Whether you’re seeking fun, immediately useful ways to enrich your STEM, literacy, or art classes, or an opportunity to network and learn alongside STEM teachers and engineering faculty from across the country, the American Society for Engineering Education’s annual PreK-12 Workshop in Columbus, Ohio is the place to be on June 24! REGISTER today!
Is light pollution affecting health and the environment? The world’s first academic center dedicated to studying the quality of night skies hopes to find out. Learn about the dark-sky movement and find resources for “seizing the night” – including marking International Dark Sky Week on April 22 – 28, 2017.
It’s hard to top NASA for an out-of-this-world way to celebrate Earth Day 2017. The space agency is inviting people from around the globe to virtually “adopt” one of 64,000 individual pieces of Earth as seen from space by one of its 18 Earth science instruments.
Tags: Adopt a Planet, Aerospace, Climate, Earth Day 2017, Earth Science, Environmental Engineering, Environmental science, Events, Internet Resources, maps, NASA, Resources for Teachers, Satellite imagery, Web Resources
ASEE’s Pre-College Engineering Education Division is sponsoring a social media contest. Share how you engage diverse students in inclusive engineering and compete to win a $1,000 travel award to attend ASEE’s Annual Conference in Columbus, Ohio, June 24 – June 28, 2017. Submit entries by May 1, 2017.
Tags: American Society for Engineering Education, ASEE, Contest, diversity, Education Policy, inclusive engineering, Outreach, Pre-College Engineering Education Division, Professional Development, social media contest, STEM education, Teachers
Discover how to use the engineering design process to enrich your students’ math and science learning at this day-long professional development workshop presented by the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation and ASEE on Satuday, June 3, 2017, at George Washington University. Register by May 7 for early discount,
Photo from 2016 ASEE K-12 Engineering Education Workshop design activity
Tags: American Society for Engineering Education, ASEE, Curriculum, Engineering Design, George Washington University, Knowles Science Teaching Foundation, NGSS, STEM professional development, Summer Programs (Teachers), Teacher Training
Kids love exploring the world around them, and Earth Day offers a great way to introduce them to environmental science and engineering. The following sampler includes activities, lessons, and resources that promote green engineering and science learning.
Tags: Class Activities, Curriculum, Earth Day, Energy, Environmental Engineering, Environmental science, Green design, green roof, groundwater, Internet Resources, inventor, Lesson Plan, Lesson Plans, Pollution, Resources for Teachers, Sustainability, Teacher Resources, Trash, Videos, waste, Web Resources, Wind Energy
Flipside Science is a youth-produced educational video series developed by teachers and the California Academy of Science that tackles complex environmental engineering topics and empowers middle school students to make a difference.
Tags: California Academy of Sciences, Environmental Engineering, environmental literacy, Environmental science, Flipside Science, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Internet Resources, Resources for Teachers, STEM education
Just as athletes “learn from the game,” the annual NCAA March Madness basketball competition offers students a timely, engaging way to hone their STEM knowledge and skills. eGFI has compiled some bracket-busting resources to pep up your math and science classes.
Tags: basketball, Class Activities, Curriculum, Engineering, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-5, Internet Resources, Lesson Plans, March Madness, NCAA, Physics, Resources for Teachers, Sports, STEM education, Teacher Resources
Think engineering means crunching equations 24/7? Meet the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology’s women’s basketball team, which just made the NCAA playoffs for the first time in the school’s history. All 13 players are engineering majors. And they’re not the only engineers on the court!