Engaging Youth in STEM

roundtableLocation: Ballroom C+D+E
This is a roundtable in the Cyberlearning 2016 Roundtable session.

Facilitating STEM Literacy through Infographics (SLI) in Diverse Contexts

Joseph Polman
We will discuss resources and activities our collaborative project is developing and researching to facilitate youth engagement in data journalism in a diverse set of contexts—high schools, an intensive summer camp, and an out-of-school internship.
Project: Homepage, NSF Award #1441561 – DIP: Collaborative Research: STEM Literacy through Infographics

Science Everywhere: Social Media & Ubiquitous Displays for Seamless Scientizing

Tamara Clegg
In Science Everywhere, we are designing a social media app and interactive community displays to help entire neighborhoods in low-SES contexts scientize their daily life experiences (i.e., see the world through scientific lenses) together.
Project: NSF Award #1441523 – DIP: ScienceKit for ScienceEverywhere – A Seamless Scientizing Ecosystem for Raising Scientifically-Minded Children