Award for Excellence in Engineering Science Education
The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and Northrup GrummanFoundation annually present one Excellence in Engineering Education Award to recognize the importance of integrating high-quality engineering instruction into science classrooms and the critical need to make students proficient in practices used by engineers in the field. Eligible applicants are public school teachers of science or technology in kindergarten through grade 12, with a minimum of three years’ teaching experience, who exhibit excellence in engineering science education. The winner receives a cash prize of $3,000; $5,000 for classroom materials and equipment; and $2,000 to attend the NSTA National Conference on Science Education.
Medieval Engineers is a sandbox game about the engineering, construction, and maintenance of architectural works and mechanical equipment using medieval technology. Players build cities, castles, and fortifications; they also construct mechanical devices and perform landscaping and underground mining.
LinkEngineering is an online community of educators interested in providing meaningful engineering experiences to preK–12 students of all abilities. The LinkEngineering website allows members to connect with one another and engineering education experts.
Extreme Redesign is an annual 3D printing challenge created by Stratasys, Inc., which invites students worldwide to design an original piece of art, jewelry, or architecture, or to improve an existing design. This year Extreme Redesign features three categories: Engineering: Secondary Education (middle/high school students); Engineering: Post-Secondary (university, college, or post-secondary students); and Art, Jewelry & Architecture (students of any grade level).