2 Teacher Educator Teaching, Research & Service in the T & E of Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics Sponsor Prepare Technology & Engineering Education Teachers (Grades 6-12) & TVET Teachers
5 5 Introduction Workshop Objectives 1. Discuss the concepts of STEM Education and Integrative STEM Education. 2. List and describe 5 common methods used to solve problems, including those used in STEM. 3. List the steps the engineering design process and apply them in solving an engineering design challenge. 4. List the components of an engineering design challenge. 5. Develop an engineering Design Challenge.
6 What is STEM Education?
7 STEM Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and STEM Education are terms seen almost daily in the news. Knowing the Terms Associated with STEM is Important
8 8 STEM Education Focuses on the Components of: SCIENCE Study of the Natural World TECHNOLOGY Modifying the Natural World to Meet Human Needs and Wants These Terms Are Often Confused ENGINEERING Applying Math & Science to Create Technology MATHEMATICS Numbers, Operations, Patterns, & Relationships
9 What is Technology? Modifying the natural world to meet the needs and wants of people.
10 Technology can be used to describe a: System Fuel System; Braking System; Wireless System Device Fuel Injector; Smartphone; Computer; What is Technology?
11 What is Technology? Human Innovation In Action
12 What is Engineering? Engineering applies math and science to Create Technology
13 Engineering is a Professional Occupation What is Engineering? Engineering is about the Design & Making of: Structures Products Processes Models Devices Systems
14 How do Engineers Solve Problems in Engineering? The Engineering Design Process
15 15 What is STEM Education? STEM Education Defined STEM Education is a teaching and learning approach in which science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) are purposely integrated.
16 Why STEM Education? 1. Globalization: A STEM Workforce is Needed to Compete in a Global Economy 2. Inventions and Innovations: Most Require Use & Knowledge in STEM 3. World Problems: STEM Professionals will need to work together to solve many of the world s problem (e.g., the need for clean water and food)
17 What is STEM Education? STEM Education is Typically Not Taught as a Single Course It can be Integrated into Most Subject Areas
18 Benefit of STEM Education? Why STEM Education? It may improve student learning and motivation as it helps students clearly connects the concepts and practices of STEM together! It can help students see the BIG PICTURE!
19 STEM Education Today
20 Introduction to Problem Solving
21 21 Problem Solving Knowing How to Solve Problems is Important
22 22 Problem Solving Without Good Problem Skills This Could Happen!
23 23 Introduction There are many ways to Solve Problems: 1) Troubleshooting 2) Research and Development 3) Invention and Innovation 4) Scientific Method (Experimentation) 5) Engineering Design
24 24 Common Problem Solving Approaches
25 1. Troubleshooting 25
26 26 1. Troubleshooting Troubleshooting is a form of problem solving, often applied to repair failed products or processes.
27 27 1. Troubleshooting Often used by technicians or repairmen. It is a logical, systematic search for the source of a problem so that the product can be fixed.
28 28 2. Research & Development
29 29 2. Research & Development (R&D) Used in Business & Industry. It is work directed toward the innovation, introduction, & improvement of products and processes.
30 30 3. Invention & Innovation
31 3. Invention and Innovation Used in Business & Industry. Invention: The creation of a product or process for the first time. What has been the most important invention that has occurred in your lifetime? Personal Computer 31
32 32 3. Invention and Innovation Used in Business & Industry. Innovation: Improvements or Significant Change to existing products, processes or services.
33 Problem Solving Approaches Used in STEM Education 4. The Scientific Method 5. Engineering Design
34 34 4. Scientific Method Used in STEM Education
35 35 4. Scientific Method Science uses Scientific Inquiry to explore the natural word. Scientific Inquiry: The ways in which scientists study the natural world & propose explanations based on the evidence obtained from their work.
36 36 4. Scientific Method Science often uses the Scientific Method to study the natural world. The Scientific Method is a way to ask & answer scientific questions by making observations & doing experiments.
