Three middle/high after-school programs in Maryland will be trained to bring Makerspace thinking to their informal education programs to introduce a tech component and supported with a discovery-based maker course for their youth.
We will lead middle school students through the process of learning to use Alice to tell their story, through a guided program, and then to let them learn and explore how to create their own story using Alice in primarily Native American communities.
350 youth (grades 2-5), 100 caregivers, 16+ librarians, and 16+ engineers participate in a library education program centered on engaging youth with age-appropriate, technology-rich STEM learning experiences fundamental to the engineering process.
This project will seek to better understand and advance the awareness and persistence toward STEM-related careers by students with visual impairments (VI) through accessible project-based learning and mentorship from a VI professional.
120 students with disabilities grades 9 - 12 in rural and suburban communities engage in hands-on learning experiences and opportunities for STEM career exploration using on line tools, school sponsored activities and community based learning experiences
Fourteen teachers and 1400 immigrant and minority middle school students and parents from urban schools in Minnesota will participate social learning environment activities to increase parental and/or familial involvement in science education.
Over 700 rising 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students in Baltimore City Schools will participate in a 6-week summer learning program that informs students about STEM careers while preparing them to take a virtual Algebra I course during the school year.
One hundred twenty junior and senior high school girls from three Mississippi rural counties will participate in a summer apprenticeship program and other activities to increase their awareness about STEM and computer science educational/career pathways.