Black/African American participants

Computer Forensics Summer Academy & STEM CareerBuilder

The STEM CareerBuilder research and development (R&D) project aims to (1) explore what strategic government-university-industry partnerships and (2) study how technology-enriched interventions can encourage and support high school students with their pursuit of STEM education and careers. Multi-tier interventions with age-appropriate, interdisciplinary content, real-word context, and co-educational curricula include: Computer Forensics Summer Academy, mentoring, job shadowing, internships, research fellowships, and professional development.

Activities

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GIS-Infused CTE Business Course: Mapping My Community

Your mental map is a representation of your own personal geography that you carry around with you and draw on as you make everyday decisions about where to go and how to get there. Everyone’s mental map is different. Mental maps reflect the spatial information we use in our daily lives, like where we know and where we don’t know, and they are influenced by things like personal experiences, transportation, safety, and accessibility.

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Make Way for Trains! Holding Back Earth Materials

A Community-Connected Elementary Geotechnical Engineering Unit

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Artifacts in Space (Grades 3-5)

 

Artifacts in space

Essential Question: How can I increase students’ knowledge about astronauts of color and expose them to careers in aerospace and engineering?​

  • Learning Objective: Students will be able to develop listening, reading, and comprehension skills by hearing and reading stories about contemporary astronauts and make a model of a space shuttle.

 

Lesson 1: Astronauts of Color and the Space Shuttle

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SEBA Curriculum-5E lessons

Airplane Engineering

What A Drag!: Presentation, Lesson

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GIS-Infused CTE IT Course: Mapping My Community

Motion & Design of Accessible Playgrounds A Community-Connected Elementary Science & Engineering Unit

In the “Motion and Design of Accessible Playgrounds” unit, 3rd grade students will explore core ideas of balanced and unbalanced forces, changes in motion, and interactions between magnets. They will have an opportunity to extend and refine these ideas as they address engineering and technology standards during an accessible playground design challenge.

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A Project-Based Exploration of Electrical and Computer Engineering

This textbook is used as part of the CISTEME365 educational initiative (Overview videos).

Supplemental learning materials for the textbook.

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Developing AI Literacy (DAILy)

Everyone will be impacted by AI in daily life and in the workplaces of the future. It is critical for all students to have fundamental knowledge of AI and to understand AI's potential for good and harm. The Daily-AI program will jumpstart your readiness for AI and give you the tools you need to prepare for the AI-enabled world. The Daily-AI workshop, designed by MIT educators and experienced facilitators, features hands-on and computer-based activities on AI concepts, ethical issues in AI, creative expression using AI, and how AI relates to your future.

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Design & Pitch Challenges in STEM (Middle School)

In these Challenges, you will need to think like an entrepreneur as you create real solutions to messy STEM problems. You will need to use your knowledge and expertise in creative ways to invent new products that meet customers’ needs. You will need to be able to recognize when you need to learn something new about STEM, your customers, or the situation, and be willing to work to learn it. But entrepreneurship is not just about building great solutions.

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