Engineering and Design

Phenomena First: Engaging Students in Next Generation Science Standards

In this workshop, participants will learn how to use phenomena to engage students in Next Generation Science Standards, which integrate science practices, crosscutting concepts, and disciplinary core ideas.

Culturally Responsive STEM Teaching

In this workshop, explore various approaches to Culturally Responsive Teaching in the STEM classroom.

Investigating Mechanics with Mobile Devices

In this hands-on workshop, we’ll model mechanics concepts such as kinematics, free fall, projectile motion, rotation and oscillations through the use of various small, mobile bluetooth sensors as well as through the application of various Apps.

Making for Makers with 3-D printing

A workshop exploring maker education concepts and strategies – from 3D printing to laser cutting and more.

Facilitating Students’ Creativity Through Experimental Design

Led by Pat Connick, Ph.D. We know conducting research builds scientific thinking, but do you find it challenging to incorporate authentic experimental design into your already jammed pack curriculum? This workshop will offer some time saving and effective techniques to build more research and experimental design into your high school STEM classroom? Participants will work

Engineering and Design: From Prototype to Pitch

Led by: Eric Walters Interested in learning more about the engineering and design process and how to incorporate it into your curriculum?  Want to get your students involved with solving “real-world problems” utilizing this design process?   Great news: This workshop is designed to show how to infuse engineering, design thinking and entrepreneurship into your own