2017.3.7 – lots of good ideas, partners, family k-5, educators get in free, 12-15 tables hands-on, treasure hunt in Root galley – machines, passport – questions > sign-off, take-home with links to resources, 12 staff/volunteers – moas ed, ge volunteers. ? erau, daytona state, high schools
Q: date, engineering design process, support, costs
activities – igew, quilt
handout / passport – simple machines, engineering design process
tinker – small appliances, electronic to disassemble, safety googles * http://savethesounds.info/ sounds to go with
blocks – multiple sets
rockets – auditorium
roller coaster

Community Engineering Day

  • Engineering = Applied Arts & Science
  • Engineering = Arts + Science, Technology, Math
  • Engineering @ MOAS
  • celebrate the big E in STEM
  • awareness – engineering everywhere, benefiting humanity
  • “What problem do you want to solve?”
  • friend-raising for MOAS – kids, parents, teachers * kids summer program

themes

  • Grand Challenges for Engineering in the 21st Century * hands-on activities related to each
  • The Tech Awards – honors innovators from around the world who are applying technology to benefit humanity. The technology used can be either a new invention or an innovative use of an existing technology. * Environment * Education * Young Innovator * Health * Economic Development
  • Simple Machines –
  • there’s an app for that…
  • The Way Things Work

partners

  • local engineering business – VMA, NASA
  • education – ERAU, LEGO League, FIRST Robotics / Spruce Creek HS, Aviation program at Atlantic
  • MOAS newsletter, News-Journal, schools

hands-on activity stations – passport, stamp/stickers, take-home lunch bag

  • simple machines
  • spatial visualization
  • treasure hunt – locate items in galleries, QR codes with engineering explanations
  • apps

online resources

  • kids
  • parents
  • educators

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