Additional Contributors

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Educational Standards Alignment Contributors - Special thanks to:

Center for Natural Language Processing (CNLP) — For magnanimously providing CAT and SAT standards alignment tools, and tirelessly working through technical challenges with us.

JES & Co. and D2L — For generously making the Achievement Standards Network standards database available to our project.

Oregon State University Open Source Lab — For providing great project hosting and system administration services.


Curricular Content Contributors - In addition to the curricula provided by the founding partners, new curricular partners include:

Central Michigan University — For high school curricula created by teachers, college students and faculty through the School of Engineering and Technology's NSF-sponsored Multidisciplinary Engineering Research for Rural Michigan's Future RET Program.

Clarkson University — Susan Powers and Jan DeWaters for their middle school curricular unit on energy, created through an NSF GK-12 grant.

Clemson University — For lessons and activities developed by science and math teachers through the NSF-funded Engineering Fibers and Films Experience (EFF-X) Research Experience for Teachers (RET) Program.

Colorado State University — For lessons and activities developed by graduate students in the Colorado Higher-Education Interdisciplinary Program (CHIP) through the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering’s NSF-funded GK-12 project.

Duke University — For high school curricula created through an NSF CAREER Award and the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science's NSF-sponsored Research Experience for Teachers (RET) grant.

Institute of Navigation and CU-Boulder Engineering — Penny Axelrad for a middle school curricular unit on navigation.

Kansas State University — For activities developed by STEM graduate students through Infusing System Design and Sensor Technology in Education (INSIGHT), a NSF-funded GK-12 program.

Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics — University of Colorado Boulder - Erin Wood for activities exploring light spectroscopy, developed through NASA's Project SPECTRA!

Michigan State University — For curricula developed and tested by middle and high school STEM teachers through the NSF-sponsored Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) Site on Bio-Inspired Technology and Systems (BITS) program at the College of Engineering.

Oregon State University — Dept. of Crop and Soil Sciences - Sujaya Rao for life sciences-oriented activities developed through a Rural Science Education Program NSF grant.

Polytechnic Institute of New York University — For activities developed by engineering graduate student fellows through Applying Mechatronics to Promote Science (AMPS), a NSF-funded GK-12 project.

Purdue University — For lessons and activities developed through the College of Agriculture and Biological Engineering's Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power, a NSF Engineering Research Project (ERC).

The Johns Hopkins University — For curricula created by the Complex Systems Science Laboratory, Whitaker Biomedical Engineering Institute, with support from the NSF Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Division of Computing and Communication Foundations.

New Jersey Institute of Technology — For a middle school activity created through the NSF-sponsored Gateway Engineering Education Coalition.

University of California-Davis — For lessons and activities created by graduate student and classroom teacher pairs through the Renewable Energy Systems Opportunity for Unified Research Collaboration and Education (RESOURCE), a GK-12 program in the College of Engineering.

University of California-Los Angeles — For high school curricula created in the UCLA Science and Engineering of the Environment of Los Angeles (SEE-LA) NSF GK-12 Program.

University of Colorado Boulder — Dept. of Mechanical Engineering - Jean Hertzberg for activities in forces and fluids.

University of Houston — For lessons and activities developed by STEM fellows through the Innovations in Nanotechnology and Nanosciences' NSF GK-12 Program and STEM teachers in the Research Experience for Teachers (RET) Program, both in the Cullen College of Engineering.

University of Minnesota — For activities created through the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power, an NSF ERC and RET Program.

University of Missouri — For curricula created through the College of Engineering Center for Computational Neurobiology's NSF GK-12 grant.

University of Nebraska-Omaha — For curricula developed and tested by teachers and faculty through the NSF-sponsored RET in Engineering and Computer Science Site on Infusing Mobile Platform Applied Research into Teaching (IMPART) Program.

University of South Carolina — Dept. of Mechanical Engineering - Jed Lyons for activities developed through an NSF GK-12 grant.

University of South Florida — For lessons and activities developed by STEM fellows through Students, Teachers and Resources in Sciences (STARS), a NSF-funded GK-12 program at the College of Engineering.

University of South Florida — For curricula created by the Membrane Biotechnology Laboratory at the College of Engineering, primarily funded by the NSF CBET-sponsored ICARUS program for wastewater biorecycling.

University of Texas-Arlington — For lessons and activities created by middle and high school teachers through the Research Experience for Teachers in Hazard Mitigation, a NSF-funded RET program in the College of Engineering.

The University of Texas-Pan American — For lessons and activities created by teachers and engineering faculty through the NSF-sponsored Research Experiences for Teachers in Emerging and Novel Engineering Technologies (RET-ENET) Program in the Electrical Engineering Department.

University of Virginia — Shayne Peirce for K-12 activities created by students in her biomedical engineering senior design course.

Vanderbilt University — Stacy Klein-Gardner for myriad curricular materials developed by teachers using the Legacy Cycle through the NSF-funded VU Bioengineering RET Program in the School of Engineering.

Washington State University — For activities developed by STEM fellows through the College of Engineering and Architecture's Culturally Relevant Engineering Application in Mathematics Program, a NSF GK-12 project.

Washington University in St. Louis — For activities developed by STEM fellows through the School of Engineering and Applied Science's NSF GK-12 grant.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute — For activities created and tested by teachers and faculty through the Department of Biomedical Engineering’s NSF-sponsored Inquiry-Based Bioengineering Research and Design Experiences for Middle-School Teachers RET Program.

NOTE: Specific contributions by individual authors are recognized at the end of every lesson and activity document under the "Contributors" heading.

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