2019 video: Welcome to Designing our Tomorrow -- Mobilizing the next generation of engineers

Date: 
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Resource Type:
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: 
Ethnic/Racial
Hispanic/Latinx Communities
Women and Girls
English Language Learners
Organization:
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Description: 

This video captures the energy and potetial of the Designing our Tomorrow project. It is intended to complement presentations and posters about Designing our Tomorrow.

The Designing Our Tomorrow 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. Designing our Tomorrow 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
Funding Amount: 
$1,196,714

Team Members

Marcie BenneMarcie BennePrincipal Investigator
Verónika NúñezVerónika NúñezCo-Principal Investigator

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