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Going Green! Middle Schoolers Out to Save the World (MSOSW)

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Active
With 21 teachers and over 400 student participants, Going Green! MSOSW seeks to increase knowledge of standby power/Vampire Energy’s environmental toll by training teachers and students to measure the power consumption of appliances using meters.
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Teaching Engineering Concepts to Harness Future Innovators (TECHFIT)

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Expired
Up to 30 teachers from 9 middle schools in IN and SC will be trained on hardware and software technologies that they will use to conduct a 10-week after school program for over 180 students to design, build, and implement technology-based exergames.
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iDesign: Developing Technological Fluency Through Culturally-Relevant Game Design

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Active
In 9 urban and suburban school districts in metropolitan NYC, 10 teachers and approximately 125 youth (primarily African-American and Latino) in grades 6–9 are engaged in a yearlong serious game research and design program in after-school clubs.
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Scaling Up Success: Using MATE's ROV Competitions to Build a Collaborative Learning Community that Fuels the Ocean STEM Workforce Pipeline

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Active
Uses MATE's underwater robotics competition to engage and support the participation of middle and high school students in STEM. Provides professional development, curriculum, and other resources to teachers. Involves industry professionals and parents.
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SISTERS: Sustaining Interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Research in Society

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Expired
More than 100 5th and 6th grade girls from underserved communities will participate in a theory-driven, technology-rich "hands on" after-school science education program facilitated by female undergraduates and informal science teachers.
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SportsLab - Bringing Sport Research and Design Challenges into the 21st Century

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Active
Over 200 students (grades 6-9), drawn from diverse formal and informal educational settings will take part in an online collaborative game-based interactive environment to create a concept model and pitch for a sport product design.
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Marine Technology for Teachers and Students (MaTTS)

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Active
Over 70 teachers, 1800 high school students and 900 middle school students in urban and suburban RI and CT districts during the course of the program will interact with cutting edge research technologies related to exploring the global ocean.
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Action at a Distance

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Expired
The Action at a Distance project aims to serve the needs of students and teachers in the most remote rural areas of the state of Nebraska through fostered participation in a cosmic ray observatory experiment.
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Exploring STEM Careers Initiative

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Expired
This project is creating a replicable, prototype community-based model for engaging middle and high school students in challenge-based programs such as robotics competitions, engineering challenges, and research events.
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Smart Clothing, Smart Girls: Engineering via Apparel Design

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Expired
A total of 56 urban and rural middle school girls and 21 informal educators and volunteers participate in summer camps engaging them in problem-based exploration of STEM components of apparel design while using the Engineering Design Process.
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