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EcoScienceWorks: Exploring and Modeling Ecosystems Using Information Technology

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Expired
Twenty-five seventh and eighth grade teachers and 150 of their students in Maine engage in computer modeling, simple programming and analysis of GIS data coupled with hands-on field experiences in ecology.
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An Innovative Approach for Attracting Students to Computing

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Expired
Five higher education institutions and one school system will work collaboratively with 90 college and high-school faculty (working in teams) to learn Alice—a software program—to build understanding of object-based programming.
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Community for Rural Education, Stewardship, and Technology (CREST)

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Expired
Forty four teachers and 500 grade 6-12 students from the coastal region, including isolated islands, of Maine develop IT and GIS skills while working with partners in Maine’s fisheries.
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CyberBridge UCSD/SDSU

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Expired
Seventy five teachers from a variety of disciplines work in small interdisciplinary teams to engage hundreds of students in SanDiego County, CA. Teams use Project-Based Learning approaches to work with scientists in partnership to develop
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Medibotics: The Merging of Medicine, Robotics and IT

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Expired
Sixty teachers from high-minority urban schools in New Jersey integrate robotics programming, engineering design and information technology into existing curricula for grades 7-12; students engage in ten robotics activities involving computer
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Paleo Exploration Project: Spatial Analysis of Fossil Finds in the Northern Plains

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Expired
Fifty K-12 math, science, and technology teachers from tribal and frontier communities in eastern Montana, and over 80 area middle school students have gained hands-on experience using geospatial technologies while discovering dinosaur and other fossils
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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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Using Squeak to Infuse Information Technology into the STEM Curriculum in Grades 7-12

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Expired
Seventy five Southeastern North Carolina STEM teachers use the Squeak media authoring tool to work with rural, underserved youth in grades 7-12. Using Squeak will allow teachers to create 'virtual laboratories' in which to engage students in
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Using Underwater Robotic Vehicles to Build IT and Pre-Engineering Skills (BUILD IT)

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Expired
Seventy teachers, 35 guidance counselors and 140 students in an area around Hoboken NJ are collaborating with women and minority faculty to address a design challenge to program an underwater vehicle to perform tasks.
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