Youth participating in the MN 4-H Engineering Design Challenge

Growing Life Skills and an Engineering Mindset

March 8, 2024

The MN 4-H Engineering Design challenge is growing life skills and an engineering mindset. 

April 2, 2024 Conversation with Christine Cunningham about Youth Engineering Solutions

February 21, 2024

Register now to join this virtual workshop on April 2 to learn how authentic engineering experiences motivate and engage youth in developing an engineering mindset.

A child and two adults build a tower of blocks together.

Family-Focused Engineering: Harnessing Early Childhood Potential

August 14, 2023

TERC and the University of Notre Dame will share ready-to-use activities and resources in multiple languages (Spanish, English, and Arabic), and more!

LEGO building blocks.

Discovering Engineering with Young Children

August 14, 2023

Discover engineering with preschool age children and meet Dr. Amy Napoli from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her work focuses on supporting parents and childcare providers in developing high-quality learning environments for young children.

Equity-Oriented Engineering Learning

Equity-oriented Engineering

July 21, 2023

Discussion of equity-oriented engineering experiences and how you can incorporate this focus into your own work.

Child wearing a helmet and riding a bicycle.

Biomimicry – Nature-inspired Engineering

May 17, 2023

Biomimicry is the science of seeing nature as a model that inspires ideas to solve human problems.

Wee Engineer – Capturing Preschool Curiosity

January 20, 2023

Wee Engineer gets the wheels of critical thinking off to an early start by bringing engineering to preschoolers.

Informal Learning: Are the struggles worth it?

September 14, 2022

You can help learners persist through failure by learning to use “Yet” thinking

Click2Engineering web site

Unboxing Click2Engineering

July 25, 2022

Discover professional learning resources to help afterschool and other out-of-school-time educators learn more about engineering and to lead great engineering activities with youth.