RES.2-005 | Spring 2015 | High School

Girls Who Build: Make Your Own Wearables Workshop

Introduction to Engineering & its Applications


In this session, students are led through a discussion of what engineering is, how it is applied, and the skills an engineer uses. The purpose of this lecture is to combat stereotypes of engineering and to open the students’ eyes to its diverse applications. Students are also given an overview of the 1-day workshop including objectives and the schedule.

Workshop Goals

Discover what engineering is, how to apply it, and to gain engineering skills.

You can see more photographs from the workshop in the Image Gallery.


Lecture: What is an Engineer? (PDF - 1.6MB)
Facilitator Notes: What is an Engineer? (PDF)

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