Presentation on theme: "SAC and STEM K-12 Outreach L. Jane Hansen January 2013."— Presentation transcript:
SAC and STEM K-12 Outreach L. Jane Hansen January 2013
SAC Overview More student membership then before – only growing category which is good for the future of the Institute No new Student Branch Charters for Board Review in January 2013 Student Conferences for 2013 are set for most regions Design competitions are being moved forward in terms of timing so that they can be better utilized by professors as class work 2
2013 International Student Conference Winners Undergraduate Paper: Reducing Shock Interactions in a Single Stage High Pressure Turbine via 3D Aerodynamic Shaping Author: Braden J. Hancock (Brigham Young University) Region VI Undergraduate Team Paper: Thrust Augmentation of a Solid Rocker Motor by Means of Inert Gas Injection Team led by Steven A. Leverette and including William L. Murray; Sarah W. Hester (University of Southern California) Region VI Graduate Team Paper: Fabrication and Characterization of Small-scale Pneumatic Artificial Muscles for a Bio-Inspired Robotic Hand Author: Erica G. Hocking (University of Maryland) Region I-MA Community Outreach Presentation: Hybrid Rocket Demonstrator and Lesson Plan for STEM Outreach in Grades K-12 Author: Victor Lopez (US Air Force Academy) Region V 3
STEM K-12 Outreach Engineers as Educators IDC funding is coming to an end Workshops were held at this conference Train the trainer workshops are now the focus Educator Academy has rolled out – excellent program Education, in general, is being integrated into the new event model 4
2013 Educator Achievement Award Winners Lanena Berry Houston Independent School District, Houston, Texas Elizabeth Dabrowski Magnificant High School, Cleveland, Ohio Lisa Damian-Marvin Camden Hills Regional High School, Rockport, Maine Joan Labay-Marquez Curington Elementary School, Boerne, Texas Sean McCullough Anderson Districts I & II Career and Technology Center, Anderson, S.C. Deborah Swan Windsor Hills Math, Science, Aerospace Magnet School, Los Angeles, Calif. James Weber Timberland High School, Wentzville, Mo.