The STARS Team has submitted various articles based on their experiences for publication. 

  1. D. Prieto, P. Rocha, W. Otieno, T.K. Das, “Work in progress - Developing Elementary Science Teacher Training Modules Based on Doctoral Research in Engineering”,  40th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, October, 2010.
     
  2. G. Okogbaa, T.K. Das, W. Otieno, V. Nanduri, G. Centeno, L. Martin-Vega, “Students, Teachers, And Resources in the Sciences”,  An article to appear in the Industrial Engineer Magazine, September, 2006.
     
  3. T.K. Das, G. Okogbaa, V. Nanduri and W. Otieno, “A new direction for STARS”, A presentation at the GK-12 Symposium of the Florida Academy of Sciences’ 70th Annual conference, Melbourne, FL, March 11, 2006.
     
  4. O.C. Cash, W. Torres-Garcia, G. Okogbaa, and T.K. Das, “Thematic summer camp design by STARS”, A presentation at the GK-12 Symposium of the Florida Academy of Sciences’ 70th Annual conference held at FIT, Melbourne, FL, March 11, 2006.
     
  5. G. Okogbaa, T. K. Das, V. Nanduri, and W. Otieno. “A video report of STARS at USF”, A video presentation at the GK-12 Symposium of the Florida Academy of Sciences’ 70th Annual conference held at FIT, Melbourne, FL, March 11, 2006.
     
  6. T.K. Das, G. Okogbaa, V. Nanduri and W. Otieno. “Evolution of the STARS project at USF”, A poster presentation at the GK-12 Symposium of the Florida Academy of Sciences’ 70th Annual conference held at FIT, Melbourne, FL, March 11, 2006.
     
  7. G. Okogbaa, T. K. Das, V. Nanduri, and W. Otieno, “From science facts to its underlying mathematics, engineering, and scientific principles: A paradigm shift in elementary science education.”, A poster presentation at the GK-12 Symposium of the Florida Academy of Sciences’ 70th Annual conference held at FIT, Melbourne, FL,  March 11, 2006.
     
  8. S. Zekri, G. Okogbaa, G. Centeno, T.K. Das, A. Kumar, and L. Martin-Vega, “Implementation of a material science and nanotechnology module at the fifth grade level”, A poster presentation at the GK-12 Symposium of the Florida Academy of Sciences’ 70th Annual conference, Melbourne, FL, March 11, 2006.
     
  9. G. Okogbaa, T. K. Das, V. Nanduri, and W. Otieno, “From science facts to its underlying mathematics, engineering, and scientific principles: A paradigm shift in elementary science education”, A presentation at the GK-12 Annual Conference at Washington D. C. March 24-26, 2006. 
     
  10. Zekri S, Clayton L, Kumar A, Okogbaa G, Martin-Vega L. “Long Term Integration Plan of Nanotechnology and Materials Science into Fourth and Fifth Grade Science Curriculum.”  (2005) Journal of Materials Education. Vol. 27 (3-4): page number not yet released.
     
  11. Martin-Vega, L., Ganesan, R., Das, T. K., Edwards, C., Okogbaa, G., Centeno, G., Kumar, A., and Hunnicut, L., “The STARS GK-12 Program at the University of South Florida”, Proceedings of the ASEE Conference, June 2005, Portland, Oregon.
     
  12. Centeno, G., Clayton, L., Otero, L., Zekri, S.  “Innovative Modules to introduce Advanced Science and Engineering Concepts.”,  Proceedings of the 34th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, October 20-23, 2004, Savannah, GA.
     
  13. Zekri S, Clayton L, Ferguson E, Okogbaa G, Kumar A, Das T, Centeno G, Martin-Vega L. “An Impact Study of the Implementation of a Materials Science and Engineering Module at the Fifth Grade Level”,  (2004) Journal of Materials Education, Vol. 26 (3-4): 251-256.
     
  14. Ganesan, R., Das, T. K., Okogbaa, G., and Edwards, C., “Challenges in Enhancing Science Education in Elementary Classrooms Through University-School District Partnership”,   Proceedings of the 34th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, October 20-23, 2004, Savannah, GA.
     
  15. Zekri, LaNetra Clayton, Emily Ferguson, Geoffrey Okogbaa, Ashok Kumar, Tapas Das, Grisselle Centeno, and Louis Martin-Vega, “Impact Study of the Implementation of Material Science  and Engineering Modules at the Third Through Fifth Grade Levels”, Proceedings of the Spring Materials Research Society Conference, April 2004.
     
  16. A Video Presentation of STARS Track 1 Refer to: http://stars.eng.usf.edu/

Frontiers in Education Conference, October 2004

bullet Innovative modules to introduce advanced science and engineering concepts - Phase I
bullet Challenges in Enhancing Science Education in Elementary Classrooms Through University-School District Partnerships

Materials Research Society, April 2004

bullet Impact study of the implementation of Material Science and Engineering Modules at the third through fifth grade levels