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How do we choose our learning adventure topics?

Team Through My Window chooses engineering topic for learning adventures that are modern, cutting-edge engineering concepts, relevant to children and young teens and appealing to a broad spectrum of learners; best illustrate engineering as serving humanity and solving global challenges, consistent with the National Academy of Engineering's (NAE) "Grand Challenges for Engineering"; and align with required curriculum frameworks and standards such as Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and Engineering Habits of Mind.  Finally, we choose topics with natural ties to Imaginative Education – that is, topics with elements of mystery, limits and extremes of reality (ethical catastrophes, bioengineering superheroes, computers as smart as brains), binary opposites, and heroes and heroines.

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Nos. 1223868 and 1223460.  Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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