The proposed project is a three-year, longitudinal, multiple-method study that addresses questions about high school students' course-taking in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) or information & communication technologies (ICT). In particular, it focuses on the effects of STEM
The Miami Science Museum (MSM) is collaborating with the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS) and Miami Dade College (MDC), to implement Digital WAVE, an ITEST Strategies project that will design, implement and investigate use of the emerging 3D Web to
Through residential research experiences for high school students, and comprehensive workshops for science teachers, approximately 2000 students generate and submit genetic data to the International Barcode of Life Initiative.
OUTBREAK: Opportunities to Use immersive Technologies to explore Biotechnology Resources, Career Education and Knowledge
The University of Florida proposes to provide 51 teachers and over 3600 students with an interesting experience and opportunities for biotechnology learning. This project will create a computer-based game and supporting curriculum for promoting workforce development in the area of biotechnology
Expanding Opportunities for Innovative and Technology Rich STEM Experiences through Florida's High School Career Academies
This research project would investigate the determinants and consequences of student enrollment in a new Florida program of high school "career academies" intended to integrate rigorous academic curriculum with industry-driven careers. The researchers have created some specific hypotheses about
In Miami, FL, Santa Barbara, CA, and other locations across the U.S., 90 middle and high school teachers and their students use geospatial technologies to study three coastal ecosystems in NSF's Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) network.
Twenty teachers and 60 incoming tenth grade students in the Greater Orlando area are involved in learning about and interacting with modules that explore the relationship between mathematics and pictorial computing.