Youth-Based

Preparing African American Males for Energy & Education (PAAMEE)

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Active
Two hundred forty African American males, grades 10-11, are engaged in structured, hands-on, out-of school time activities to enhance their knowledge in engineering and the energy sector in the Southeastern Michigan area.
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Digispired: Digital Inspiration for Interactive Game Design and Programming Skills

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Expired
The Digispired (Digitally Inspired) project provides 90 urban and rural low-income middle school students opportunities to learn computer programming, computer animation, and digital imaging; students can put into practice what they’re learning by
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Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP) Engineering Project-C1

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Expired
One hundred and twenty African American and Latino 7th and 9th grade students and 180 parents and caregivers in the Detroit area use information technology to solve engineering problems. Students acquire experience with scientific and engineering
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DesignIT Studio

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Expired
160 minority middle school students in Fort Worth, Texas are building fluency with IT by designing electronic gadgets and creating interactive programs.
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Environmental Science Information Technology Activities (ESITA)

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Expired
One hundred and forty four 8th–12th grade students in Oakland, Richmond, and Sacramento, California are researching air and water quality in their local communities and studying attitudes toward and use of IT among their peers.
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MyBEST: Mentored Youth Building Employable Skills in Technology

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Expired
200 students in grades 7–12, with special emphasis on girls and youth of color, from the Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota area work with museum staff and community and industry mentors to learn programming, engineering and multi-media production.
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Salmon Camp Research Team I

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Expired
One hundred and eighty first-generation college-bound middle and high school Native American students in Oregon, Washington, and California perform archaeological surveys and utilize computer modeling to map the hunting paths of their ancestors.
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Learning through Engineering Design and Practice: Using our Human Capital for an Equitable Future

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Expired
Ninety six middle school students in Mesa, Arizona, simulate desert tortoise behaviors, design solutions to mitigate the urban heat island of Phoenix, and design a habitat for humans on Mars.
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Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP) Engineering and IT Project-C5

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Expired
One hundred and twenty African American and Latino 7th and 9th grade students and 180 parents and caregivers in the Detroit area use information technology to solve engineering problems.
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Invention, Design, Engineering and Art Cooperative (IDEA)

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Expired
One hundred grade 8-12 students in St. Paul, MN engage in engineering and design experiences through creative, open-ended projects that are connected to the interests of youth and needs in their communities.
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