Publications and news from OpenSTEM Research

A father and daughter wash their hands at the kitchen sink

Covid-related lessons for young students

April 2021 Amanda Thornton, a third-grade teacher at Ridgefield, Washington, saw her students were very afraid last fall when they talked about COVID-19. When she heard about a new teaching …

Dr. Carrie Tzou

Tzou receives research, scholarship award

May 2020 Carrie Tzou, recipient of the University of Washington Bothell’s 2020 Distinguished Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Award, has a current project gaining attention online as a resource for …

NSF STEM for All

STEM for All Video Showcase

May 2018 In this video, we highlight a program called TechTales, a collaboration between the University of Washington, Pacific Science Center, Seattle Public Libraries, and Native American-serving organizations in …

Tech Tales at ATALM 2017

October 10–13, 2017 Download a PDF of the Tech Tales Poster presented at Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico. Authored by Carrie Tzou, Megan …

Photograph of LLWIP Teen Volunteers Digging

Shovel-ready students learn by working

02/25/2017 By Douglas Esser, UW Bothell News You can talk about forest restoration, read about water quality and study ecology in a classroom. But if you’re serious, you have to …

Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center

Engineering in a Summer Backpack

07/29/2016 Robotics workshops are being held this summer at the Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center and Seattle Public Libraries using the Backpacks for Science Learning project in which University of …

Can video games solve world problems?

November 15, 2016, Trends and Issues in Higher Ed Two researchers seeking to solve a real-world problem create a class in a model of interdisciplinary collaboration.