Director Sam Stier to lead activities at BioFest 2016

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Director Sam Stier will lead 400 middle school students and train over 50 educators in bio-inspired design activities at this year’s BioFest, the two-day festival hosted by the Tolfree Foundation in West Branch, Michigan. This year’s BioFest combines National Geographic’s BioBlitz with “BioVation”, an exploration of Nature-inspired solutions to benefit life on Earth.

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Engineering Inspired by Nature curriculum wins major award

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Engineering Inspired by Nature, our engineering curriculum for middle and high school students, was awarded a “Top Product of 2015” from District Administration Magazine, the most widely read publication of education administration professionals. They received over 2,000 entries this year. You can learn more at www.districtadministration.com.

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Online PD Successful

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This summer (2015), we experimented with an online, synchronous, 5 day, 40 hr professional development course on Engineering Inspired by Nature, and it was a success! With over 50 applicants, ten selected educators participated in the course from across the United States. These educators will begin teaching EIbN to their students this…

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