a scientific storytelling intervention that is supported by a teacher and student mentors and produces student created films about climate solutions.
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