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STEP Program

Participants: Massachusetts middle and high school science teachers Program Objectives:

  • To increase content knowledge of both materials science and engineering and the engineering design process
  • To provide teachers with opportunities to explore the properties of a range of materials design engineering
  • To develop modules for the classroom that address Massachusetts learning standards

Program Features:

  • 1 intensive week: July 21-25, 2008
  • $300 stipend paid to participants
  • MIT faculty give presentations on physics, chemistry, and engineering
  • Participants design and build a simple motor; create classroom modules on engineering design.
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