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Academic Partnerships and Collaborative Projects

Academic Partnerships and Collaborative Projects

Augsburg College

  • K-8 Summer STEM Academy for GEMS and GISE students at Augsburg College
  • Augsburg Mentors for the Summer Program have been expanded to include mentoring students for GEMS and GISE through-out the school year working in collaboration with Minneapolis Public School teachers.

St. Catherine’s University

  • STEM Certification Program designed for the STEM-GEMS-GISE Teacher Cohort.
  • St. Catherine’s pre-service teachers with STEM Certification Course completion as Mentors working with Minneapolis Public Schools for the STEMS-GEMS-GISE after-school program.

University of Minnesota

  • Office of NASA Space Grant – High Altitude Ballooning 4-8 Curriculum Project Collaborative.
  • Center for Distributive Robotics – Technology Summer Camp Project
  • School of Dentistry – Building Bridges to Career in Dentistry – Recruitment Collaborative 

High Tech Kids

  • First Lego League Robotics Professional Development.
  • Lego League Minneapolis Regional Tournament Collaboration.
  • Engineers mentoring GE MS and GISE students at program sites in robotics.

NASA Glenn Research Center /NASA Summer of Innovation Project

  • Professional development in aeronautics, robotics, engineering process, NASA design challenges, remote sensing, and related math applications.
  • Extension activities throughout the year include NASA Engineers, Scientists, and Educators participating in the GEMS/GISE Fall and Spring culminating events.
  • Students present design challenge solutions to NASA Scientists, Engineers, and Content Specialists.

Bell Museum

  • Professional development and curriculum development for Field Biology.
  • Field experiences provided through the Bell Museum and Cedar Creek Nature Center