Ecosystem Tools

Ecosystem Tools

Igniting the Future
Cross-Sector Connections & Partnerships, Professional Development, Program Design, Teaching and Learning, In School & Out of School

Igniting the Future: A Documentary about STEM2 Hub and its work in Northeast Florida The documentary features the story of the innovation, success, and leadership of the Northeast Florida Regional STEM2 Hub.  Founded by the Jacksonville business community under the leadership of Gary Chartrand in 2015, the STEM2 Hub works to improve access to STEM (Science Technology, Engineering, Mathematics & […]

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Building and Strengthening STEM Learning Ecosystems: A Growing Guide to Success
Cross-Sector Connections & Partnerships, Program Design

Launched in 2019, the STEM Learning Ecosystems Discussion Series features conversations with Ecosystem leaders from around the world about the most pressing topics facing their communities today. Topics of high interest were identified through survey data and the self-assessment, Ecosystems Indicator Tool (EIT).

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STEM Bus
Workforce & Career

North Carolina’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Bus encourages students to pursue STEM careers. Industry grade equipment highlights careers found across NC in agriculture, health, life science and engineering. The 40-foot mobile learning lab is staffed with trained scientists and educators. This website also has a STEM resource guide with most but not all North Carolina – focused resources, […]

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Science Action Club (SAC)
Cross-Sector Connections & Partnerships, Professional Development, Teaching and Learning, In School & Out of School

The Academy’s Science Action Club (SAC) Program ignites the spark for science in middle school youth and their after school activity leaders in San Francisco and Oakland, CA. Currently there are 20 SAC clubs serving 650 students. Through dynamic and authentic science investigations, youth explore their local environment, make observations about the natural world, and contribute data to real scientific […]

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High School STEM Implementation
Program Design

These documents from the Indiana Department of Education illustrate varying levels of STEM initiative implementation across K-12, with action items and corresponding metrics. Areas detailed include infrastructure, instruction, curriculum and expanded learning.

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Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance Design Studio Workbook
Cross-Sector Connections & Partnerships, Program Design

This design studio workbook, used to facilitate the creation of Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance, provides details on the design process and design thinking.

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Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance Planning Tools
Cross-Sector Connections & Partnerships, Program Design

Provides an example of the formation of regional coordinating entity, including situational analysis, strategy/tactics, organizational structure and governance, job descriptions and budgets.

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Strategies That Engage Minds: Empowering North Carolina’s Economic Future
Workforce & Career, Youth Pathways

North Carolina’s STEM Scorecard—an in-depth look at STEM in NC—is an example of a comprehensive planning document on the state level.

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