Engineering: The Built Environment 21st Century Fellows Program
Your Immersion into Engineering begins NOW! Hard hats, safety glasses, and snacks provided!!!
Overall Goals of the Presentation • Emphasize “context-related” activities for student instruction in science and math • Introduce students to possible careers
What You Will Do: • Look at the Virtual Field Trip Web Site • Model Lessons and Activities • Other Websites for Instruction!
Virtual Field Trip Component • ACEC/MSIC Virtual Field Trip
Modeling Lessons Design Your Own Travel Bag Critical Load Occupant Load Design an Edible Mars Rover Copies of the lessons are posted at www.powhatan.k12.va.us/teachers/dleighty/DLeighty.htm And at MathScience Innovation Center (links) www.msinnovation.info/ACEC/index.html
Other Websites • NASA & NASA Kids www.nasa.gov • Shodor Education www.shodor.org • Chesterfield Engineering Design Briefs http://www.childrensengineering.com/ • Teach Engineering Resources (K-12) http://www.teachengineering.com/