Designing the World Birding Center Tower

High school students tackled a fun and intricate project, designing the World Birding Center Tower in a series of rounded platform sections. “We were going for the way birds might lay their nests,” said Javier Sanchez, a senior in Michelle Honl’s architecture design...

Fourth Graders are Designing a City Park

Forth graders are designing a city park, as a project based learning outgrowth of a meeting with their city mayor to learn more about government. At Eastside Elementary, fourth grade students meet with the mayor each year to learn about city government.  This year,...

Students Design Real Tools for Soldiers

Fourth graders have responded to a challenge using STEM technology and their knowledge of adaptive skills, and now students design real tools for soldiers. Enhancing the soldiers’ working environment was the objective, and the students were to design a product...

Middle School Engineers Design Playgrounds

As part of Project Lead the Way: Gateway to Engineering, middle school engineers design playgrounds and mini golf courses in Deborah Gaff’s seventh grade student at Greensburg Junior High School. Students take Project Lead the Way classes in a nine week rotation.  It...