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Connected Science Learning July-September 2018

Volume 1, Issue 7

Making Experiences That Inspire STEM Learning

The Maker Movement Is Everywhere, Including in the Current Issue of CSL

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The Maker Movement Is Everywhere, Including in the Current Issue of CSL

Editor Dennis Schatz welcomes you to the seventh issue of Connected Science Learning, focused on STEM learning experiences through making.  ...

By Dennis Schatz

Informal Education Maker Spaces Makerspace Technology

Making Deeper Learners

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Making Deeper Learners

Educators from the Exploratorium Tinkering Studio and the Lighthouse Community Public Schools explored how out-of-school Making and Tinkering progra...

By Bronwyn Bevan, Jean J. Ryoo, Aaron Vanderwerff, Mike Petrich, and Karen Wilkinson

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Through My Window

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By Beth McGinnis-Cavanaugh, and Isabel Huff

Informal Education

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Taking the Maker Experience From a Local Phenomenon to National Implementation

MAKESHOP at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh is open for all to experience hands-on building and tinkering, and their initiative has spread nat...

By Chip Lindsey, Lisa Brahms, and Kathryn Koffler

Informal Education

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Accessible Making and Tinkering

Maker spaces and programs offer tremendous opportunities for all learners to explore new materials, expand their practical skills, think creatively,...

By Charlotte Martin

Informal Education

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Do Children Make Good Citizen Scientists?

Participating in citizen science—where members of the public collect data for use by scientists—has become popular over the past 5 to 10 years, ...

By Christine L. Goforth

Informal Education

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Place-Based Education

The Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative (GLSI) is a statewide network in Michigan that promotes rigorous place-based education experiences for K–12...

By Sarah Waters, Brandon Schroeder, and Tracy D'Augustino

Informal Education

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Fabricating Fidgets to Support Inclusive Maker Education

With the goal of supporting an inclusive maker education learning experience, a science museum, university, and middle school partnered to engage st...

By Alexandria K. Hansen, Eric R. Hansen, and Danielle B. Harlow

Informal Education Inclusion

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Inspiring STEM Interest Using Foldscope

The Gaining Options to College Collaborative (GO College) is a successful college mentoring program within the Erie, Pennsylvania, school district. ...

By Anne Schmitz, Nicholas Conklin, Quyen Aoh, and Barbara Priestap

Informal Education

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Cocreating Transformative Change

Leveraging community to create a mobile, cultural makerspace that travels to schools, powwows, and community events throughout a Native American res...

By Holly Truitt, Ruth Swaney, William Swaney, Nick Wethington, and Nathalie Wolfram

Informal Education

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