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					Getting Ready Now for College and Careers in
 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
        Jeff Vernooy
Director of Disability Services
Coming up tonight:
   • Engineering
     • What do Engineers do?
     • Engineering Careers
   • New! -- Katherine’s Tech Tips
   • Meet an Engineer
   • More Hints from Miss Hannah and
    Great Minds in STEMM
    YUCK!!



Today’s Tech Tip

MATH!!!
Basic Calculator
Scientific Calculator
Basic Math
Algebra
• Scientific Notebook:
 –http://www.mackichan.com
Great Minds
 in STEMM
Alexander Graham Bell
                           RESOURCES
• http://www.discoverengineering.org
Discover Engineering - Sponsored by National Engineers Week Foundation
• http://www.engineeringk12.org/
Answers many questions from how to become an engineer to what are the different
    types of engineers.
• http://www.engineering.com/
The engineer’s ultimate resource tool, includes engineering videos, library links, games
    and puzzles.
• http://www.nasa.gov/home/index.html
NASA’s homepage.
• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cM5NUe71ga0
Universal Light Show
• http://www.fatbraintoys.com/toys/toys_by_ages/teens/index.cfm
Fat Brain Toys for Teens - Website that offers various engineering type toys from
    erector sets, K’nex, puzzles etc.
Hints from Miss Hannah
 Engineer Your Essays
Step 1. Brainstorm ideas for your essay
  – Think outside the box and jot down thoughts
 Engineer Your Essays
Step 2. Evaluate your ideas and organize them
  – Try note cards that can be rearranged
 Engineer Your Essays
Step 3. Write and Test Your Drafts
 – Have others read and evaluate your first drafts
 – Don’t be afraid of constructive criticism
    Homework
    Send your answers to:
    startingwright@gmail.com by Sunday February 22
-   Name and describe one engineering specialization that was not
    mentioned during this web cast.
-   Choose one of the Resource links and describe what you
    learned/found from it.
-   Send a question for our Starting Wright Team!
      SEND US YOUR ANSWERS
Email us at StartingWright@gmail.com with your homework
                    answers by this Sunday
                     February 22, 2009
                        to receive a
              Wright State University Lanyard
        Congratulations…




               Jacob Salzl
And thank you for recruiting a new member to
               Starting Wright!!!
Upcoming Program!
   Featured STEMM Field:
               BIOLOGY
   •   What Biologists do
   •   Biology Careers
   •   Meet a Biologist
   •   Special interview about STEMM
       careers for students with disabilities
       and the National Science Foundation
      NEXT PROGRAM: Tuesday February 24
                 7:00 p.m.
         To see this program again go to:
http://www.onlineconferencingsystems.com/wsu/archives.htm



      To request a copy of this program please contact
                   startingwright@gmail.com

				
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