The following links and resources are available to educators and parents. Many of these are links to other organizations and we cannot guarantee their continued viability.
Engineering Lesson Plans and resources:
NEA grant site – Finding funding to develop top-notch instruction can be challenging.
Ed.gov STEM grant site – US Government STEM grants
ING Unsung Heroes – The ING Unsung Heroes program annually provides grants to K-12 educators utilizing new teaching methods and techniques that improve learning.
Clean Tech Competition – The Clean Tech Competition is a unique, worldwide research and design challenge for pre-college youth. The program encourages scientific understanding of real-world issues and the integration of environmentally responsible energy sources.
Lowes Toolbox for Education – supports requests that have a permanent impact such as facility enhancement (both indoor and outdoor) as well as landscaping/clean up type projects.
LiveSlide – Creates a classroom experience so immersive, that it is more interesting to pay attention than to daydream.
Try Engineering – 29 games kids can play to try engineering
60 Apps for teaching STEM/STEAM – Using a tablet to explore STEAM concepts is a natural pairing—as kids drag, draw and create they learn more about technology and the world around them.
Requests for tours of facilities of the College of Engineering: