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  • Seeding the Future: Blending Urban Gardening With Community Outreach and STEM Learning
    Date: 05/15/2017
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Learn how to create opportunities for young people from low-income, ethnically diverse communities to learn about growing food, doing science, and how science can help them contribute to their community in positive ways. The authors developed a program that integrates hydroponics (a method of growing plants indoors without soil) into both in- ... »
  • Creating an Early Childhood STEM Ecosystem
    Date: 05/01/2017
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This one-year Collaborative Planning project seeks to bring together an interdisciplinary planning team of informal and formal STEM educators, researchers, scientists, community, and policy experts to identify the elements, activities, and community relationships necessary to cultivate and sustain a thriving regional early childhood (ages 3-6) ... »
  • Broadening Participation in Life STEM Workshop
    Date: 05/01/2017
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    One of the core values of the National Science Foundation is ensuring inclusiveness among all segments of the broader scientific community. This Life STEM project will provide a mechanism for strengthening minority serving institutions' capacity to help the nation meet the growing demand for a more diverse future STEM workforce. The workshop will ... »
  • Poster - Storytelling by an exemplary scientist to engage high school students in scientific practice
    Date: 04/29/2017
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at 2017 Campus Office of Undergraduate Research Initiatives (COURI) Symposium, El Paso, TX. One of the principal challenges of the partnership of scientists and high school students are the existent barriers of language between them (Kim & Fortner, 2007). In other words, since scientists are usefully deemed as ... »
  • Poster - An engaging partnership between high school students and scientists
    Date: 04/29/2017
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at 2017 Campus Office of Undergraduate Research Initiatives (COURI) Symposium, El Paso, TX. It describes the Work With a Scientist (WWASP) program, in which scientists and high school students engage in co-generative dialogues. ... »
  • Poster - Transform Students’ Learning Motivation from Extrinsic to Intrinsic Through Cogenerative Dialogues
    Date: 04/29/2017
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at 2017 Campus Office of Undergraduate Research Initiatives (COURI) Symposium, El Paso, TX. This study introduces cogenerative dialogues as a pedagogical tool to enhance the communications between students and engineers in a university internship environment. High school student interns worked with engineers for 7 months ... »
  • Poster - Enhance a student-scientist partnership through a collaborative approach with cogenerative dialogues
    Date: 04/29/2017
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at 2017 Campus Office of Undergraduate Research Initiatives (COURI) Symposium, El Paso, TX. Purpose & Problem - According to some existing results identified in the literature, the partnership between high school students and scientist involves several challenges, such as time management, lack of equipment, ... »
  • Ciencia Pública: Summative Report
    Date: 04/12/2017
    Resource Category: Summative
    Ciencia Pública is a National Science Foundation (NSF) -funded initiative in which the Exploratorium, in collaboration with the Boys and Girls Club of San Francisco (BGCSF), developed a parklet to engage Latino families in STEM content. The Parklet is located in San Francisco’s Mission District (the Mission), a historically Latino neighborhood. ... »
  • Working With A Scientist Program (WWASP): A Summative Evaluation of Cohort 2
    Date: 04/05/2017
    Resource Category: Summative
    This report is part of a four-year evaluation assessing the impact of the Working with a Scientist Program (WWASP) at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) had on its student-participants. This report includes an assessment of the impact on the first two cohorts of student-participants. This program selected participants from local high ... »
  • Working With A Scientist Program Summative Evaluation Report
    Date: 04/05/2017
    Resource Category: Summative
    This summative evaluation report focuses on the impact that the Working with a Scientist Program at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) had on its student participants. Student participants were recruited from regional high schools that are categorized as Title I schools, due to the large population of low income students that they serve. ... »

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