Orthopaedics Engineering For Kids And Teens

Dr Jenni Buckley and Dr Amy Trauth-Nare from the University of Delaware talk about Orthopaedics in Action OIA their curriculum in biomechanics and engineering design for middle school and high school students They used their respective expertise in mechanical engineering and K-12 education to create the hands-on OIA lessons which originated from an initiative to attract more women into orthopaedics as engineers and doctors Hear them discuss the curriculum the benefits of lessons rooted in biology educational partnerships and lessons in toy design among other topics Related to this episode The Professional Development Center for Educators at the University of Delaware http www pdce udel edu Orthopaedics in Action OIA curriculum http perryinitiative org orthoinaction Perry Initiative www perryinitiative org Sawbones www sawbones com Find Your Center article in The Science Teacher http digital nsta org display article php id 2554119 view 327538 Project Lead The Way PLTW at The University of Delaware http www cehd udel edu pltw MIT Toy Design open course materials http web mit edu 2 00b www Engineering is Elementary curriculum http www eie org TeachEngineering https www teachengineering org Change The Equation http changetheequation org Grand Challenges from the National Academy of Engineering http www engineeringchallenges org Lab Out Loud podcast from the National Science Teachers Association http www nsta org publications laboutloud aspx The Way Things Work book by David McCauley http hmhbooks com davidmacaulay Twitter handle for Dr Amy Trauth-Nare amy nare Twitter handle for The Perry Initiative PerryInitiative Our closing music is from Late for School by Bleeptor used under Creative Commons Attribution Licenses https creativecommons org licenses by 4 0 Subscribe and find more podcast information at http www k12engineering net The K12 Engineering Education Podcast is a production of Pios Labs http www pioslabs com Check out Engineer s Guide to Improv and Art Games by Pius Wong on Amazon in print or for Kindle https www amazon com dp 1520634900 It is also available as an ebook on Smashwords https www smashwords com books view 704613 Limited time 20 off promo code EH22M Click here to visit this podcast episode