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Engineering From University of Virginia VMSEEI

The World Without Engineers

The World Without Engineers

The World Without Engineers

What is Engineering?

The Engineering Design Process • • • • •

Identify the Need Define the Problem Brainstorm Ideas Conduct Research Develop Design Revise Design

Test Design

Designing Better Cars

Cleaning Up the Ocean

Plumbing for Safer Drinking Waer

Designing Space Colonies

A Musical Shirt?

Richard Helmer

Improving Developing Countries

Control a Computer with Your Mind

Listening for Cancer

Engineering Academy Schools

UAH / A&M University

• Athens, Austin, Bob Jones, Buckhorn , Decatur, Grissom, Guntersville, Lee , Sparkman


• Sumter County/Livingston, Paul W. Bryant, Hillcrest • Foley, Davidson


Engineering Academy Schools


• Gardendale, Hewitt-Trussville, Hoover , Spain Park, Shades Valley


• Dothan Center for Technology, Opelika, Brewbaker Technology Magnet


• Benjamin Russell, Tallassee, Troy-Pike Center for Technology

The Facts • We will need 1200 new engineers in Alabama each year for the next 10 years.

• There are 7 colleges of engineering in Alabama.

• http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos027.htm

The Reality • Not every student will become an engineer. However, those in the Physics class in high school are our potential. • We still need skilled workers. If you teach courses other than college prep physics, those kids need the same experiences with design challenges, team work and problem solving

• • http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/pattie_ maes_demos_the_sixth_sense.html

http://jcovinasim.wikispaces.com/Building+ Alabama