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Eyes in the Sky: Applied Information Technology Project

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Expired
In Phoenix, Arizona, 48 Science and Math teachers are learning to use geospatial IT, computer mapping programs, aerial and satellite images, and image analysis software with their students in community-based research projects.
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ITEST Strategies

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Expired
Sixty students in grades 5-8 students (with a focus on girls) who are enrolled out-of-school-time (OST) programs in Cambridge and Fall River, MA program and control robotic telescopes, image galactic and extra-galactic objects, and create animations and
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Barcoding Life's Matrix: Engaging Students as Citizen Scientists in the Barcode of Life Initiative

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Expired
Through residential research experiences for high school students, and comprehensive workshops for science teachers, approximately 2000 students will generate and submit genetic data to the International Barcode of Life Initiative.
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Bridging Math Literacy and Digital Media Creation: Students as Learners, Teachers, and Leaders of STEM Content

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Expired
Over 100 urban youth aged 13-18 are trained as coding literacy workers, who then facilitate workshops for younger students in informal educational settings, teaching them the basics of object orientated programming through a variety of toolsets.
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CAPSULE: CAPStone Unique Learning Experience

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Expired
CAPSULE, a capstone project-based learning model, brings the STEM/IT workforce experience to Massachusetts high school students and teachers through industry-driven projects and multimedia production.
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Probes and Models Across the Curriculum: Information Technology in Science Instruction (IT-SI)

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Expired
Ninety middle and high school teachers from Boston, MA; Olathe, KS; and Desert Sands, CA provide a diverse group of students with enhanced science, including electronics and computer programming; students use, create, and modify computational models.
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ITEST Convening: Advancing Research on Youth Motivation in STEM

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Expired
The ITEST Learning Resource Center at EDC hosted a convening designed to develop a theoretical framework to guide future research on youth motivation in STEM with a particular emphasis on populations most underrepresented in STEM.
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DataTools: Tools for Data Analysis in the Middle School Classroom

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Expired
Seventy five middle-school teachers access and analyze Earth Science data sets, use data analysis tools (IT) and adapt their curriculum to these resources engaging 150 middle-school students in summer workshops.
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Urban Ecology, Information Technology, and Inquiry Science for Students and Teachers

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Expired
In Boston, 100 middle and high school teachers and 100-400 of their students are developing, evaluating and disseminating IT materials for integration into field-based urban ecology modules.
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Technology at the Crossroads

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Expired
Two hundred and thirty five middle school students (with a focus on girls) in Boston, Massachusetts use Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Geographic Positioning Systems (GPS) and HTML programming to conduct environmental research.
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