Next Generation Science Standards
NASA/NSTA Open Online Course: Teaching Tomorrow’s Engineers

Middle school educators were invited to join NASA and NSTA in this open online course to learn more about the engineering design process. Participants of the course discovered how to use NASA resources to engage students and guide them in engineering design challenges. The course provided practical strategies for implementing the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and discussed ideas for teaching the disciplinary core idea of Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science.

Teaching Tomorrow’s Engineers
Target audience: Educators of grades 6–8
Cost: Free!

Module 1: Introduction to the Engineering Design Process
Duration: March 24–April 18
Live web seminar dates: March 26, March 31, April 7, and April 17

Module 2 (optional): Implementing the Engineering Design Process in Your Classroom
Duration: April 21–May 9
Live web seminar dates: April 21 and 28

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