37 How do Scientists Answer Questions in Science? The Scientific Method
38 Scientific Method Example Observation: Plants Need Light to Grow 1. Question: Do Plants grow differently in various levels of sunlight? 2. Hypothesis: Plants will grow better (e.g., taller) when given more light.? 3. Experiment Try growing plants in various levels of sunlight (e.g., next to a window or in the shade). 4. Observe & Record: Collect Data 5. Analyze: Plants grow taller when given more lights. 6. Share Results
39 4. Scientific Method Asking Questions One Solution
40 4. Scientific Method Scientific Method Let s Try It! 1.Question: Are the colors of the candy equally distributed in a bag of M&Ms? 2.Hypothesis: The colors are not equally distributed. 3.Experiment: 5 Bags Count the Colors in Each Bag
41 4. Scientific Method 4. Observe & Record Bags/ Colors Bag #1 N = Bag #2 N = Bag #3 N = Bag #4 N = Bag #5 N = Red Yellow Brown Blue Orange Green /4 12/5 7/8 5/10 6/11 4/8 41
42 4. Scientific Method 5. Analyze: (N=5) Red = 49 Yellow = 59 Brown = 37 Blue = 52 Orange = 40 Green = Share Results: The Hypothesis is Supported The Hypothesis is Not Supported Hypothesis: The colors are not equally distributed
43 43 5. Engineering Design Used in STEM Education
44 How do Engineers Solve Problems in Engineering? The Engineering Design Process
45 5. The Engineering Design Process A Problem Solving Process Used by Engineers
46 46 5. The Engineering Design Process
47 5. The Engineering Design Process Used To Solve Problems Many Solutions Many Models IPST s 7-Step Technological Process 1. Identify the Problem, Need, or Preference. 2. Information Gathering to Develop Possible Solutions 3. Selection of the Best Possible Solution 4. Design and Making 5. Testing to See if it Works 6. Modifications and Improvement 7. Assessment National Curriculum 2551
48 5. The Engineering Design Process Used To Solve Problems 1.Identify a Challenge 2.Explore Ideas 3.Plan and Develop 4.Test and Evaluate 5.Present the Solution
49 Engineering Design Challenges
50 Engineering Design Challenge Components 1. Conditions: The setting, situation or context of the problem. What s the Situation Here?
51 Engineering Design Challenge Components 2. Challenge: A clearly written challenge or problem statement that clarifies what students are required to do. What could students be challenged to do?
52 Engineering Design Challenge Components 3. Criteria and Constraints: Criteria relate to the challenge presented and are those things that must be followed or satisfied when completing the challenge. 1. Must be able to hold 10 kilograms. 2. Must be able to float on its own without tipping. 3. Must stay afloat at least 5 min.
53 Engineering Design Challenge Components 3. Criteria and Constraints: Constraints are typically limits related to the challenge or problem that must be followed. 1. Time Activity must be completed in 15 minutes. 2. Must use only tools & materials supplied. 3. Must be no larger than 50cm square.
54 Engineering Design Challenge Components 4. Resources: The materials, tools, or equipment that is provided or can be used to help solve the problem or complete the challenge.
55 Engineering Design Challenge Components 5. Evaluation: How the solution to the problem will be assessed & evaluated.
56 Engineering Design Challenge Components Engineering Design Challenges 1. Context/Situation 2. Challenge 3. Criteria & Constraints 4. Resources 5. Evaluation Situation: The Street Has Flooded Challenge: Develop a safe way to float across it
57 Engineering Design Challenge 1. Situation: Street Flooded 2. Challenge: Develop a Method to Transport a Large Item & Keep it Dry!
