Broadening Participation

Design and Pitch Challenges in STEM: Merging Entrepreneurship and Mathematics Learning

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Active
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Making the Transition to Remote Science Teaching and Learning

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Expired
Elementary, middle, and high school teachers in remote and hybrid instructional settings are engaged in professional learning to support students in three-dimensional learning through a modeling tool that scaffolds systems and computational thinking.
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Career Exploration Lab: 3D Printing and STEM Engagement for High School Students with Visual Impairments and their Educators

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Active
300 high school students with Visual Impairments and 270 sighted students located in 13 states, along with their STEM educators and teachers of the visually impaired, use astronomy and 3D printing to bolster interests in and knowledge of STEM.
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Empowering Informal Educators to Prepare Future Generations in Wireless Radio Communications with Mobile Resources

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Active
Making Waves will design and test kits, mobile apps, and educator materials to support public understanding of radio frequency communications reaching multiple museums, 190 informal educators, 290 youth, 420 public visitors, and 20,000 online visitors.
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Advancing Refugee Youth's STEM and Social Capital Through Family-Focused Learning

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Active
This project focuses on promoting STEM aspirations among youth and parents of refugee backgrounds through multiple strategies including participating in a college-knowledge program, field trips to campuses, and e-mentoring with STEM professionals.
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Engaging Women in Engineering: Training Mentors to Make a Difference

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Active
This project will develop the capabilities of working engineers and faculty to serve as mentors in a new initiative to develop interest, self-efficacy, and persistence in engineering careers among urban high school women.
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Project BUILD (Building Using an Interactive Learning Design)

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Expired
350 youth (grades 2-5), 100 caregivers, 16+ librarians, and 16+ engineers participate in a library education program centered on engaging youth with age-appropriate, technology-rich STEM learning experiences fundamental to the engineering process.
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STEM Learning and Research (STELAR) Center: A Resource Center to Support Research and Development on STEM Careers

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