Engineering in Action Examples

Check out these published examples of how the Framework for P-12 Engineering Learning can be leveraged to created socially-relevant and culturally-situated engineering lessons

Published via the Technology & Engineering Teacher Journal


Fauber, D., Sasser, L., & Strimel, G. J. (2021). Engineering the insulin pump: Teaching intentional engineering concepts through socially relevant contexts. Technology and Engineering Teacher, 80(6). 30-36.


Otto, J., Williams, W., Moran, S., Barrington, L. & Strimel, G. J. (2021). Engineering in Action: Being social while social distancing. Technology and Engineering Teacher, 80(8).


Santana, V., Bartholomew, S. R., Rowe, W., Byrd, V., Strimel, G. J., & Han, K. (2020). Teaching technology & engineering concepts through socially-relevant contexts: SMART buoys: Integrating data visualization and design to reduce ocean life casualties. Technology & Engineering Teacher, 79(8), 19-23.


Bartholomew, S. R., Strimel, G. J., Santana, V., Byrd, V., Otto, J., DeRome, B., & Laureano, Z. (2020). Teaching technology & engineering concepts through socially-relevant contexts: Using data to improve precision in crop fertilization through digital agriculture. Technology & Engineering Teacher, 79(7), 32-36


Strimel, G. J., Morehouse, A., Bartholomew, S. R., Swift, C., & Woessner, J. (2019).