A group of teachers dip paper in dyes

Fostering STEAM

PI Dr. Blakely Tsurusaki received funding from the National Science Foundation’s AISL program for her broad implementation project titled “Fostering STEAM through ISL professional development.” Fostering STEAM partners with the …

Students looking into a stream

Learning in Places

A National Science Foundation project, “Learning in Places: Gardens and Field Based Science Education,” aims to develop innovative field based science learning environments to help to prepare learners to meet, …

Robotics and E-textiles

The Backpacks project invites parents to take on new roles as learners with their children while they learn about programming, engineering design processes, and related science concepts.

STEAM: Colors of Nature

The Colors of Nature project was a collaborative effort between the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the National Optical Astronomy Observatory in Tucson, Arizona, and the University of Washington Bothell.


Badges for College Credit

In this four-year research project, funded by the National Science Foundation, the University of Washington Bothell is partnering with three of the premier informal science education institutions in the Washington …


Climate Games

With the support from Science for Nature and People Partnership  (SNAPP), Dr. Josh Lawler (Environmental & Forest Sciences) and Dr. Dargan Frierson (Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences) and OpenSTEM Research formed the …

DDCSP scholars at Cedar River Watershed

Doris Duke Conservation Scholars & UW

The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at the University of Washington is a multi-summer, undergraduate experiential-learning program focused on the themes of biodiversity, food, climate, and water across urban and …