2022-23 Scale-Up Programs

 

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Programs Available on the 2022-2023 STEM Scale-Up Program Menu:

 

Computational Thinking in Action with Micro:bit

 

Description: Helps students understand the power of computer science and how things work by seeing their projects come to life with a micro:bit controller.

Grade Level: 3-12 (view standards)

For Settings: In school and out of school                                                           

Contact: Kelsey Derringer, CodeJoy LLC, kelsey@codejoyedu.com

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Daily Math Fluency

 

Description: Help develop efficiency, flexibility and accuracy in your students’ grasp of basic math facts.

Grade Level: K-8 (view standards)

For Settings: In school and out of school

Contact: Rashonda Carroll, hand2mind, Inc., rcarroll@hand2mind.com 

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Ioponics

 

Description: Students engage with living organisms for agricultural and scientific purposes, independent of an outdoor environment.

Grade Level: PreK-12 (view standards)

For Settings: In school and out of school

Webinars: 

Friday, February 18

7:30 - 8:00 am

11:30 to noon

3:30 to 4:00 pm

Contact: Michael Bechtel, Ioponics, michael.bechtel@wartburg.edu

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Iowa Leadership in Engineering Design

 

Description: Prepare students for STEM careers through engineering design activities that are unique to each classroom, curriculum, school and community.

Grade Level: K-12 (view standards)

For Settings: In school and out of school

Contact: Ken Turner, ILED, University of Dubuque, kturner@dbq.edu

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Nepris: Real World Connections to STEM Career Professionals

 

Description: Connect with industry professionals from various STEM pathways to virtually interact with students to bring abstract lessons to life.

Grade Level: K-12 (view standards)

For Settings: In school and out of school

Contact: Amanda Holsclaw, Nepris, Inc., amanda@nepris.com

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Project GUTS

 

Description: Prepare students for future endeavors in STEM by creating opportunities to build scientific inquiry skills and use technology to explore real-world problems.

Grade Level: 6-9 (view standards)

For Settings: In school and out of school

Contact: Samantha Dahlby, NewBoCo, samantha@newbo.co

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Project Lead The Way: Energy and Environment

 

Description: Encourage students to explore computer science, engineering and biomedical science.

Grade Level: 6-8 (view standards)

For Settings: In school and out of school

Contact: Amanda Gentry, Project Lead The Way Inc., agentry@pltw.org

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Ready, Set, Drone!

 

Description: Explore STEM learning and drone careers through this multi-subject curriculum that introduces learners to tomorrow’s drone-filled future.

Grade Level: 4-8 (view standards)

For Settings: In school and out of school

Contact: Suzy Haislip, PCS Edventures!, suzy@edventures.com

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Robot Investigations with Finch Robot

 

Description: Introduce learners of all ages and skill levels to physical computing with a Finch Robot.

Grade Level: 4-12 (view standards)

For Settings: In school and out of school

Contact: Kelsey Derringer, CodeJoy LLC, kelsey@codejoyedu.com

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SoapyCilantro: Introduction to Precision Health and Agriculture

 

Description: Engage students in Precision Medicine by isolating and analyzing their own DNA and connecting genomics to human health and agriculture.

Grade Level: 6-12 (view standards)

For Settings: In school and out of school

Contact: Pramod Mahajan, Drake University, pramod.mahajan@drake.edu

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Storytime STEM-packs: STEM + Computer Science

 

Description: Educational innovation designed to connect children’s literature with STEM and computer science.

Grade Level: PreK-2 (view standards)

For Settings: In school and out of school

Webinars: 

Tuesday, February 22 3:30 to 4:30 pm

Contact: Gabriela Rose, Allegheny Intermediate Unit Math & Science Collaborative, gabriela.rose@aiu3.net

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Tiny Techies

 

Description: Prepare students to be creators and learn about computer science cross-curricularly and without the use of a computer.

Grade Level: PreK-2 (view standards)

For Settings: In school and out of school

Contact: Samantha Dahlby, NewBoCo, samantha@newbo.co

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Waterworks

 

Description: Develop a framework that capitalizes on the reciprocal relationship of STEM and literacy learning through moving liquids.

Grade Level: PreK-2 (view standards)

For Settings: In school and out of school

Contact: Beth VanMeeteren, University of Northern Iowa, Iowa Regents' Center for Early Developmental Education, beth.vanmeeteren@uni.edu

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