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  • Date: 04/04/2019
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    While there is extensive evidence that STEM careers can be important pathways for augmenting social mobility and for increasing individual prestige, many youth perceive a STEM trajectory as an unattractive option. In the US, women and members of historically marginalized racial and ethnic groups, continue to be underrepresented across STEM ... »
  • Date: 03/12/2019
    Resource Category: Formative
    AHA! Island is a new project that uses animation, live-action videos, and hands-on activities to support joint engagement of children and caregivers around computational thinking concepts and practices. This research is intended to examine the extent to which the prototyped media and activity sets support the project’s learning goals. Education ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the 2019 NSF AISL Principal Investigators Meeting. The project's goals were to: Use a series of 6 museum-facilitated family workshops at pre-kindergarten (pre-k) centers to promote informal STEM learning. Examine 3 conditions in which families and their children most benefit from “doing science and math” together. ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    The Child Trends News Service (CTNS) was created to report on new research about child development, and broaden the public’s access to information that can inform their parenting decisions. CTNS features this new research and research-based parenting practices in video news reports in both English and Spanish. While CTNS reporting is relevant to ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    Antarctic Dinosaurs: A Giant Screen Film and Outreach Project aims to leverage the popularity and charisma of dinosaurs to draw museum audiences into a captivating educational journey, revealing the history and transformation of Antarctica and the planet’s polar ecosystems, and exploring the forces that continue to shape the continent. In addition ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the 2019 NSF AISL Principal Investigators meeting. The poster describes the Rural Activation and Innovation Network, in which four Arizona regions were selected for their uniqueness in geography and demographics to provide insights about barriers and solutions to implementing ISE experiences in rural communities. ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    In this participatory research project, a partnership between the Kitty Andersen Youth Science Center (KAYSC) and the Department of Evaluation and Research in Learning at the Science Museum of Minnesota, participants are working to rename and reclaim theory and research methods so as to foster relevance and equity. We have renamed the theory of ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    SciGirls CONNECT 2 is a three-year NSF project that examines how the gender equitable and culturally responsive strategies currently employed in the SciGirls informal STEM educational program influences middle school girls’ STEM identity formation. ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    Latina SciGirls addresses specific barriers that prevent many young Latinas from participating fully in STEM, including: Lack of STEM identity (girls’ ability to envision themselves as STEM professionals) Limited exposure to STEM role models who look like them Lack of knowledge and/or misunderstanding of STEM fields ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    The STEM + Digital Literacies (STEM+L) project investigates science fiction composing as an effective mechanism to attract and immerse adolescents (ages 10-13) from diverse cultural backgrounds in socio-scientific issues related to environment. The participating students (G5-8) work in small groups to design and produce STEM content rich, ... »

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