58 Engineering Design Challenge Workshop Activity
59 Engineering Design Challenge Activity Purpose: To let you learn how to use the problem solving approach known as the Engineering Design Process
60 60 Engineering Design Challenge #1 1. Situation: An engineering company has developed a new panel construction method that can be used to quickly build tall houses. They need to test their idea. 2. Challenge: Build the tallest structure that has the most stories. 3. Criteria & Constraints Criteria: Must use at least 25 cards; base can be any size; must stand by itself for at least 1 min. Constraints: 15 minutes Time Limit; Cards Cannot be cut, but may be bent; Must use only resources provided, but not all resources must be used;
61 61 Engineering Design Challenge #1 4. Resources: 52 Playing Cards; 20cm x 20cm board; 10 small paperclips; 20cm tape; 5 straws; Mobile Device; 5. Evaluation: Tallest Standing Structure
62 Main Objective: To Learn How to Use the Engineering Design Process 1.Identify a Challenge 2.Explore Ideas 3.Plan and Develop 4.Test and Evaluate 5.Present the Solution Many Solutions
63 63 Begin the Challenge! 15 Minutes
64 64 Engineering Design Challenge #1
65 65 World Record The largest playing card structure Bryan Berg constructed a freestanding house of cards that measured 7.86 m (25 ft in) tall.
66 66 Reflection What did you Learn in this Design Challenge?
67 Engineering Design Lesson Objectives Challenges Students Learn How to: 1. Solve Problems Using the Engineering Design Process 2. Be Creative & Innovate 3. Work Together as a Team 4. Identify Common STEM Concepts & Practices. 5. Use Mobile Learning
68 Engineering Design Challenges 5. Use Mobile Learning
69 69 Engineering Design Challenge #1 What STEM Concepts & Practices Could Students Learn in this Engineering Design Challenge? Science: Models; Hypothesis Testing; Cause & Effect; Material properties; Empirical Evidence; Scientific Laws Technology: building systems; structures; foundations; prefabricated materials Engineering: Strength of Materials & Shapes; Structure & function; Stability; Models. Math: Measuring; Geometry; Patterns; Scale;
70 Identify the Concepts & Practices of STEM REVIEW Content Standards ITEEA Standards for Technological Literacy: Content for The Study of Technology Next Generation Science Standards Math Standards Standards Are Used to Identify Lesson Objectives 70
71 71 Engineering Design Challenge #2 - Example Paper Table
72 1. Context/Situation Paper makes up very large percentage of municipal solid waste, typically more than any other material thrown away. A group of engineers is interested in exploring how recycled newspaper can be used as a building material. In order to study and test their ideas, engineers want to build small model tables using supports (i.e., legs) made of newspaper.
73 2. Challenge This is a small group challenge. You will be divided into engineering teams of 3-4 students and given a supply of building materials. Your team s challenge in this activity is to try and build a newspaper table that is capable of holding a book. A bonus will be given to the team that holds the most weight.
74 3. Criteria & Constraints The tower must be built using only the materials provided and not all materials must be used. Your team will be given a tabletop that is 20cm x 20cm in size. The book must be able to evenly and freely sit on top of the table.
75 3. Criteria & Constraints The table must be build using at least one support (i.e., leg). The height of the table must be 20cm After completed, the table must be able to stand-up by itself and hold the weight of the book for at least oneminute. The activity must be completed in 15 minutes.
76 4. Resources Building Materials: 4 full-size pieces of newspaper 10 paper clips Tabletop 60cm of masking tape Building Tools: Ruler & Scissors Weight: Book(s)
77 5. Evaluation 10 points: Supports textbook for at least 1 minute. 9 points: Supports weight for less than 1 minute. 5 points: Table support not completed effort shown. 3 points: Very little effort shown. 2 Bonus Points: The table that holds the most weight.
78 78 Purpose of Engineering Design Challenges
79 Major Objective: To Learn How to Apply the Engineering Design Process 1. Identify a Challenge 2. Explore Ideas 3. Plan and Develop 4. Test and Evaluate 5. Present the Solution Many Solutions
80 What Students Should Learn Table Activity: Lesson Objectives 1.How to use the Engineering Design Process. 2.To Learn and Think About the Recycling of Materials. 3.To Learn to Think about the Strength of Materials. 4.To Learn how to Work Together in Teams.
