Packing six 23-Kilo bags of materials … and a toothbrush

Time: Fri: 17:45 CEST

Speakert: Ed Moriarty, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Alter der Teilnehmer: beliebig

Kurzbeschreibung: Ed has been with the Edgerton Center since 2000. He is involved in the high school levels of MIT K–12 outreach program, where he has focused on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) outreach, initiating programs and partnerships from Florida to Alaska that inspire in young students a love for engineering. He is supporting Hands-on, authentic science & engineering experiences around the world,

Always willing to follow students’ lead and to let them discover their own voice, Moriarty offers the intellectual and emotional support that enables students of all ages to learn to engineer by doing. Ed also works with closely with student clubs and teams.

Together with a scientist from the Jet Propulsion Labs (JPL), Pasadena, California, Ed will talk about his approach and experiences with students all over the world.

Also presenting in this talk will the MIT Solar Electric Vehicle team (SEVT) – a student group under the MIT Edgerton Center. Every two years they design and manufacture a solar powered vehicle that competes in prestigious national and international competitions.

Another example given in this talk will be from the marine team.

Benötigte Vorkenntnisse: Englischkenntnisse

Verschiedenes: Vortrag in englischer Sprache