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Engineering for All | Engineering Adventures | Latinx Heritage Month | Tuesday, October 12

Enjoy a Free Download of ‘Mariana Becomes a Butterfly’ to Celebrate Latinx Heritage Month!

What better way to celebrate Latinx Heritage Month than with a free download of one of our favorite engineering storybooks, featuring an avid gardener from the Dominican Republic, Mariana!  

Engineering Everywhere | Engineering Adventures | Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | Tuesday, July 20

Celebrate the Moon Landing Anniversary with Activities by NASA!

July 20, 1969 was One Giant Leap for Mankind! Now, 52 years later, we are celebrating the anniversary of the moon landing with activities brought to you by NASA.

Engineering Adventures | Thursday, August 15

Just Launched: A New NASA-Themed Engineering Challenge

Engineering Adventures, our flexible engineering curriculum for grades 3-5, helps kids learn and practice 21st century skills  as they collaborate, communicate, solve problems, and share their solutions with their peers while embarking on the Engineering Design Process. Our newest unit, In Good Hands: Engineering Space Gloves, challenges learners to engineer gear for NASA astronauts!

EiE Resources for Teachers | Engineering for All | Engineering Everywhere | Wee Engineer | Engineering Adventures | EiE for Kindergarten | Engineering is Elementary | Thursday, August 23

Test Your Engineering IQ!

How much do you know about engineering? Could you spot common misconceptions and identify unlikely engineers? 

One of the most pervasive misconceptions is that engineering is too complicated for young children to find engaging. But did you know that 65% of surveyed scientists and graduate students reported that their interest in STEM began before middle school? It’s time to break stereotypes. Challenge those misconceptions. 

 Take our “Engineering IQ” quiz and find out your engineering IQ! Good luck. Have fun and share our quiz with your peers!

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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