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Drew 7th-graders design, 3-D print, test bio-inspired foundations

3-D printed models of the deep-pile foundations seventh-graders from Atlanta’s Drew Charter School designed as part of a STEM outreach program through the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the NSF-funded Center for Bio-Mediated and Bio-Inspired Geotechnics. (Photo: Jess Hunt-Ralston)

Two months of engineering lessons culminated in this: a 3-D printed plastic model buried in a bucket of sand.

Monday, March 12, 2018

Tien wins award for helping bring engineering concepts to middle school science lessons

Iris Tien, left, with Gwinnett County middle school teacher Kathylee McElroy and Jamila Cola after Tien and McElroy won awards for their collaboration on engineering lesson plans for McElroy's science classes. They've been working together for two years through a program made possible by the National Science Foundation Partnerships for Research, Innovation, and Multi-Scale Engineering. Cola is the director of that program. (Photo Courtesy: Iris Tien)

Georgia Tech’s K-12 outreach program has recognized Assistant Professor Iris Tien for her work helping some Atlanta-area middle school students learn about engineering.

Monday, August 29, 2016

Scott, Johansen give Atlanta-area teachers concrete ways to make science, engineering exciting for their students

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering associate professor David Scott spent two Fridays this month taking groups of elementary teachers through the School’s Structural Engineering and Materials Lab and showing them how math and science play an important role in the world.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
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