Join ASSET STEM Education and SAE International for an in-depth professional learning program to bring STEM education to life. During this two-day workshop, educators in Pre-K through grade 8 will discuss ways to integrate engineering design and inquiry-based teaching into the classroom and preview hands-on activities from SAE International’s A World in Motion® (AWIM) program.
Universal Technical Institute
Includes facility tour of Universal Technical Institute’s
Community College of Beaver County
Includes tour of the Aviation Science Center in Beaver
Other Locations: Sessions in Edinboro in November and Pittsburgh in December to be announced soon
Pre-K through Grade 1
Students explore the effects of changing ramp height and vehicle weight to answer questions based specific performance criteria.
Core Concepts: Gravity, energy, friction, momentum, mass, velocity, and acceleration
Literature Piece: The Three Little Pigs Sledding Adventure explores how different sled materials affects three pigs’ ability to outfox the Big Bad Wolf.
Students build, test and modify a non-electronic pinball machine that meets specific performance criteria.
Core Concepts: Gravity, potential and kinetic energy, and inclined planes
Literature Piece: Malarkey and the Big Trap introduces students to the design process as a lazy cat attempts to catch a mouse.
Students build, test and modify gravity-powered cars based on specific performance criteria.
Core Concepts: Potential and kinetic energy, friction, inertia, momentum, diameter, circumference, measurement, and graphing
Students build, test and modify gliders based on specific performance criteria, basing their decisions on consumer demand.
Core Concepts: Force and motion and the effects of weight and lift
Students model the movement of information through the internet, securing data and systems, and develop marketing materials that meet specific criteria.
Core Concepts: The Internet, nodes and packets, TCP/IP, cybersecurity, encryption, decryption and keys
Early Bird Discount: Register by 8/31 for 20% off
Group Discounts: Register 5 educators for $1,500
Save an additional 25% on AWIM kits when you engage a volunteer to help you administer the curriculum: www.bit.ly/FindVolunteers25
For educators who engage a volunteer prior to the workshop, this discount can be combined with above 10% special offer for a total discount of 35% applied to orders placed onsite or by September 30, 2019.
Resources to secure funding: www.bit.ly/AWIMfundingresources
Sample grant application questions and answers: www.bit.ly/AWIMgrantQA
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