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  • Date: 01/10/2022
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    Across literature on STEM practice and STEM education, definitions of "imagination" vary in a number of ways. The visual tool below presents a way to organize the characteristics of these definitions along three dimensions: essence, ways of thinking, and context. Using this framework, you can build definitions of imagination relevant to your work. ... »
  • Date: 01/06/2022
    Resource Category: Formative
    The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), in partnership with scholars from Utah State University and educators from the Science Museum of Minnesota (SMM), has developed the Spatial Ability and Blind Engineering Research (SABER) project to assess and improve the spatial ability of blind teens in order to broaden their participation in STEM ... »
  • Date: 01/05/2022
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the 2021 NSF AISL Awardee Meeting. Project goals: ● Develop an interactive microscopy exhibit platform ● Design the platform to work for various types of microscopic samples ● Create a platform that is accessible and extensible to small- and mid-sized ISE venues ● Better understand how to scaffold scientific ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2022
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    The news arguably serves to inform the quantitative reasoning (QR) of news audiences. Before one can contemplate how well the news serves this function, we first need to determine how much QR typical news stories require from readers. This paper assesses the amount of quantitative content present in a wide array of media sources, and the types of ... »
  • Date: 12/31/2021
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    The paper presents and discusses the Research and Development and related reflective practice process for the design of an approach to STEM school education. It focuses on Future Inventors, an education project of the National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci which aims to design, develop, test, and define an approach for ... »
  • Date: 12/30/2021
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the 2021 NSF AISL Awardee Meeting. Dinosaurs of Antarctica is a giant screen film and outreach project that documents the work of NSF-funded researchers on expeditions to Shackleton Glacier during the 2017-2018 field season. This immersive film and companion television special will bring the past to life and engage the ... »
  • Date: 12/30/2021
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    With support from rural communities and their libraries in the Four Corners Region in the Southwestern U.S., We are Water creates a place to meet and share stories about water, and explore and learn about water together. Designed for rural, Indigenous, and Latinx communities, stories, community voices and multiple ways of knowing are highlighted ... »
  • Date: 12/30/2021
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This project engages families in engineering design challenges through a sustainability and biomimicry lens. Families advance their engineering proficiencies while learning from nature to create a livable future. This poster was presented at the 2021 NSF AISL Awardee Meeting. ... »
  • Date: 12/30/2021
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This project's goal is to advance the field by providing resources that empower STEM educators to design and deliver high-quality connected learning experiences based on relevant research and incorporating evidence-based practices. This poster was presented at the 2021 NSF AISL Awardee Meeting. ... »
  • Date: 12/28/2021
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    The Museum of Science, Boston received funding from the National Science Foundation to carry out a conference grant exploring connections between research and practice at the intersections of imagination, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), and ISE (informal STEM education). A series of virtual convening events were held from ... »

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