Formal Education

IDEAS: Inventing, Designing, and Engineering on the Autism Spectrum

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Expired
We will collaboratively develop a Maker Engineering Design program with New York Hall of Science, NYU, ASD experts, 15 educators and 240 middle school students, 80 of whom will be on the autism spectrum, in a New York City public school inclusion program.
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Fly High Your Math and Science Skills

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Active
Fifteen middle school teachers and 150 rural students, grades 6-8 who are under-represented in STEM careers, will use flight simulation as an active learning tool to engage them in learning and to reinforce various mathematics and physics concepts.
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Building STEM Identity and Career Interests in Native American Students By Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) and Remote Sensing Technologies

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Expired
90 Native American students will work with remote sensing technology to explore local ecological issues through summer camp, school-based programs and internships to support the development of culturally connected STEM identities.
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iDigFossils: Engaging K-12 Students in Integrated STEM via 3D Digitization, Printing and Exploration of Fossils

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Expired
This project engages more than 45 teachers and 600 students in integrated STEM experiences using 3D scanning and printing, and computational modeling within a highly relevant but unexplored educational pathway to K-12 STEM – paleontology.
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Teachers and Researchers Advancing Integrated Lessons in STEM (TRAILS)

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Expired
Forty-five science and technology education Indiana (rural and suburban) teachers teaching over 2000 high school students to enhance learning STEM concepts in the context of entomology and bio-mimicry inspired engineering design and inquiry activities.
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Nanotechnology Experiences for Students and Teachers (NEST)

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Active
This project introduces high school teachers and students to the field of nanotechnology through a two-week summer program coupled with academic year mentoring support and research opportunities.
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An Integrated Approach to Creating STEM Career Pathways

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Expired
This project will develop and test a six-year sequence of courses and summer events designed to prepare low-income youth for STEM-related fields by instructing them in hydroponic systems and robotics.
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Curriculum and Community Enterprise for New York Harbor Restoration in New York City Public Schools

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Expired
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Engaging Secondary Students in Regionally Relevant Science Topics Through Videography

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Expired
The Lens on Climate Change project engages about 500 Colorado middle and high school students in film production documenting the effects of climatic and environmental changes on their lives and in their communities and provides them with mentorship.
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Expanding Geospatial Technology Career Development for High School Students Through Teacher Professional Development

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Expired
30 educators learn to facilitate teacher workshops which enable 900 teachers nationwide to implement geospatial technology-integrated lessons with 27,000 6-12 grade students to increase 21st century skills, GST career awareness and engagement
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