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  1. Noel Enyedy
  2. Professor
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  4. University of California, Los Angeles
  1. Jeff Burke
  2. http://remap.ucla.edu/jburke
  3. Assistant Dean, Technology and Innovation
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  5. University of California, Los Angeles

Science through Technology Enhanced Play

NSF Awards: 1323767

2016 (see original presentation & discussion)

Grades K-6

The Science through Technology Enhanced Play project (STEP) engages 6–8 year old students in a series of playful inquiry activities situated within a Augmented Reality environment. Tested at two schools and across two very different science topics—states of matter and the complex system of honey bee pollination—we have pioneered a new way for young students to engage in scientific inquiry and modeling in developmentally appropriate ways that breaks the mold of one-student-one computer. The big idea of STEP is to engage young children in an activity they are experts at, socio-dramatic play, in such a way that play becomes a form of scientific modeling and collective inquiry.

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