Jess & Mildred Fisher College of 
			 Science & Mathematics


Promoting Engineering Education in Elementary Schools and Clubs — The PEEESC Program

Engineering Adventures Camps and Summer Engineering and Science (SEAS) Clubs

NEW! Engineering Adventures Camps Summer 2011

Dr. Lottero-Perdue's proposal, "Engineering Adventures: A Summer Camp Proposal for Harford Community College," was awarded by Harford Community College ($4660.00) and funded by a major technical contractor in northeastern Maryland. Dr. Lottero-Perdue will teach two camps to elementary children in the summer of 2011 using Engineering Adventures (EA) curriculum created by the Engineering is Elementary (EiE) team at the Museum of Science, Boston This is the pilot year for the EA curriculum; Dr. Lottero-Perdue and 20 other pilot year testers from across the country will provide the EiE team with important feedback about the EA curriculum.

Summer Engineering and Science (SEAS) Clubs Summers of 2008 & 2009

Dr. Lottero-Perdue has led the Summer Engineering and Science (SEAS) Club as part of the Summer Fun Club at the Havre de Grace Unit of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County. The purposes of this club were to:

  • extend the science, technology, and engineering education of elementary children;
  • examine how children respond to Engineering is Elementary (EiE; www.mos.org/eie) units of instruction, some of which will be used in Harford County Public Schools; and
  • learn how children think about science, technology and engineering prior to and after club instruction.

See more information about the 2008 and 2008 SEAS Clubs by clicking on these links:

Funding was sought to expand the SEAS Clubs to all sites of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County in 2010, but such funding was not secured.

For rmore information about the Boys & Girls Clubs, see their Website at


The PEEESC Program is directed by:
Dr. Pamela S. Lottero-Perdue
Department of Physics, Astronomy and Geosciences
Towson University
410-704-4598
plottero@towson.edu

 

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College of Science and Mathematics
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Phone: 410-704-2121
Fax: 410-704-2604
E-mail: fcsm@towson.edu



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