Inspiring Transportation Careers with K–12 Curriculum Activities

PI: Michelle Akin (WSU), michelle.akin@wsu.edu, ORCID: 0000-0001-6349-8481

Co PIs: none

AMOUNT & MATCH: $43,000 from PacTrans; $43,000 Match

PERFORMANCE PERIOD: 8/16/2018 – 8/15/2020

STATUS: Active

CATEGORIES: Education, STEM, Transportation Careers, Outreach

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FINAL PROJECT REPORT: will be available once completed

PROJECT DATA: will be available once completed

DESCRIPTION: Transportation outreach activities will be developed to cover a range of transportation topics and refined to specific target ages/grade levels.  Outreach will be conducted at a variety of venues in Moscow, ID, Pullman, WA and local Indian Reservations, including school and community STEM fairs, in classrooms, at after school programs, and summer camps.  Research will include measures of effectiveness with respect to knowledge gained and interest in future STEM transportation education and careers.

DELIVERABLE DUE DATE DATE RECEIVED
Research Project Progress Report #1 4/10/2019
Research Project Progress Report #2 10/10/2019
Research Project Progress Report #3 4/10/2020
No Cost Extension Request 6/15/2020
Draft Report 6/15/2020
Final Project Report 8/15/2020