STEM for All Multiplex - Indigenous Ways of Learning


This Theme of the Month and expert panel webinar will highlight processes involved in Indigenous ways of learning — learning by collaboration, making a difference/giving back, intergenerational connection, responsibility, and respect. Three teams that study learning and how to foster it in Indigenous communities discuss what can be learned from Indigenous ways of learning, for Indigenous peoples and the world at large.

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NSF Arecibo Center for STEM Education and Research (ACSER)


The National Science Foundation (NSF) hereby solicits proposals for the establishment of the Arecibo Center for STEM Education and Research (ACSER) at the original site of the Arecibo Observatory (AO). NSF seeks to evaluate proposals that would transition the existing AO site to the new ACSER, shifting the disciplinary focus from primarily on the astronomical sciences to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and research more broadly [1].

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Creating STEM Pathways at Detroit's Aquarium


Welcome to Detroit and the Belle Isle Aquarium, where students come to see fish, turtles, and frogs and leave with learning and excitement about what they, too, could be doing in the world of science. This project starts with teacher professional development to enhance their knowledge of biology and

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Virtual Field Trip and Ecology Lesson at the Belle Isle Aquarium

Curricular Materials

“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.The COVID-19 epidemic has caused the Aquarium to be closed temporarily and our program of fifth grade field

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