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Connected Science Learning January-March 2019

Volume 1, Issue 9

Introducing Youth to STEM Careers

STEM Careers for the 21st Century

Journal Article

STEM Careers for the 21st Century

Welcome to the ninth issue of Connected Science Learning! Having spent most of my career building connections and supporting collaboration in STEM (...

By Beth Murphy

Careers STEM

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nPower Girls

In 2010 the American Association of University Women (AAUW) published Why So Few?, a research report that synthesized information on the dearth of w...

By Vickei Hrdina, Sue Bluestein, Erin Harwood, Pamela M. M. Jull, and Alexander G. Dimitrov

Informal Education Careers STEM

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Bridging the Divide Between Classrooms and Corporations

Two years ago, Minnesota STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) leaders from across the corporate, education, and government sectors came...

By Amanda Svedarsky, and Jennifer Granner

Informal Education Careers STEM

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STEMStarter

High school capstone courses—culminating educational experiences for seniors as they conclude their formal high school education—have become inc...

By Elizabeth A. Radday, Katherine A. Shields, Joshua Cox, and David Bamat

Informal Education Careers STEM

The National Girls Collaborative Project

Journal Article

The National Girls Collaborative Project

Girls start off strong in math and science, participating and achieving at similar rates as boys, but lose interest and confidence in their skills a...

By Karen Peterson

Careers STEM

Journal Article

Middle School Girls Gain Confidence, Competence, and Interest Through Summer STEAM Camp

To combat the well-researched and documented drop in interest and confidence in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) that girls tend to...

By Tamar McPherson, Stephanie Reilly, and Colleen Smith

Middle School Informal Education STEM

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KEYS High School Student Internship Program

By Marti Lindsey, Heather Ingram, and Bob Mittan

High School Careers STEM

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Rosie's Girls STEAM Camps

Where can a middle school girl wield a chop saw or welder in one moment, and build her interpersonal and self-advocacy skills in the next? For 20 ye...

By Alison Lamagna

Informal Education Careers STEM

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