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iEvolve with STEM: Inquiry and Engagement to Invigorate and Optimize Learning for Everyone
This project is improving student performance in science through adoption of a "citizen science" model supported by teacher professional development, which also cultivates "action research" skills. The lead partner is Bowling Green State University with additional core partners being the Perkins Local Schools and the Sandusky City Schools. Supporting partners are The Ohio State University Stone Lab, University of Toledo, Owens Community College, Lourdes University, The Toledo Zoo, Metroparks of the Toledo Area, and the Erie County Soil and Water Conservation District.

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Citizen Science Research Integrated Across the Curriculum
Watch Video >> The iEvolve with STEM MSP project is investigating practices that can make it possible for students to participate in citizen science research projects, led by professional scientists,…
Citizen Science Research Integrated Across the Curriculum as a Core Learning Practice
Watch Video >> The iEvolve with STEM project is investigating how student conduct of citizen science research as a core instructional practice affects their motivation, engagement, and learning for students…
First Annual iEvolve Student Research Symposium
The Sandusky Register reports on the first annual iEvolve Student Research Symposium where more than 1,300 students from Perkins and Sandusky schools gathered to showcase what they learned this year…
iEvolve with STEM: Education Re-imagined in Sandusky, Ohio!
The iEvolve with STEM project is focused on engaging 3rd-8th grade students in real science research and empowering teachers to help students carry out that research. Through their involvement in…
iEvolve: Science Education In Meadowlawn Intermediate School, Perkins Local Schools
See how the iEvolve with STEM MSP is transforming science education in this short classroom video that captures students engaged in learning science through hands-on inquiry in the Perkins Local…
iEvolve: Learning Science Through Hands-On Inquiry
These two short classroom videos capture students engaged in learning science through hands-on inquiry in the Sandusky (Ohio) City Schools.
Citizen Scientists: STEM Program in Full Force at Area Schools
This short article from the Sandusky Register highlights the work of the iEvolve with STEM Program.
Dr. Bob Midden Discusses Hands-On Science
Darcy Johnson from Venice Heights Elementary, Sandusky City Schools and two of her students sit down with Dr. Bob Midden and Doni Miller of Bridges to talk about iEvolve with…