Hands-On Technology Exploration introduces an engineering subject (e.g., structures, mechanisms, automation) to participants through examples that they might encounter in their everyday lives, thereby providing meaningful context and empowering participants to identify science, mathematics, and engineering principles at work

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Hands-On Technology Exploration introduces an engineering subject (e.g., structures, mechanisms, automation) to participants through examples that they might encounter in their everyday lives, thereby providing meaningful context and empowering participants to identify STEM principles at work

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Project Reporting, Feedback, Reflecting, & Revising offers participants chances to gain experience communicating technical information by describing their design solutions, fielding insight from others, critically viewing and reflecting on their decisions, and modifying their designs

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Open-Ended Design-Based Learning Projects offer a wealth of learning opportunities (e.g., synthesis, integration of concepts, cause-and-effect reasoning) and connect students to socially- and culturally-relevant engineering challenges in their world

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Exploratory Labs allow participants to experience engineering principles in a controlled manner, a crucial step in learning to solve design problems

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Interactive Discussions of the principles illustrated by the technology examples leads naturally to an in-depth exploration of the science and mathematics concepts underlying the particular engineering subject area

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