TheJames Dyson Foundation has created 44 freeengineering and science activities for children to try out while at home during the coronavirus pandemic. The activities range from making a balloon-powered car to building a bridge from spaghetti. Downloadable Challenge Cards present the 22 science tasks and 22 engineering activities, which children can complete using common household items, such as eggs, string, and balloons. A related playlist of videos is posted on YouTube.
On February 20, 2020, DiscoverE’sGirl Day, thousands of people—engineers, educators, and others—will act as role models, facilitate engineering activities, and educate girls about how engineers change the world. Key findings from DiscoverE’s reportDespite the Odds found that this simple formula helps girls develop an interest in engineering, builds confidence in their problem-solving skills, and creates a STEM identity.
We Share Solar empowers students to be global changemakers. By combining solar energy and engineering education with real-world applicability, trained teachers cultivate students’ interests in STEM subjects and inspire them to meet an immediate need in the developing world.