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Out-of-School time | EiE Teaching Tips | Afterschool | Afterschool/Summer Camp | Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | Friday, April 16

Make the Most of Summer Sessions with These Goals in Mind

Make the most of summer school this year with extended learning opportunities that focus on more than just repeating content. As we return to the classroom, it’s so important to plan to address the academic and social impacts of the last year. 

Out-of-School time | Engineering for All | Afterschool | Thursday, December 17

Celebrate Over 100 Years of Flight on Wright Brothers Day

Have you ever traveled in an airplane? Do you remember the first time you flew? How about the names of the inventors who patented the first airplane?

Out-of-School time | EiE Resources for Teachers | Engineering for All | Afterschool | STEM Funding | Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | Friday, December 11

Join us at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting!

Exciting news from the EiE team! We've been accepted to present our design principles for inclusivity at this year's American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting - a global, virtual conference for Earth and Space Science professionals.

Engineering Everywhere | Afterschool | Afterschool/Summer Camp | Friday, May 11

NEW After School/Summer Camp Unit for Sale!

In partnership with NASA, EiE has released a new afterschool/summer camp engineering unit for middle-school aged youth. Thanks to a Planetary Learning that Advances the Nexus of Engineering, Technology and Science (PLANETS) grant, EiE was able to collaborate with scientists from Northern Arizona University’s Center for Science Teaching and Learning (CSTL) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Astrogeology Science Center to create an engineering unit that will engage and inspire youth in afterschool programs.

Out-of-School time | Afterschool | Afterschool/Summer Camp | Engineering Adventures | Tuesday, September 11

Design Fail? Four Key Questions That Help Kids Troubleshoot

Imagine this scenario. You’re doing an Engineering Adventures activity with the kids in your afterschool program. They’ve been working hard designing and testing . . . only to discover that their technology doesn’t work as planned. When that bubble wand doesn’t produce any bubbles, or the toy car made from a soda bottle doesn’t roll, don’t despair: this is a teachable moment.

 

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