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Engineering Adventures in Afterschool

Room: Blue Level, Suite 22

Why include engineering challenges in afterschool? Come experience an Engineering Adventures activity and learn how a quality engineering curriculum can engage your kids in teamwork, communication, and critical thinking while enabling them to engineer successful solutions to global problems. Engineering Adventures is an Out of School Time (OST) engineering curriculum designed specifically for grades 3 – 5. Children engaged in Engineering Adventures learn about technology and the engineering design process by engaging in activities that explore the materials, science concepts, and design principles of a particular challenge. Each unit culminates in an engineering showcase where children present their final designs to their peers. Preliminary research suggests that participation in Engineering Adventures leads to a greater understanding of the engineering design process and improved attitudes regarding possible future engineering careers.

Hosts/Moderators
  • Michelle DiIeso, B.S.  -  Senior Curriculum Developer, Engineering is Elementary, Museum of Science
  • Owen Berliner, M.A.  -  Senior Curriculum Developer, Engineering is Elementary, Museum of Science
  • Natacha Meyer, M.A.  -  Curriculum Developer, Engineering is Elementary, Museum of Science

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