Formal Education

Building Enhanced Scientific Thinking through Modeling Ecosystems

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Expired
48 teachers and more than 1,400 students in grades 4 and 5 will link computer modeling experiences with local investigations of St. Louis-area ecosystems. Students will use, modify, and then create original models related to their field studies.
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An Impact Study to Examine the Efficacy of a Mathematics Professional Development Program for Elementary Teachers

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Expired
One hundred twenty first and second teachers in a mid-sized district engage in a technology-enabled professional development program to promote discourse-rich mathematics instruction with their students using strategies adapted from literacy instruction.
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The Youth Digital Storytelling STEM Academy

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Expired
Over 200 middle school students from the San Francisco Bay area will participate in a scientific storytelling intervention that is supported by a teacher and student mentors and produces student created films about climate solutions.
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Creating a Virtual Infrastructure for Engaging Rural Youth in STEM Disciplines through Computer Science

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Expired
72 STEM educators are trained to engage 1000 grade 5-8 students in structured computer science + mathematics education activites in 24 primarily rural Maine schools & community afterschool centers.
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Zipping Towards STEM: Integrating Engineering Design into the Middle School Physical Science Curriculum

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Expired
Approximately 1800 eighth-grade students in the Akron Public Schools system will participate in a unit on Force and Motion using engineering design/re-design principles associated with the testing, evaluation and manufacture of Soap Box Derby Mini-Cars.
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ET-ECS: Electronic Textiles for Exploring Computer Science with High School Students and Teachers to Promote Computational Thinking and Participation for All

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Expired
About 1,000 high school students from underserved schools will participate with their teachers in designing electronic textiles that engages them in crafting, circuitry and coding.
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Soft Robotics to Broaden the STEM Pipeline

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Expired
Eleven Maryland teachers in rural, urban and suburban high schools will engage approximately 660 freshman students in soft robotics education to study changes in student self-efficacy, motivation and career interest.
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Next Step Learning: Bridging Science Education and Cleantech Careers with Innovative Technologies

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Expired
More than two thousand students in Massachusetts use innovative technologies such as infrared camera and engineering software to learn and practice science and engineering through improving energy efficiency and design solar solutions of their homes.
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LinCT: Linking Educators, Youth, and Learners in Computational Thinking

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Expired
3,000 suburban learners ages 6-13 will engage in technology-based learning experiences across both informal & formal educational settings. Programs will be led by female pre/in-service teachers & youth from demographics that are underrepresented in STEM.
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Innovative Collaborative Research Experience and Technical Education (iCREATE)

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Expired
Approximately 150 rural high school students from Flagstaff, AZ and surrounding reservations are engaged in a problem-based learning experience in a CTE bioscience course designed to increase the local bioscience workforce through community involvement.
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