Getting Started with Novel Engineering
This introductory workshop introduces the basic principles of Novel Engineering and lead participants through a short introductory activity. Video showing students engaged in Novel Engineering in the classroom are included as part of this workshop.
Intro to Engineering and Student Engineering
This workshop focuses on engineering as a discipline and supporting students in the classroom. Video of young students engaging in engineering practices and discussing the ideas behind their designs are included.
Supporting Productive Engineering Design
This workshop is for people who have previously attended a Novel Engineering workshop. Structures to support students as they engineer and strategies for developing classroom culture that can enhance students’ experiences are discussed. There is time for attendees to share what they have done.
Supporting Librarians and Informal Educators
Libraries and informal education spaces are rapidly changing and becoming a place to do more sophisticated engineering work. This workshop focuses on how to creatively engage in Novel Engineering within non-conventional spaces.
Novel Engineering Discussion: How Have You…
Book Workshops featured an engineering project based on a specific book. Participants discussed strategies for implementation in an educational setting. Workshops included:
Three Little Javelinas
The Mouse and the Motorcycle
Humphrey the Lost Whale
Harvesting Hope: The Story of Caesar Chavez