Johns Hopkins University’s annual celebration of engineers’ contributions to society begins today and runs through Friday, Feb. 23 on the Homewood campus.
SABES, which launched in 2013 to improve STEM instruction, will expand to all 124 BCPS schools.
The event is the final challenge of the four-week Engineering Innovation program, an immersive, pre-college summer experience offered through JHU’s Whiting School of Engineering.
More than 400 high school students will take part in Engineering Innovation’s Spaghetti Bridge Competition.
Clementina Okitikpi spent a recent summer morning with a pencil, a calculator, and a challenging chemistry problem: Figure out how many molecules of ammonia are in 10 kg of that substance. She was smiling, even as she wrinkled her forehead and bit her lip in concentration. “It’s a challenge, and I like to be challenged,” […]
Students from nine Baltimore City elementary schools participated in the program and the capstone event to reveal creations they dreamed up and then built to solve problems they noticed in their neighborhoods.
The annual event challenges teams of Johns Hopkins undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni, as well as students representing several area middle schools, to engineer the tallest possible towers from boxes of uncooked spaghetti and bags of marshmallows.
The WISE program aims to encourage young women to pursue education and careers in STEM through research experience in areas including chemical engineering, materials science, and computer science.
Johns Hopkins University’s Louis Whitcomb, a professor of mechanical engineering, threw down a challenge to sixth-graders at Baltimore’s Barclay Elementary/Middle School: design a claw that could allow one of his underwater robots to grab submerged objects.
ABC2 News reports on a back to school rally for students at the Barclay Elementary/Middle School. WSE’s Dean Ed Schlesinger was interviewed.