Archived Oklahoma NSF EPSCoR Projects

Elementary and secondary science teachers will become involved in the international science community as they receive inquiry-based training in www.GLOBE.gov protocols in land cover, biomass, atmospheric studies and hydrology through the SET GO program at The University of Tulsa.  Participating teachers will attend a two-day GLOBE training seminar and will be eligible to apply for grant...
Tech Trek is a week-long math and science camp that empowers middle school girls to begin a successful path toward high school AP science and math courses.  Students are encouraged to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) courses in high school and college, so they may ultimately enter the STEM workforce as adults.The program has been in existence in California since...
K20 SPARK (Scientists Promoting Authentic Resources for K-12) is a service offered by the University of Oklahoma’s K20 Authentic Learning and Teaching program (K20alt) to support STEM partners in sharing research experiences with K-12 educators through authentic lessons that are posted online.  Authentic learning for students is active and uses inquiry and other techniques that explicitly...
Oklahoma NSF EPSCoR funding sponsors innovative research projects designed to strengthen Oklahoma.  Click here to access a video that highlights EPSCoR research projects that have spawned economic and social benefits for the state. The OK EPSCoR program, in partnership with the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology (OCAST) and i2E, Inc., also supports economic...
Biofuels: Innovation for our Energy Future Oklahoma scientists and engineers are developing unique methods to transform non-crop native grasses, such as switchgrass, into liquid fuel.  Project leadership is provided by researchers from Oklahoma State University, University of Oklahoma and Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation.  View the research team View the informational flier View a...