81 Learning Can Be Fun!
82 Engineering Design Challenge Examples
83 Engineering Design Challenge Situation: I am going to road trip of 3 hours and I need to keep my medicine on ice. I don t have a cooler. Challenge: In small groups, develop a cooler that keeps ice cool for a minimum of 3 hours. Criteria and Constraints: Keep it Cold! Criteria: Must use free materials in class and natural materials outside. Ice must be visible after 3 hours & medicine dry. Constraints: 3 ice cubes, 15 minutes to complete activity. Resources: Ice cubes, Containers for Ice, Medicine, Packaging materials, Natural materials from outside. Evaluation: Ice visible at the end of 3 hours.
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90 Engineering Design Challenge Candy Dispenser Situation: A store owner wants to give a small amount of M&Ms free to children when they come into her store. Challenge: Develop a prototype of a candy dispenser that dispenses a few M&M s candy to children
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96 What does STEM Education Look Like in the Classroom?
97 A STEM Education Classroom The Instructor is Purposely Teaching Students that the STEM Subjects and their associated Concepts are Not Independent, But Connected. Math (Magnification) Technology (The Microscope) Science (Studying Plant Cells) Engineering (Built the Microscope)
98 A STEM Education Classroom The Instructor is Purposely Teaching Students about Practices used in STEM. Students Using the Scientific Method to Study Cell Growth The Instructor Provides Opportunities for Students to USE Both Science (e.g., the scientific method) and Engineering (e.g., engineering design process) Practices Which Practice Do You Use?
99 A STEM Education Classroom Which Practice Do You Use? Depends on the Activity? For Example Scientific Method: Test Temperatures Inside & Outside of a Greenhouse Engineering Design: Build a Greenhouse
100 A STEM Education Classroom Which Practice Do You Use? Depends on the Activity? For Example Scientific Method: Measure the Speed of Wind Engineering Design: Build an Anemometer ***** Scientific Method: Measure Power Generated by a Windmill Engineering Design: Build a Windmill
101 A STEM Education Classroom Which Practice Do You Use? Depends on the Activity? For Example Scientific Method: Analyze Bags of M&Ms: Colors, Number Per Bag, or Weight, etc. Engineering Design: Build an M&M Dispenser
102 Similarities & Differences Scientific Method vs Engineer Design Process The Scientific Method Ask a Question Do Background Research Construct a Hypothesis, Identify Variables Design Experiment & Establish Procedures Test Hypothesis by Doing an Experiment Analyze Data and Draw a Conclusion Communicate Results Close-Ended: One Solution Engineering Design Identify the Problem or Need Do Background Research Brainstorm Solutions (Consider Criteria & Constraints) Choose Best Solution Build a Model or Prototype Test, Evaluate, & Redesign as Necessary Communicate Results Open-Ended: Many Solutions
103 A STEM Education Classroom Project-Based Learning Instructors as a Facilitators STEM Concepts and Practices Being Purposely Integrated 21 st Century Skills & STEM Careers Being Promoted Student-Centered Learning
105 105 Workshop Activity Working in small groups, Develop 1-2 Engineering Design Challenges appropriate for Thai Education Students. We will Share your activities with the group.
106 106 Workshop Activity Required for Each Design Challenge: Lesson Objectives In addition to the major objective (i.e., learn how to solve a problem using the engineering design process) 1. Situation or Context 2. Challenge
107 107 Engineering Design Challenge Idea Situation: Bike For Mom Challenge: Design and Build a new bike model.
108 Engineering Design Challenge Ideas Situation: Dangerous Animal in a Cage Challenge: Develop a safe Feeder Situation: Mobile Phone Dead Challenge: Develop a battery charger Situation: Lots of Trash Challenge: Develop an attractive or innovative trash can 108
109 109 Engineering Design Challenge Ideas Situation: River Flooded Challenge: Develop a bridge out of recyclable materials that can hold a person. Situation: Raining Challenge: Develop an umbrella Situation: Earth Quake Challenge: Develop a warning system
110 Helpful Websites
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119 References ITEEA Standards for Technological Literacy: Next Generation Science Standards: Math Standards: Understanding Integrated STEM Education: Report on a National Study (ASEE, 2013). Sanders, Mark. (2009). Integrative STEM Education: Primer. The Technology Teacher, 68(4), 20-26: pdf STEM Thinking (2014): STEM Integration in K-12 Education: Free Template from 119
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