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Make Your Own Wearables. What is an engineer? Who imagined…? A)Mark Zuckerberg B)Car Mechanic C)Characters from Big Bang Theory.

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1 Make Your Own Wearables

2 What is an engineer?

3 Who imagined…? A)Mark Zuckerberg B)Car Mechanic C)Characters from Big Bang Theory

4 Realization #1: Engineers look like me and you CEO of Yahoo Mechanical engineer at Ford Astronaut MIT Formula Society of Automotive Engineers about to compete PhD Student at Oxford in Ocean robotics Astronaut Winners of MIT Robotics Competition

5 Realization #2: What an engineer actually does Using math, physics, and science to solve problems creatively.

6 Realization #3: Engineering is used everywhere Fashion, transportation, healthcare, environment, social media, energy, and many more!

7 Why is engineering a big deal? US Labor predicts 1.4 million job openings for computer-related occupations this decade STEM job growth is outpacing the rest of the economy by about 300% Average starting salary at $60K, that’s almost $15K more than the average college grad will make in their first year in the workforce. 4 4

8 Outline of the Day Goal: Discover what engineering is, how to apply it, and gain engineering skills: Skill #1: Computer Aided Design Skill #2: Machine Shop with the Laser Cutter and 3d Printer Skill #3: Computer program Skill #4: Build Electronics Circuit

9 Schedule TimeDescriptionLocation 8.30-9amCheck InMITLL Cafeteria 9-9.30amIntroductionMIT LL Cafeteria 9.30-10amMechanical Design with KatyMIT LL Cafeteria 10am-11amDesign bracelet (Group 1)MITLL Cafeteria 10am-11amTech Innovation Lab Tour (Group 2)TOIL 11am-NoonDesign bracelet (Group 2)MITLL Cafeteria 11am-NoonTechnology Innovation Lab Tour (Group 1)TOIL Noon-1pmLunch and Speaker, Mike GibsonMITLL Cafeteria 1-1.30pmIntro to Programming and CircuitsMITLL Cafeteria 1.30-3.30pmWearable Electronics labMITLL Cafeteria 3.30pm-4pmClosing Remarks, Reflection, and RaffleMITLL Cafeteria


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