Formal Education

Actualizing STEM Potential in the Mississippi Delta

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Active
More than 51 rural African American youth, grades 9-12, are engaged in pre-engineering activities in an after school program designed to prepare them for STEM majors, to include summer activities that create a STEM pipeline for students in lower grades.
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Collaborative Research: American Innovations in an Age of Discovery: Teaching Science and Engineering through 3D-printed Historical Reconstructions

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Expired
The American Innovations in an Age of Discovery initiative tells the story of the nation through the lens of invention by allowing students to reconstruct key inventions in American history using advanced manufacturing technologies.
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Motivating Bilingual Hispanic Youth Towards STEM & STEM Cognate Study and Careers (MIO STEM)

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Expired
More than 200 students each year will complete a game-infused journey designed to help middle-school Latino students identify STEM passions, explore possible professions, pursue career pathways, and closing with planning futures.
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SciGirls Strategies: Gender Equitable Teaching Practices in Career and Technical Education Pathways for High School Girls

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Expired
48 Twin Cities' Career and Technical Education high school educators from diverse schools trained in gender equitable teaching strategies; 400 girls in non-traditionally females STEM career paths participate in an aligned identity-based research study.
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A Sleep Education Program to Improve STEM education in Elementary School

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Expired
Over five hundred urban 4th-5th grade students are engaged through the use of technology in an innovative STEM curriculum with sleep as the lesson conduit to increase skills and interest in STEM and foster critical thinking and communication skills.
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Water SCIENCE: Supporting Collaborative Inquiry, Engineering, and Career Exploration with Water

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Expired
AZ, MA, and PA Water SCIENCE middle school students will complete hands-on science and engineering activities, receive guidance from mentors and STEM professionals, and learn about careers in environmental conservation of their local water resources.
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Strategic Problem-based Approach to Rouse Computer Science (SPARCS)

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Expired
72 teachers of grades 7-9 in Omaha, Nebraska will be trained to integrate computer science into their science and math instruction.
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Project ReCharge

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Expired
Twenty-five teachers and over 2000 middle level and high school students will be trained and engaged in an interface of real-time data through innovative energy efficiency technologies for monitoring and improving school energy consumption in Reno, NV.
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Nebraska Wearable Technologies (WearTec)

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Expired
More than 900 youth and 90 teachers across Nebraska in grades 4-6 are engaged in a hands-on program centered on wearable technologies in formal and informal learning environments.
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Middle School Pathways in Computer Science

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Expired
More than 1,100 middle school students will participate in a new 15- to 20-hour school-day computing curriculum based on creating socially-relevant mobile apps, taught by existing public school teachers, and 360 will participate in week-long summer camps.
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