Accession Number : ADA623464


Title :   Mobile STEMship Discovery Center: K-12 Aerospace-Based Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Mobile Teaching Vehicle


Descriptive Note : Final rept. 10 Mar 2014-30 Apr 2015


Corporate Author : FEDERATION OF GALAXY EXPLORERS GREENBELT MD


Personal Author(s) : McNeil, Linda


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a623464.pdf


Report Date : 03 Aug 2015


Pagination or Media Count : 22


Abstract : Outcomes: Over 700 children were engaged. Over 7 schools were reached. 100% or all 10 responses from 7 schools indicated they were content with the STEMShips educational content. 90% of the responses stated they felt the educational content extremely well exceeded expectations, where as 10% stated it met the expectations moderately well. 80% of the participating educators enjoyed the science center learning extremely well and 20% stated they enjoyed the science centers quite well. 90% of the participants felt extremely satisfied about the science inspiration presented within the STEMShip. 10% felt quite satisfied and inspired. 70% of the educators felt the curriculum was extremely useful to use within the classroom where as 30% that it was quite useful. 70% of the educators thought the science centers made a great deal of impact (highest ranking) in STEM inspiration; 20% felt is made a lot of impact (second highest ranking) and 10% stated is made a moderate amount of impact in science inspiration. 100% of the past schools have asked for us to come back next year and make this an annual event.


Descriptors :   *EDUCATION , CHILDREN , ENGINEERING , GROUND VEHICLES , MATHEMATICS , MOBILE , SCHOOLS


Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE