WORKSHOP PRESENTER:Laura Meldrum
Member, Society of Women Engineers
WORKSHOP AGENDA ++:
Discussion of SWE and E-week
One of the missions of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is to "Expand the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving the quality of life." SWE is considered and educational organization and strives to encourage kids to consider engineereing as a profession.
II. Discussion of NASA Science Files™
NASA SCI Files™ support the national standards and integrate and introduce students to STEM through the use of problem-based learning, scientific inquiry, and the scientific method. NASA worked with the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) to create this Emmy award-winning series of free instructional programs that provide role models for girls as well as boys. It is designed to enhance and enrich the teaching of mathematics, science, geography, and technology in grades three though five. The NASA SCIence Files™ is a television and web-based project that provides students with the opportunity to apply the methods of science while solving real world problems.
III. View "Discovering NASA Science Files™" DVD
IV. View "The Case of the Powerful Pulleys" DVD
V. Try an activity in the Guide
VI. View the SciFiles website
VII. View other helpful related websites
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