EEE: Engaging Engineering Experts

Date: 
Monday, September 26, 2016 to Sunday, March 1, 2020
Resource Type:
Project Descriptions
Environment Type: 
Public Programs, Museum and Science Center Programs, Library Programs
Audience: 
Families | Museum/ISE Professionals | Scientists
Discipline: 
Engineering
Organization:
Northwestern University, Chicago Children's Museum, Evanston Public Library, Loyola University Chicago
Description: 

The EEE project focused on creating approaches for engineering experts to incorporate objects and oral narratives into family STEM programs. The engineering experts included tinkerers, mechanical, nuclear and costume engineers, with varying levels of experience and backgrounds. These experts work with the research team, Museum and Library, to create a workshop or program where children and their families can create a novel project following engineering concepts.

 

 

Funder(s): 
IMLS
Funding Program: 
STEMeX
Award Number: 
MG-77-16-0118-16
Funding Amount: 
$717,816.00

Team Members

David UttalDavid UttalCo-Principal Investigator
Tsivia CohenTsivia CohenContributor
Kim KoinContributor
Jan BodjaJan BodjaContributor
Laura AntolinLaura AntolinContributor
Graciela SolisGraciela SolisContributor

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