EngineerGirl October Newsletter

The latest newsletter from the NAE’s EngineerGirl program Missing images? View this email in your browser EngineerGirl October Newsletter EngineerGirl 20th Anniversary EngineerGirl launched during Engineers Week in 2001, so we’re celebrating our 20th anniversary this year! Check out our 20th Anniversary page and follow @EngineerGirlNAE and #EGAnniversary on social media to be the first to know about the fun things we have planned. The final limited-edition item will be released in the next few months, so keep an eye on our channels! Continue reading EngineerGirl October Newsletter

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Intriguing Science Experiments Launching on SpaceX’s Cargo Resupply Mission to the Space Station Experiments aboard include an investigation into protecting bone health with botanical byproducts, testing a way to monitor crew eye health, demonstrating improved dexterity of robots, exposing con… Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education (STEM) | Texas Education Agency “STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education is a method of hands-on teaching and learning where students learn to apply academic content by creatively solving real-worl… A robotic fish tail and an elegant math ratio could inform design of next-gen underwater drones: Secrets of highly efficient swimming at varying … Continue reading swimming drones

NASA EXPRESS — Your STEM Connection for Aug. 12, 2021

Launch into a new school year with STEM resources for the classroom and beyond. ‌ ‌ ‌ Blast Back to School With NASA STEM A new school year is here, and NASA STEM is ready to launch into learning! Bring NASA’s exciting missions to your students with the resources below. NASA Websites for the STEM Community Visit the links below to find the latest NASA STEM news and resources for educators, students, youth organization leaders and parents. K-12 Educators Higher Education Informal Education Are you looking for specific types of resources? Try the NASA STEM Search. Bring Upcoming Missions to … Continue reading NASA EXPRESS — Your STEM Connection for Aug. 12, 2021

IF/THEN(R) Collection Webinar Series: Increase Representation, Support Gender Equity, and Engage Girls in STEM

The NGCP works to strengthen capacity of existing girl-serving STEM projects by sharing exemplary practices, research findings, and program models. One method we use to achieve this goal is a series of free webinars in which practitioners and researchers from across the country share effective strategies in STEM. IF/THEN® Collection Webinar Series NGCP is hosting a series of webinars featuring the IF/THEN® Collection to highlight ways to use the resources to support equity, increase representation of women in STEM, and engage girls in STEM. Curious about Curiosity Camp? IF/THEN® Collection Resources to Support Girls in STEM August 18, 2021, 11:00 … Continue reading IF/THEN(R) Collection Webinar Series: Increase Representation, Support Gender Equity, and Engage Girls in STEM

Reminder: Olympic & Paralympic Engineering, Robotic Free-Shot Phenom & More

Introduce engineering with sports, student app challenges & more! August – Olympic Engineering – 2021 From a dazzling drone display (above) to discus-fetching cleanup robots and ultra-vivid 5G video enhancements, engineering triumphed at the Tokyo Olympics. So did the engineer-athletes who vied for medals. The 2020 Summer Games, delayed for a year and devoid of fans due to the COVID-19 pandemic, featured skateboarding and other new sports. Your designers will know no bounds doing this month’s activities. Watch them go for the gold! ACTIVITY: An Olympic Intro to Engineering BONUS: Explore the science and engineering of the Olympics and Paralympics … Continue reading Reminder: Olympic & Paralympic Engineering, Robotic Free-Shot Phenom & More

NASA’s Astrophoto Challenges – NOW OPEN!

Greetings families, facilitators, and friends of the Girls STEAM Ahead with NASA program! Summer is definitely here and you may be thinking of different ways to engage your kids or youth audience with some hands-on activities related to astronomy. You might be interested in the following opportunity through NASA’s Universe of Learning. Learn more with this amazing informational video by NASA’s Universe of Learning – https://youtu.be/ovgt-H3NlTQ https://mo-www.cfa.harvard.edu/OWN/astrophoto/ Youth of all ages are encouraged to join NASA’s Universe of Learning and participate in the Summer 2021 NASA’s Astrophoto Online Challenges (July 1 – August 16, 2021). Participants will capture their own … Continue reading NASA’s Astrophoto Challenges – NOW OPEN!

Global Girls Collaborative E-Newsletter – June 2021

June 23, 2021 Science, Technology, and Innovation. A project of the Global Girls Collaborative and Futuristas. International Women in Engineering Day June 23, 2021 International Women in Engineering Day is an international awareness campaign to raise the profile of women in engineering and focus attention on the amazing career opportunities available to girls in this exciting industry. It celebrates the outstanding achievements of women engineers throughout the world. Visit their website for #INWED21 Resources. Spotlight Women, STEM, and COVID-19  As we come to grips with still emerging repercussions of the pandemic, we are learning more about the impact on … Continue reading Global Girls Collaborative E-Newsletter – June 2021

You’re Invited: Virtual Science Fair, Regeneron ISEF 2021

Meet the Next Generation of Scientists and Engineers The 2021 Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) kicks off on May 16. As the Society for Science and Regeneron welcome the world’s best and brightest young scientists to showcase their research, we invite all members of the science fair community and the public to join us! This free virtual event will run from May 16-21—reserve your spot today! Register today to: See the Regeneron ISEF 2021 inspiring STEM research in the Exhibit Hall—these young scientists and engineers are competing for nearly $5 million in awards Visit our STEM Career Hall … Continue reading You’re Invited: Virtual Science Fair, Regeneron ISEF 2021

SWENext K-8 Newsletter – April 2021

SWENext K-8 Newsletter – April 2021 Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. In this Issue: April Engineering Challenge: Pixel Art Calling all SWENexters! May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Meet Vanessa Li, Asian Pacific American and Materials Science Engineer Did You Know That Teacher Appreciation Week is May 3rd-7th? Check Out These Engineering Books! What Is Software Engineering? Software Engineering Student Spotlight Continue reading SWENext K-8 Newsletter – April 2021

National Robotics Week, ASEE-endorsed virtual P-12 PD summer workshops & More!

Design a robot floor cleaner, student contests & more! Spring – Daylight Labor Savings – 2021 Loathe it or love it, the annual rite of spring cleaning has grown ever easier – thanks to engineers. The vacuum cleaner has been a particular boon, evolving from a cart-drawn British behemoth in 1901 to today’s high-tech helpers like iRobot’s Roomba (video, above) and Dyson’s intelligent vacuum. Your designers will get swept up in this month’s activities marking National Robotics Week April 3-11. Count on it! BONUS: Read a National Center for Women & Information Technology interview with engineer Helen Greiner, cofounder of … Continue reading National Robotics Week, ASEE-endorsed virtual P-12 PD summer workshops & More!

Adult Advocate’s Newsletter – March 2021

Adult Advocate’s Newsletter – March 2021 Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Adult Advocate’s Newsletter – March 2021 Welcome STEM advocates, SWE outreach practitioners, parents, school counselors, and educators to the March 2021 issue of the Adult Advocacy Newsletter. In this issue, we highlight Mining Engineering and their work surrounding the excavation of natural resources. We share the story of Dr. Chandrani Prasad Verma, and provide activities to try out with kids that get them thinking like a mining engineer. In this newsletter, we also share resources on establishing STEM careers in non-traditional pathways, a workshop on … Continue reading Adult Advocate’s Newsletter – March 2021