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Middle School Water Conservation Unit: Increasing Middle Schoolers Interest in Pursuing a Career in Environmental Engineering PROCEEDINGS

, , , , , University of North Texas, United States ; , University of Texas at Arlington, United States

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Austin, Texas, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-92-1 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

This poster explores the use of digital fabrication as a tool to train middle school students in the concepts of environmental engineering. Students are presented with a real life scenario which involves water shortages and the need to conserve and store water. Digital fabrication is presented as a tool to assist with problem solving.

Citation

Tyler-Wood, T., Curby, A., Periathiruvadi, S., Knezek, G., Christensen, R. & Dana, A. (2012). Middle School Water Conservation Unit: Increasing Middle Schoolers Interest in Pursuing a Career in Environmental Engineering. In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of SITE 2012--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 1091-1093). Austin, Texas, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved November 17, 2018 from .

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