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Perrin, Michele – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2004
This paper uses inquiry-based learning to introduce primary students to the concepts and terminology found in four introductory engineering courses: Differential Equations, Circuit Analysis, Thermodynamics, and Dynamics. Simple electronic sensors coupled with everyday objects, such as a troll doll, demonstrate and reinforce the physical principles…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Active Learning, Engineering Education, Elementary Education