Sixty-six high school science teachers from the New York City Schools integrate photonics content into physical science lessons for 3,000 students during the school year and in summer sessions.
One hundred and fifty five high school teachers and 5,500 students in New Jersey extract DNA from worm specimens and access bioinformatics resources online to analyze the DNA sequences and submit their results to an international database.
Rutgers University will provide a comprehensive project in molecular biology and bioinformatics that engages high school teachers and students in DNA sequencing research. More than 75 teachers will participate in the project and approximately 30 students per year will attend the summer program and
The DAMSALS2 comprehensive project provides professional development for 72 science teachers who in turn will provide staff-supported IT instruction for 180 students. Participants include students in grades 7–12 from rural schools in the Mississippi Delta region of northeast Louisiana. The project
Eyes in the Sky is a comprehensive professional development program that prepares 48 STEM teachers to use geospatial IT, computer mapping programs, aerial and satellite images, and image analysis software with their students in community-based research projects. Teachers engage in a distance
Forty 7th–12th grade students and 86 teachers in Lexington, Kentucky worked on IMMEX problem solving teams construct interactive, problem-solving simulations.
This comprehensive project for 45 middle and high school teachers (who will pass along their learning to 4,500 students) uses inquiry-based education developed from research projects at Moss Landing Marine Labs to teach biotechnology and IT skills. Participants learn how biotechnology is used to
The collaborative MapTEACH team is developing a culturally responsive geoscience education program for middle- and high-school students in Alaska that emphasizes hands-on experience with spatial technology (GPS, GIS, and remote sensing imagery). The project draws upon the combined expertise of
New Mexico Adventures in Modeling: Integrating IT into the Curriculum Through Computer Modeling Approaches
Drawing on curriculum and software developed at MIT, this comprehensive project will develop key skills in an emerging area within IT with broad applications, while enhancing interest in IT and modeling the integration of IT into the curriculum. This three-year program trains 75 (25 per year) New
With primary project activities completed in August, 2006, Ocean Explorers was a three-year project funded by the Information Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers program at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and implemented by the Center for Image Processing in Education (CIPE). The