iSTEM Engineering Resources

Round 8 (EETT) Competitive Grant

 
Engineering Resources

http://thinkfinity.org- Verizon Thinkfinity offers comprehensive teaching and learning resources created by our content partners – the most respected organizations in each academic subject and literacy. The easy-to-navigate K-12 resources are grade-specific and are aligned with state standards.


http://www.futurecity.org -  Welcome to Future City, a national competition you'll find as fulfilling as it is fun for your students. Now in its 18th year, the National Engineers Week Future City Competition is a program developed for seventh and eighth grade students to help them discover and foster interests in math, science and engineering.


http://www.discoverengineering.org/ - Informative new engineering web site designed for students in grades 6-9.  Answers many of the questions students have about a potential career in engineering.


http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/ - NASA Quest Challenges are FREE Web-based, interactive explorations designed to engage students in authentic scientific and engineering processes. The solutions relate to issues encountered daily by NASA personnel.


http://www.engineeringsights.org/  - Planning a trip?  Engineering Insights will help you find sites that help tell the story of engineering.


http://www.engineergirl.org/ - The purpose of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) is to promote technological welfare of the nation by marshaling the knowledge and insights of eminent members of the engineering profession.


http://egfi-k12.org/ - This site lets you explore the different engineering fields, learn how to get and pay for an engineering education, and have fun with interactive engineering games and resources.  Let it be your first step in your exciting journey to become an engineer!


http://www.TryEngineering.org - Designed to be a resource for students and their parents, teachers and school counselors, this site is a portal to information about engineering and engineering careers. Teachers will find a section of lesson plans that align with education standards and apply engineering principles in the classroom. Students can ask questions of practicing engineers and undergraduate students.


http://www.asme.org/Education/PreCollege/TeacherResources/Integrated_Design_Activity.cfm - Founded in 1880 as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, today's ASME promotes the art, science & practice of mechanical & multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences around the globe.


http://www.sallyridescience.com/toychallenge - TOYchallenge is a national toy design challenge for 5th-8th graders. As girls and boys create a toy or game, they experience engineering as a fun, creative, collaborative process, relevant to everyday life.


http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos027.htm - Engineers apply the principles of science and mathematics to develop economical solutions to technical problems. Their work is the link between scientific discoveries and the commercial applications that meet societal and consumer needs.  Find statistics and other information about ngineering careers from the Bureau of Labor statistics.

  1. Teachers, the sites below have been reviewed and annotated. Nevertheless, you should always preview any website before sending your student to do research.

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