Vicki V. May holds a BS in engineering from the University of Minnesota and MS and PhD degrees in engineering from Stanford University. She is a professor at the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College and is also involved in various outreach projects that bring the challenge of engineering to middle and high school students. Vicki was named Teacher of the Year for Dartmouth and Thayer in 2012 and Professor of the Year for the State of New Hampshire in 2013.
Anyone can innovate! Kids 9 to 12 follow their own curiosity and come up with prototypes to test and revise, all while learning about the engineering design process and meeting engineers and inventors in different fields! Show your kids that learning happens everywhere by offering them a full feast of great content, links to online resources, fun illustrations, and hands-on activities they can accomplish independently! Titles include: Innovators: The Stories Behind the People Who Shaped...View
Hard cover titles in this set include: Technology: Cool Women Who Code Astronomy: Cool Women in Space Engineering: Cool Women Who Design Forensics: Cool Women Who Investigate Marine Biology: Cool Women Who Dive Aviation: Cool Women Who Fly Archaeology: Cool Women Who Dig Zoology: Cool Women Who Work With Animals Meteorology: Cool Women Who Weather Storms Architecture: Cool Women Who Design Structures Guided reading levels range from S to ZView
In Engineering: Cool Women Who Design, readers ages 9 through 12 discover how the science of engineering connects to their own lives. In addition to an in-depth study of the field, kids read about three women who are working as engineers and designing the products that make up our world. Introduces readers to real women who are making strides in the field of engineering, making career goals feel obtainable. Encourages readers to think about the...View
In 3-D Engineering: Design and Build Your Own Prototypes, young readers tackle real-life engineering problems by figuring out real-life solutions. Kids apply science and math skills to create prototypes for musical instruments, race cars, alarms, and more. Prototypes are preliminary models used by engineers and kids to evaluate ideas and to better understand how things work. Bridges, skyscrapers, helicopters, and night lights are all very useful things! But how did somebody come up with the...View