Strategies

Teachers and Researchers Advancing Integrated Lessons in STEM (TRAILS)

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Expired
Forty-five science and technology education Indiana (rural and suburban) teachers teaching over 2000 high school students to enhance learning STEM concepts in the context of entomology and bio-mimicry inspired engineering design and inquiry activities.
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Nanotechnology Experiences for Students and Teachers (NEST)

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Active
This project introduces high school teachers and students to the field of nanotechnology through a two-week summer program coupled with academic year mentoring support and research opportunities.
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An Integrated Approach to Creating STEM Career Pathways

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Expired
This project will develop and test a six-year sequence of courses and summer events designed to prepare low-income youth for STEM-related fields by instructing them in hydroponic systems and robotics.
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Curriculum and Community Enterprise for New York Harbor Restoration in New York City Public Schools

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Expired
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Engaging Secondary Students in Regionally Relevant Science Topics Through Videography

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Expired
The Lens on Climate Change project engages about 500 Colorado middle and high school students in film production documenting the effects of climatic and environmental changes on their lives and in their communities and provides them with mentorship.
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Broadening Interest in Geosciences, Habitat, and Technology among Girls

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Expired
One hundred and forty urban and suburban girls in grades 9-12 in Juneau and Fairbanks, Alaska, explore geoscience, technology, and biology careers through hands-on experiences and mentoring during summer academies and Saturday programming.
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E-Communities: Investigating How a Collaboration Between STEM Educators and Engineers Impact Underserved Youth's Participation in Engineering Design

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Expired
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Engineering Experiences: Research on Student Competency, Motivation and Persistence in STEM for Underserved Youth

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Expired
More than 100 suburban students in Boulder CO from low SES backgrounds in middle school are engaged in structured, project-based out of school time engineering experiences in conjunction with the I Have a Dream program.
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Building Enhanced Scientific Thinking through Modeling Ecosystems

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Expired
48 teachers and more than 1,400 students in grades 4 and 5 will link computer modeling experiences with local investigations of St. Louis-area ecosystems. Students will use, modify, and then create original models related to their field studies.
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GeniConnect: Game-based Learning, Mentoring, and Laboratory Experiences - A Model for Industry-Afterschool Partnerships

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Expired
One hundred fifty middle school youth engage in genetics via digital gaming, hands-on biotechnology activities, and mentoring by industry professionals in out-of-school time program in a Boston-area community center serving underrepresented populations.
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