Engineering for Kids Makes a Difference

by Michael Abrams, ASME.org  - 

Dori Roberts had been teaching engineering in high school for eleven years when she started an after-school club for kids interested in engineering competitions. The students that attended were thrilled with the program, with the chance to build their own technology. Word soon began to spread that the club was serious fun.

“It was fantastic because I had kids that would find out about the club though friends. I would get kids who otherwise had no idea what engineering was,” says Roberts. “It was a great opportunity for me to reach kids in my high school that would otherwise not have taken my classes.” That’s how Roberts began her mission of bringing engineering to kids of all kinds.  Read the entire article here.

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