Engage in the Future: Engineering Workshop

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.

Beaver County, PA Session

Includes a tour of the nationally recognized School of Aviation Sciences
at Community College of Beaver County (CCBC)

October 21-22, 2019
8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Community College of Beaver County
1 Campus Drive
Monaca, PA 15061

Early Bird discount ends October 11, 2019!

Special Offers & Resources

  • Attendees will be automatically entered into a raffle to win AWIM kits donated by SAE.
  • Attendees will receive a 10% discount on AWIM kit orders placed during or within 30 days of the event.
  • Save an additional 25% on AWIM kits when you engage a volunteer to help you administer the curriculum
  • For educators who engage a volunteer, this discount can be combined with the above 10% special offer for a total discount of 35% applied to orders.
  • Resources to secure funding
  • Sample grant application questions and answers

Day 1 — Foundation

Discuss what it means to teach engineering intentionally at all grade levels & make connections using a cross-curricular learning approach.

Day 2 — Breakout Groups

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

Questions? Contact info@assetinc.org or call 412-481-7320