• Rockin' Music Box
    As Beethoven once said, “Music can change the world.” In this unit, student design teams use the Engineering Design Process to design a musical instrument that can play Hot Cross Buns. This instrument and its associated design are made with the intent of providing access to music for underprivileged children in diverse areas of the world. Students investigate sound energy, vibrations and ways in which the pitch of an instrument can be changed. Drawing from this gained knowledge, teams choose...

  • Nationally Recognized Teacher Training in STEM Education

    Are you a PK-12 educator seeking sustained professional development in high-quality STEM Education?  Our nationally recognized professional development model has been developed to support the evolution of your classroom offering with a focus on high-quality problem based learning experiences rooted in career connections, 21st century skills and collaboration.  Our Educator Fellows have unique transformational experiences including building long-term relationships with local STEM Industry professionals and university professors through our collaborative 15-session model. As a result, our educators become members of a community of teacher-learners who share a common ambition to provide their students with rigorous and relevant classroom experiences that engage students’ minds and ignite their imaginations. Past participants report increased student engagement; student-led experiences; student-explored career connections; authentic learning experiences; ability to create and implement differentiated instruction and assessments; as well as increased knowledge pertaining to STEM Education.  If this sounds like an experience you are looking for, consider applying for the 2016-2017 STEM Fellows season professional learning community this fall!

    Click HERE for the 2016-2017 Printable STEM Fellow Application Packet

    Please note: Applications will be accepted from August 15, 2016 – September 19, 2016.

    Fellow meetings are held on a rotating basis Wednesday evenings from... Learn More