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The K12 Engineering Education Podcast

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Promoting education in engineering and design for all ages. Learn more and read transcripts at www.k12engineering.net. Produced by Pius Wong, engineer, of Pios Labs (www.pioslabs.com). This podcast is for educators, engineers, entrepreneurs, and parents interested in bringing engineering to younger… read more

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Money, Machines, and More

Educator Rachel and engineer Pius introduce Season 4 and brainstorm about what interests us in K-12 engineering education today. We talk about school finance reform, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and more.

Related to this episode:
• Lego programming: https://www.lego.com/en-us/mindstorms/learn-to-program
• Article on Facebook security breach in 2018: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/28/technology/facebook-hack-data-breach.html
• Article on the Stuxnet virus applied to an Iranian power plant: https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2012/06/01/154162121/as-the-worm-turns-cybersecurity-expert-tracks-blowback-from-stuxnet
• AP CS Principles: https://apcentral.collegeboard.org/courses/ap-computer-science-principles/course
• Texas Legislative Sessions: http://www.tcdd.texas.gov/public-policy/texas-legislature/
• Article on how school finance works right now in Texas and “Robin Hood” funding: https://www.texastribune.org/2019/02/15/texas-school-funding-how-it-works/
• The Texas Permanent School Fund: https://tea.texas.gov/finance_and_grants/permanent_school_fund/
• SBOE = State Board of Education
• Example food web in biology: https://cnx.org/contents/s8Hh0oOc@9.10:YevkaNFi@3/Energy-Flow-through-Ecosystems#fig-ch20_01_05
• TxDOT = Texas Department of Transportation: https://www.txdot.gov/
• Previous episode mentioning on improv for engineering: http://www.k12engineering.net/transcripts/ep9.html
• Inside the Actor’s Studio: https://www.bravotv.com/inside-the-actors-studio
• FERPA student privacy law: https://www.colorado.edu/registrar/students/records/ferpa
• PLC = Professional Learning Community
• Engineering Word Of The Day podcast: http://engineeringwordoftheday.com/
• Mozilla Foundation: https://foundation.mozilla.org/en/
• Elon Musk warns about climate change in 2015: https://www.inc.com/huffington-post/elon-musk-sounds-off-on-climate-change.html

Subscribe and find more podcast information at: http://www.k12engineering.net. Support Pios Labs with regular donations on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/pioslabs, or send one-time contributions by buying us coffee: https://ko-fi.com/pioslabs. Thanks to our donors and listeners for making the show possible. The K12 Engineering Education Podcast is a production of Pios Labs: http://www.pioslabs.com.

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