2019 AISL PI Meeting Poster: Designing Our Tomorrow - Mobilizing the next generation of engineers

Date: 
Monday, February 11, 2019
Resource Type:
Conference Proceedings | Reference Materials
Environment Type: 
Public Programs, Making and Tinkering Programs, Exhibitions, Museum and Science Center Exhibits
Audience: 
Elementary School Children (6-10) | Middle School Children (11-13) | Youth/Teen (up to 17) | Families | Parents/Caregivers | Museum/ISE Professionals | Learning Researchers
Discipline: 
Engineering
Access and Inclusion: 
Women and Girls
Organization:
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Description: 

This poster shows an overview of the The Designing Our Tomorrow (DOT) project. The project aims to develop a framework for creating exhibit-based engineering design challenges and expand an existing model of facilitation for use in engineering exhibits. DOT seeks to broaden participation in engineering and build capacity within the informal science education (ISE) field while raising public awareness of the importance of sustainable engineering design practices.

Funder(s): 
NSF
Funding Program: 
AISL
Award Number: 
1811617

Team Members

Marcie BenneMarcie BennePrincipal Investigator
Verónika NúñezVerónika NúñezCo-Principal Investigator

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