The benefits of designing K-12 engineering outreach model to train faculty and engineers are discussed. The models is designed to encourage middle school students to develop and increase their interest in math, science and engineering through a real world engineering problem. Students worked with middle school teachers to develop a challenge-based module that addresses one or more of the State of Illinois science goals. The involvement of the students in the project has helped them to gain and improve their skills in the areas of leadership, management and communication.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings|
|State||Published - Dec 1 2003|
|Event||2003 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Staying in Tune with Engineering Education - Nashville, TN, United States|
Duration: Jun 22 2003 → Jun 25 2003
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