Program That Brings the Built Environment into the Classroom
The National Building Museum brings the museum’s educators into classrooms around the nation through livestreamed programs. For example, the Why Engineering? program, designed for students in grades 4–9, investigates the role of engineers who work to make buildings stronger and safer. Students explore engineering and the ways engineers affect the places people live, work, and play. Students hear engineers describe their design process and explain the engineering principles behind projects they have completed in Washington, DC. Through interactive elements, students learn about the importance of creative problem solving and careers in engineering.
eCYBERMISSION, an Army Educational Outreach Program, is a free web-based STEM competition for students in grades 6–9. The program is committed to answering the nation’s need for increased national STEM literacy and to expanding STEM education opportunities across the country. eCYBERMISSION is looking for educators, community leaders, parents, and professionals interested in STEM to create teams of students. Complete your teams’ registration by November 21 and your students will receive a freeSTEM Kit. Visit eCYBERMISSION.com to register today.
Samsung Solve for Tomorrow challenges students in grades 6–12 to show how STEM can be applied to help improve their local communities. Spark a passion for STEM subjects, build critical thinking and leadership skills, and earn recognition for your school. Plus, you have a chance to win a share of $2 million in Samsung technology to empower students to build a better tomorrow. Applying is simple:
STEP 1: Register to create your account. STEP 2: Start your application and identify your STEM idea. STEP 3: Submit your application by October 30, 2018.