Middle school (6-8)

Engaging Rural Students in Artificial Intelligence to Develop Pathways for Innovative Computing Careers

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Co-Robots to Enhance Motivation and Self-efficacy in Formal STEM Education

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Active
This project will directly engage at least 20 unique teachers and over 1500 public-school students (eighth and ninth grade) in Indiana and Georgia fromthe diverse background during the three-year project lifespan.
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A Workshop to Synthesize Findings from Education Research Conducted During the Pandemic: Emerging Lessons From COVID-19

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Virtual Field Trip and Ecology Lesson at the Belle Isle Aquarium

Promoting Student Interest in Science and Science Careers through a Scalable Place-based Environmental Educational Program at a Public Aquarium,” is an NSF project that will work with 90 Detroit Public School Community District (DPSCD) fifth grade teachers in biological STEM areas related to fisheries, wildlife, conservation and aquatic sciences. More than 2,300 fifth grade students from DPSCD are expected to participate in field trips to the Belle Isle Aquarium and follow-up activities.

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Innovative Science, Technology Engineering, and Mathematics Work Force Development Project

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Active
The iSTEM-WORK is designed to provide Black male students with STEM learning experiences that will increase the students’ exposure to innovation and creativity in the students’ exposure to innovation and creativity in the STEM disciplines.
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Making the Transition to Remote Science Teaching and Learning

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Expired
Elementary, middle, and high school teachers in remote and hybrid instructional settings are engaged in professional learning to support students in three-dimensional learning through a modeling tool that scaffolds systems and computational thinking.
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Empowering Informal Educators to Prepare Future Generations in Wireless Radio Communications with Mobile Resources

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Active
Making Waves will design and test kits, mobile apps, and educator materials to support public understanding of radio frequency communications reaching multiple museums, 190 informal educators, 290 youth, 420 public visitors, and 20,000 online visitors.
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Advancing Refugee Youth's STEM and Social Capital Through Family-Focused Learning

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Active
This project focuses on promoting STEM aspirations among youth and parents of refugee backgrounds through multiple strategies including participating in a college-knowledge program, field trips to campuses, and e-mentoring with STEM professionals.
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Middle School Teacher and Student's Experiences with Artificial Intelligence via Computational Cameras

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Active
36 middle school teachers along with 120 students in Phoenix, Arizona and Athens, Georgia will participate in summer workshops with technology modules featuring computational cameras to learn topics in artificial intelligence and computer vision.
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STEM Career Connections: A Model for Preparing Economically-Disadvantaged Rural Youth for the Future Workforce

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