IDEAStudio collaborates with middle school teachers to explore STEM concepts in a design-based, transdisciplinary learning environment


Beginning in the fall of 2012, some eighth grade students at a local middle school will be studying their subject matter in an altogether different way every Friday. Two eighth grade teachers spent the summer working with IDEAStudio team members to plan a design-based curriculum that emphasizes the important connections among disciplines. The students’ objective will be to design an exhibit for the Science Museum of Western Virginia that demonstrates how to make their world a better place.

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