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Education Outreach resources

Here is a list of Education Outreach resources I’ve found helpful. This is linked to my Delicious tag list, so it is updated frequently

Outreach Career Info

2007ProfileEng.pdf (application/pdf Object)
excellent statistics about engineering by discipline, race, gender for us

nsf.gov - SE Indicators 2010 - Chapter 2. Higher Education in Science and Engineering - International SE Higher Education - US National Science Foundation (NSF)

Global engineerign competencies
lists global engineering makeup

Many Schools Teach Engineering in Early Grades - NYTimes.com
engineering for early lears

Are Schools Pushing Girls Away from Science? -- THE Journal
study says girls are disuaded by athority figures from persuing STEM careers

most-lucrative-college-degrees.html: Personal Finance News from Yahoo! Finance

Engineer Girl
Great site from the national academy of engineering on getting young women interested in engineering

TryEngineering.org
portal about engineering and engineering careers

Engineer Your Life - Homepage
Great resorce from NAE aimed at getting young women interested in Engineering


Outreach Activities

ledstrip - Google Code
RGB led strip code Xander wrote based on my code

Science - Summer Explosives Camp - University of Missouri-Rolla - New York Times

the Department of Spontaneous Combustion
flame thrower plans..- caution dangerous

Design Squad | PBS KIDS GO!
Great program on PBS that shows kid-based teams collaborating on fun engineering projects

Procrastinatus
Cool blog from a knowledgable amateur scientist. Lots of high voltage goodiesed

TeslaCoil.net: The World's Leader in Tesla Coil Technology
Builder of compact solid state tesla couils. I baught my sstc-3 from Jeff

4hv.org: Forums / Tesla Coils
Great resource for all things high volotage: tesla coils, can crushers, rail guns, etc

Hack a Day
A great resource for hackign everyday iitems

K-12 Science Education in the Yahoo! Directory
Good collection of K12 resources under Yahoo

Science Experiments For Kids - A to Z Home's Cool Homeschooling Science
Good resource pulled together for homeschoolers.. but good for everyone


Outreach Competition

Botball
Cool robotic competition

Usfirst.org - Welcome to FIRST
Advanced robotics competition

First Lego League
International LEGO robotics competition

Odyssey of the Mind -- Home Page
International creative thinking competition

Global Challenge
Competition that brings together global teams to collaborate to solve worldwide problems


Outreach Demos

4hv.org: Forums / Projects / Ring Launcher

Organic Chemistry Demonstration Experiments on Video - Chemistry Visualized
Organic Chemistry Demonstration Experiments on Video - Chemistry Visualized

Molecular Expressions Science, Optics and You - Powers Of 10 Interactive Java Tutorial

Laser discussion and modification board

Electricity Magnetism

SCIENCE HOBBYIST Amateur Science page

University of Oregon Physics Demonstration Catalog

Sam's Laser FAQ - Diode Laser Power Supplies

Coil-Gun

The Basic Transdimensional's Lifter Experiment by JL Naudin


Outreach Resources

How Design Can Get Kids On the Path to Tech Careers | Co.Design
good article on the iportance of design

Curriculum
great prototyping cap for kids

Understanding Of Science Nearly Triple Since 1988
good news on sceicne understanding

YouTube - How a quartz watch works

Special Report - The State of Computer Science Education — CIOUpdate.com
more on the increase in CS enrollment.. up 8.5 % !!!

Resources - CRA Taulbee Survey | Computing Research Association
more on the increase in CS enrollment

0809.pdf (application/pdf Object)
undergraduate CS majors are rising !

European engineering education
CAESAR stats on engineering education in europe

2007ProfileEng.pdf (application/pdf Object)
excellent statistics about engineering by discipline, race, gender for us

nsf.gov - SE Indicators 2010 - Chapter 2. Higher Education in Science and Engineering - International SE Higher Education - US National Science Foundation (NSF)


Outreach Media Coverage

Slovenska podjetja pripravljena investirati - YouTube
Video of tech foum slovenia

Znanstvenik John Cohn iz IBM: Prihaja doba pametnih sistemov | Dnevnik
more sloveinian coverage

Prihajajo super superračunalniki
slovenian article

V Portorožu je danes odprl vrata že 16. IBM Forum - Splet Novice - Connect.si
IBM Foorum Slovenia

popularna_znanost_oddaja_o_znanosti_12-06-2012_1218.mp4 (video/mp4 Object)
Me on sceince show in slovenia

Engineering Evangelist | Seven Days

“John Cohn”, Un innovador sui géneris | ElectronicosOnline.com Magazine
Nice article in Guadalajara paper about our visit there

LegacyDonorAdvisedFundApp-c98fce9cd6c1c010VgnVCM100000e82311ac____.pdf (application/pdf Object)

0809.pdf (application/pdf Object)
undergraduate CS majors are rising !

John Cohn: Where Will Your STEM Education Take You?

 


 

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  1. Andrew Seward says:

    John, it was great to re-connect with you at the BEP. I wanted to encourage you to join our New linked in group but was not sure what email you wanted to use. Once you join I’t would be great if you could post a link to this page.

    Here are a few resources you might want to include:

    Teacher2Teacher – http://www.t2tnetwork.com/
    Technology Integration in Education- http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=108447
    Watch Know – http://watchknow.org/

    I am also look forward to being able to give you feedback from the BEP event – you can see my contact details on my web site – http://www.andrewseward.com

    Thanks Andy