Collaborators:The University of Texas at Tyler University Academy
Texas STEM Coalition (T-STEM)
International Council of Associations for Science Education (ICASE)
Large Intended Impact Area:Nation
The COVID-19 Student Engineering Design Challenge provides students of all ages (primary, secondary and higher education) with a platform to identify and design solutions to challenges and worldwide problems related to the pandemic. Students are encouraged to identify areas of need, brainstorm and design solutions, and communicate their ideas to their classmates, families, and community members via online environments or following physical distancing guidelines established by their teachers and/or schools.
ABOUT THE PROJECT
The University of Texas at Tyler University Academy is a system of K-12 STEM Lab Schools located on 3 separate campuses in East Texas (USA). Our students are participating in a COVID-19 Engineering Design Challenge, in collaboration with the Texas STEM Coalition (T-STEM) and the International Council of Associations for Science Education (ICASE). We invite you and your students to join us. The Challenge is open to K-12 students as well as university students.