The MIT Edgerton Center has joined with Meadowbrook in its initiative to integrate design thinking and making into the curriculum, professional development, and school culture. In return, Meadowbrook will be a testing site for the Edgerton Center for developing K-8 curriculum and serve as a model program for future independent school collaborations.
Engineering is Elementary
How can exploring the angle of reflection help a third grader design a lighting system for a model of an Egyptian tomb? Does soil structure play a part in deciding where to build a bridge? What role will transportation engineering play in our quest for a sustainable planet? These are all questions that are explored […]
Lighting a SPARQ: Good Shepherd Episcopal School launches new learning center
An 8-year-old imagines a dinosaur, designs a sketch, and watches as a Makerbot 3D printer brings his T-Rex to life. On the other side of a frosted glass divider, a group of eighth-graders produces a fictional news broadcast with green-screen technology. No, this isn’t a science museum; it’s a glimpse of what’s possible in the […]
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Students at The Grosse Pointe Academy Become Scientists, Inventors and Innovators
Enjoy this animated introduction to The Grosse Pointe Academy’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) initiative. Watch how students used iPads and took advantage of the Innovation and Design Center to discover new ways to learn.
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