STEM from Square One: OST

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Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-Allegheny

1230 Federal Street

Pittsburgh, PA 15212

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Bring Hands-On Lessons In Engineering And Collaboration To Your Out Of School Time Program!

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Program Information From ball field to the bike trail, helmets keep us safe. But how do they Work?Through ASSET's STEM From Square One program, Northside OST educators will receive hands-on materials and professional learning in how to facilitate the Engineering is Elementary unit, "Put a Lid On It: Engineering Safety Helmets."

In this unit, grade 6-8 students will learn about how different helmets are built and how they protect the brain. working together, they will use the Engineering Design Process to design and crash test their own helmet.

  • Participating Organizations Will Receive:Hands-on learning materials from Engineering is Elementary, which can provide 6 - 10 hours of programming to learners in grades 6-8. A $600 value. Groups serving a large number of students may receive more than one kit, as supplies last.
  • One-half day (three hours) of educator professional learning to increase understanding around the engineering design process and explore strategies to foster engagement, collaboration, and creativity. Up to 3 educators per organization may attend the session. Act 48 credits available.

This program is provided at no cost, thanks to a generous grant from the Frick Fund of the Buhl Foundation.

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Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-Allegheny

1230 Federal Street

Pittsburgh, PA 15212

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