Computer Science - gaming and simulations

Discipline Group: 

Computer Science

Community Science Investigators (CSI)

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Expired
Community Science Investigators engages 36 teachers and 360 middle school students from the St. Louis and Boston regions in investigations of authentic community issues through gaming simulations, applications of geospatial technologies, and service.
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Science Journalism Pathways to STEM Careers

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Expired
Approximately 100 6th and 7th grade middle girls from 10 middle schools in the Seattle area are engaged in science journalism through information and communication technologies (ICT) to investigate and publish information about local science issues.
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Harlem Children Society (HCS) Science and Engineering

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Expired
One hundred and fifty grade 9-12 students work with mentors to develop critical IT skills involved in bioinformatics, molecular biology, and protein chemistry, and on the innovative uses of technology for collaboration, communication, and community
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STEMware - Designing Immersive Biology Learning Simulations for Formal and Informal Settings

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Expired
The STEMware™ project brings together collaborators in science and education research, teaching, and industry and incorporates an innovative professional and youth development program to create, implement, and evaluate STEM-based “serious games”.
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Prime the Pipeline Project (P3): Putting Knowledge to Work

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Expired
A group of 60 10th grade students and 40 high school math and science teachers in Arizona, as members of scientific villages, explore integrated STEM and business-type problems with mentorship by college students, faculty, scientists, and professionals.
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Surprising Possibilities Imagined and Realized through Information Technology (SPIRIT2)

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Expired
Seventy five high school teachers learn to use the Alice programming tool to enhance STEM, English, Spanish, etc. instruction, and, along with 45 guidance counselors and 225 high school students, learn about appealing aspects of IT.
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Fostering Interest in Information Technology

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Expired
Eighty high school students, 8 K-12 STEM teachers, and university students in Southeastern Michigan engage in design teams focused on IT-intensive STEM areas including environmental science, robotics, and bioinformatics, using diverse software systems.
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Media-Based Resources to Support the ITEST Program

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Expired
WGBH Educational Foundation produced and disseminated an integrated set of media-based resources to support the national ITEST program, its Learning Resource Center, and local ITEST project participants across the country.
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Rhode Island Information Technology Experiences for Student and Teachers (RI-ITEST)

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Expired
One hundred teachers, through materials used in their classes, will work with 10,000 students in the use of computer modeling to enhance science education and provide choices for additional career paths.
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Dan River Information Technology Academy (DRITA)

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Expired
Ninety six students – with a focus on African-American and Hispanic youth - from the Danville, VA area will develop solid Information technology skills, and will acquire the background and encouragement needed to pursue higher education in STEM fields.
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