Project Profile

Learning through Engineering Design and Practice: Using our Human Capital for an Equitable Future

Description

Arizona State University (ASU) in collaboration with Arizona Science Center, Boeing, Intel, Microchip, Motorola, Salt River Project, AZ Foundation for Resource Education, AZ Game & Fish Department, US Partnership for the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development, Mesa Public Schools, and Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley, offer a three-year extracurricular project resulting in IT/STEM-related learning outcomes for 96 participants in grades 7, 8, and 9. The project targets and engages female and minority youth traditionally under-represented in IT/STEM fields in multi-year out-of-school technological design and problem solving experiences.

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PROJECT DETAILS

Award Number
0737616
Project Duration
2007 - 2012
Category
Youth-Based
Organization(s)
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Project Work State
AZ
Target Gradespan(s)
Middle school (6-8)
Project Setting(s)
Informal Education
Geographic Location(s)
Urban
Project Status
Expired
Additional Disciplines
Engineering - design
Additional Target Participants
Parents/Families
Students