ARLINGTON, Va.--(Integrating Engineering and Science in Your Classroom to help you blend meaningful and memorable experiences into your lessons. Its 30 chapters feature STEM lessons and design challenges that involve everything from light sabers and egg racers to prosthetic arms and potatoes. These activities for grades K–12 reinforce important science content while illustrating a range of STEM skills.)--Next time you need an engaging STEM activity, you'll be glad you have
“By exposing students to authentic engineering activities, you can help students uncover the profession that makes the world work.”
From the very first day you use them, the design challenges in Integrating Engineering and Science in Your Classroom will spur your students to jump right in and stay motivated throughout the entire class. The book, divided into three major parts—Engineering Design, Content Area Activities, and After-School Programs—covers lessons in life and environmental science, Earth science, and physical science.
As Editor Eric Brunsell states, "By exposing students to authentic engineering activities, you can help students uncover the profession that makes the world work."
About the Editor
Eric Brunsell, a former high school physics and physical science teacher, is assistant professor of science education at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Coauthor of the “Science 2.0” column for The Science Teacher, he is a regular blogger for Edutopia and facilitates its STEM group.
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