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  • Date: 02/15/2019
    Resource Category: Report
    This document provides an overview of the STEM Ambassador Program and accomplishments from the project's first three years. ... »
  • Date: 02/12/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    The project asks, “What are the real outcomes of the zoo or aquarium enterprise, both as a visitor destination and as a public voice in public media?” and has the following three aims: To understand how visitor goals and behavior impact learning. To understand how the conservation education agenda of most Z/As interlaces with those goals. To ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This is the STEM Ambassador Program poster presented at 2019 NSF AISL PI Meeting. The STEM Ambassador Program guides scientists to engage outside traditional informal STEM education (ISE) venues to connect to those who cannot or do not access science in traditional ways. ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    The goal of this three-year project is to leverage NSF’s investment in both SciGirls and computer science education by engaging 8-13 year-old girls in computational thinking and coding through innovative transmedia programming which inspires and prepares them for future computer science studies and careers. ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    How does focusing on “community science literacy” change the role of an informal science learning center? This poster was presented at the 2019 NSF AISL Principal Investigators meeting. ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    Many informal learning institutions are experimenting with STEAM approaches to engage diverse learners. However, what STEAM means, including how to design and enact STEAM experiences, is undertheorized. We are offering a PD series for informal educators that centers around a set of core STEAM practices that support identity work among learners. ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    The COMPASS conference will bring together 80 participants for two days in September 2018 at the Exploratorium in San Francisco, CA. The first dissemination will take place in a presentation at the ASTC conference the following month in October 2018. A webinar sharing insights from COMPASS and inviting others to engage will be held in March 2019 ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    By using widely-available technologies, this project brings fully online instructional coaching in STEM to out-of-school educators who live too remotely to attend ongoing in-person workshops. ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the 2019 AISL PI Meeting in Washington, DC. It provides an overview of a project designed to broaden participation of blind students in engineering fields through the development of spatial ability skills and the showcasing of nonvisually accessible teaching methods and techniques. ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    The is the poster presented at the 2019 AISL PI Meeting about a project that explored ways to create conversations between scientists and publics that both groups value and learn from. The content focus was the emerging field of synthetic biology and two methods were developed. Hands-on activities like those developed and distributed by the ... »

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