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  • Date: 07/31/2022
    Resource Category: Summative
    In 2019, the Advancing Informal STEM Learning program at the National Science Foundation funded the Advancing Ocean Science Literacy through Immersive Virtual Reality project, a pilot/feasibility and collaborative research project between The Hydrous and the Virtual Human Interaction Lab (VHIL) at Stanford University designed to investigate how ... »
  • Date: 03/02/2022
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    To advance justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in science, we must first understand and improve the dominant-culture frameworks that impede progress and, second, we must intentionally create more equitable models. The present authors call ourselves the ICBOs and Allies Workgroup (ICBOs stands for independent community-based organizations), ... »
  • 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: 12/21/2021
    Resource Category: Research Case Study
    KQED’s science engagement team is on the front lines of making sure our overall science content, which includes science news and our Deep Look videos, are shared and engaged with on our various social media platforms. One of the platforms we use daily to disseminate our science content is Facebook. To better understand the success of our efforts ... »
  • Date: 12/07/2021
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the 2021 NSF AISL Awardee Meeting. Many informal learning institutions use STEAM approaches to engage diverse learners. Our project aims to support educators in libraries, museums, and after school programs through a STEAM professional development (PD) series. Our PD approach is centered around a set of core STEAM ... »
  • Date: 12/01/2021
    Resource Category: Research Case Study
    Science writers, science producers, and science engagement specialists from KQED Science Deep Look joined a team of researchers from the University of Connecticut, Missouri State University, and Texas Tech University to focus on women’s preferences and identities as related to their science engagement intentions. Findings from this most recent ... »
  • Date: 12/01/2021
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Empathy is a critical part of the engineering design process. It allows engineers to more deeply understand their clients’ perspectives and design solutions that meet the needs of diverse stakeholders. Studies also show that reframing engineering education to prioritize empathy for others can counteract stereotypes of engineering as impersonal and ... »
  • Date: 11/17/2021
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the 2021 NSF AISL Awardee Meeting. Free-choice learning occurs when individuals make choices about what, where, how, and who they participate with in their self-motivated learning activities. This project explores how different people, living in the same geographic region, make plants and gardening a part of their ... »
  • Date: 11/17/2021
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the 2021 NSF AISL Awardee Meeting. Collaborative robots – cobots – are designed to work with humans, not replace them. What learning affordances are created in educational games when learners program robots to assist them in a game instead of being the game? What game designs work best? ... »
  • Date: 11/15/2021
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the 2021 National Science Foundation (NSF) Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) Awardee Meeting. The project’s goal is to create media-rich citizen science experiences for girls, particularly girls of color and/or from rural areas, which broaden their STEM participation, build positive STEM identity and increase ... »

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