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  • Date: 04/01/2018
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Schools often have limited resources to devote to science education, which can impact student interest in and preparedness for careers in STEM. Seattle Children’s Research Institute created the Science Adventure Lab, a mobile laboratory program, to support and enrich science education at low-resource schools and stimulate interest in science and ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2017
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Sustainability Teams Empower and Amplify Membership in STEM (S-TEAMS), an NSF INCLUDES Design and Development Launch Pilot project, will tackle the problem of persistent underrepresentation by low-income, minority, and women students in STEM disciplines and careers through transdisciplinary teamwork. As science is increasingly done in teams, ... »
  • Date: 08/30/2014
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster, presented at the 2014 AISL PI Meeting, shows the impact of an afterschool program that brought hands-on, inquiry-based science to ELL students in a low SES area of Southern California. Data sources included observation of lessons, interviews with students, and collection of student work Results demonstrate a shift in student thinking ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2012
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The goal of this outreach program was for Chemistry at the Space-Time (CaSTL) limit to partner with the Boys and Girls Club (BGC) of Santa Ana, CA to increase their participants' interest, enthusiasm and learning outcomes in Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) fields, through the development of science and chemistry hands-on lessons. ... »