K-12 Education

Graduate students teach local teens about engineering

Graduate students in mechanical engineering shared their engineering know-how and enthusiasm through a new program for local middle and high school students. The program’s interactive classes exposed teenagers to the breadth of engineering.

Stanford Teaching Festival course examines WWI

A new professional development course at Stanford for middle and high school teachers highlights the importance of teaching the history of the First World War in a global context.

Adapting a DIY robot kit to fill test tubes

Modern biology labs often use robotic assemblies to drop precise amounts of fluids into experimental containers. Now students and teachers can create inexpensive automated systems to do this in clubs or classrooms.