Teaching Engineering Made Easy 2: Another Friendly Introduction to Engineering Activities for Middle School Teachers (2nd Edition)

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by Celeste Baine, Cathi Cox and Elizabeth Parry
Pub Date: 04/2013
8.5″ x 11″ - Lay-flat binding for easy photocopying.
Features engineering activities for Engineering Principles, Biomedical and Electrical Engineering!
Book Description: Teaching Engineering Made Easy 2 gives classroom teachers a unique, easy and dynamic way to enhance any engineering lessons and meet curriculum standards and competencies. You’ll find lessons and activities that actively engage students in learning about engineering and our technological world while applying creativity and innovation to complete the projects.
Developed to help middle and high school teachers teach engineering, this easy and exciting, time and work saving book can be used in the classroom, an informal science environment, to enhance an event or competition, at an engineering camp or any other educational setting. Each section offers detailed lessons with reproducible student activity sheets.

Each lesson includes:

  • Background information
  • Standards compliance
  • A list of materials needed to complete the activity
  • An easy-to-follow procedure for presenting the lesson
  • Teacher Notes
  • Student Sheets
  • Safety Notes
This book is organized into 3 sections:
1. Career Content
2. Engineering activities
a. Team building activities
b. Engineering Principles Activities
c. Biomedical Engineering Activities
d. Electrical Engineering Activities
3. Engineering Crossword and Word Search Puzzles
Filled with innovative tools, dynamic activities and practical lesson plans, Teaching Engineering Made Easy 2 continues where Volume One left off, with all new activities that will supercharge the teaching of engineering principles, biomedical and electrical engineering. Students will find that engineering is not something to be afraid of but a realistic way to solve the problems of everyday life.
Find classroom materials kits for the Biomedical and Electrical Engineering Activiites within Volume Two.

About the Authors

Celeste Baine is a biomedical engineer, director of the Engineering Education Service Center and the award-winning author of over twenty books and booklets on engineering careers and education. She won the Norm Augustine Award from the National Academy of Engineering (The Norm Augustine award is given to an engineer who has demonstrated the capacity for communicating the excitement and wonder of engineering); the American Society for Engineering Education’s Engineering Dean Council’s Award for the Promotion of Engineering Education and Careers; and is listed on the National Engineers Week website as one of 50 engineers you should meet. The National Academy of Engineering has included Celeste in their Gallery of Women Engineers and she has been named one of the Nifty-Fifty individuals who have made a major impact on the field of engineering by the USA Science and Engineering Festival.

Cathi Cox-Boniol, currently ACHIEVE Coordinator for Lincoln Parish Schools, left a 17 year career at Choudrant High School in 1998 to become the Site Coordinator for Louisiana Tech University’s Project LIFE.  While at Louisiana Tech, she moved into the Program Coordinator position for CATALyST, the university’s Center for Applied Teaching and Learning to Yield Scientific Thinking. Now forging community based partnerships through Lincoln ACHIEVE, Cox-Boniol has initiated both the STEM Satellite and STEM Seed magnet programs as well as a creative writing emphasis in partnership with Louisiana Tech and Grambling State Universities.  Beginning in the fall of 2010 she also assumed the role of Director for New Tech @ Ruston, a 21st Century teaching and learning program. An instructor of online learning for PBS, her pursuit of educational excellence for all students has garnered Cox-Boniol numerous awards and honors.

Elizabeth Parry is a consultant in K-12 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Curriculum and Professional Development and the director of K-16 STEM Partnership Development at the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University.  For the past fifteen years, she has worked extensively with students from kindergarten to graduate school, parents and pre-service and in service teachers to both educate and excite them about engineering.  She is an active member in the American Society for Engineering Education and currently serves as the chair-elect of the K-12 division.  She has written numerous papers and speaks frequently to groups on STEM issues and the inclusion of engineering in K-12 education.

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