Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Engineers Week

Traditionally, National Engineers Week is the third Thursday of February, which means it is just around the corner! So let's get planning! Here are some resources to help you get started:

Discover e - Home of Engineers Week Resource Page - Simply check the box for Engineers Week and you'll be good to go!

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) - E Week toolkit. Not sure where to start? The ACSE has published a series of tips to help people get started with E Week.
 iSTEM - Idaho Science Technology Engineering and Math. This initiative offers professional development throughout the state of Idaho. Teachers have submitted hundreds of STEM lesson plans, ideas and resources which can be found here.

Science NetLinks celebrates Engineers Week with lesson plans and ideas for each grade k-12. These lessons are a great starting point. They have everything from building a better pencil box to getting started with a rocket launch.
Siemens STEM blog checks in with educators allowing them to share their ideas and plans for Engineers Week.

Engineer Girls - 50 Years of Engineering in Society. Engineer Girls is offering several contents which happen to coincide with Engineers Week. This is a great opportunity for girls to get excited about engineering and perhaps win up to $25,000.

Does your school celebrate Engineers Week? What are you planning? Share it with us!

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