Increasing science capital: engineering students inspiring and engaging new and future generations

Patricia Muñoz-Escalona, David Rigmand, Meg Dunn

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Abstract

A STEM partnership was built between Glasgow Caledonian University and Brediland Primary School with the aim to inspire and engage this new generation to pursue an engineering degree. Students form the MEng Mechanical System Engineering programme worked along P6 Primary School pupils in the design and manufacturing of a wind turbine prototype.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 7th Annual Conference of the UK & Ireland Engineering Education Research Network
Subtitle of host publicationExcellence in Engineering Education for the 21st Century: The Role of Engineering Education Research
PublisherUniversity of Warwick
Pages150-157
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9780993424571
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2019

Keywords

  • STEM
  • partnership
  • engineering
  • collaborative
  • primary school

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