March 2017 
Full Court STEM
basketball heading for net in spotlights
Ah, the Ides of March Madness, when the annual NCAA Division 1 basketball tournament tips off and millions of college hoops fans go crazy watching Cinderella teams triumph over top-seeded juggernauts. Your biomedical and materials engineers will jump at this month's shot to design their own athletic footwear. See who nails those three pointers with style!
sneaker with xray leg

Upper elementary/early middle school students follow the engineering design process to brainstorm and build prototype athletic shoes that meet such requirements as good traction or deep cushioning
(Includes link to high school version.)

Ball Bounce Experiment (Grades 3-5)
How High Can You Fly? (Grades 3-8)
Robot Basketball (Grades 5-12)
Fancy Feet  (Grades 6-8)  
Free Shot Physics (grades 6-8)  

Rose-Hulman women_s basketball 2017 NCAA postseason

Think engineering means crunching equations 24/7? Meet the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's women's basketball team, which just made the NCAA playoffs for the first time in the school's history. All 13 players are engineering majors... And they're not alone!

Flipside Science
Developed by teachers and the California Academy of Science, this youth-produced educational video series tackles complex environmental engineering topics and empowers middle school students to make a difference.  

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Summer Learning for STEM Teachers. --   eGFI's list of university research experiences, workshops, and other opportunities. Application deadlines vary. Learn more.
American Statistical Association Poster Contest. -- K-12 students can win up to $300 in this annual data-display competition. Apply by April 1. Learn more. 

Young Scientist Challenge. -- Students in grades 5-8 create short videos describing a solution to an everyday problem. Top prize is $25,000. Apply by April 19. Learn more. 

STEM Voice Video Contest. -- Students in grades 5 to 12 create short videos about the importance of STEM and can win up to $700, Submissions due May 22. Learn more.
ASEE PreK-12 Workshop: Call for Proposals. -- Have a great lesson or strategy for integrating engineering in your classes? Share them with teachers this June! Learn more.
Save the Date: June 24. Join teachers and guidance counselors in Columbus, Ohio, this summer for ASEE's annual PreK-12 Engineering Workshop. Learn more. 
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