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SensED Design Demo Project Proposals

The big demo day is April 13, 2017 at Think Big Partners in downtown KC. I look forward to seeing how students assemble the various pieces of this challenge into final projects.

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Looking at STEM through an Ignatian Lens

As an Ignatian school, we already fulfill the requirements of a STEM school.

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Speaker Space

...when I was watching a lecture being given by one of my favorite modern physicists, Dr. Michio Kaku.

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Lab Tech

...allowing students to really enter the workplace and see what the future of engineering and science has to offer in a fast paced world.

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First Cyclotron in KC?

...when I was watching a lecture being given by one of my favorite modern physicists, Dr. Michio Kaku.

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Science Department is blasting off!

If you haven’t heard, the Science department reached an inflection point and is positively accelerating.

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Life-Hacking

Learning can occur during self-directed time too. Isn't that what happens in the real world?

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Community Challenges

A growing trend in education right now involves submerging students into an authentic, real-world challenge and seeing what they can do.

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BioTech

...allowing students to really enter the workplace and see what the future of engineering and science has to offer in a fast paced world.

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Religion and Science - Is there a gap to bridge?

Together, we worked to explore how to bridge the perceived gap between religion and science.

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Building Engineers from the Ground Up

Rockhurst is as much an institution to build bonds as it is to educate.

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MECA Challenge

“This is the type of REAL WORLD experience you simply can't teach in a classroom"

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Learning to Lead from a Reef Tank

The tank will draw people in to our unique science program

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New Courses

Students will be given ample autonomy to take ownership over their own, authentic research and will be sharing their learnings to a public audience.

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Increasing Laboratory Time

When a student graduates from Rockhurst, there are fundamental skills he should have attained while matriculating. A Rockhurst graduate should be able to write in a proficient manner, Experimentation is the foundation of science. Discover a problem, postulate a hypothesis, and then determine an experiment that can test that hypothesis…this is the format that we reinforce with our students. The foundation of the experiment is the content delivered in class; the content allows the students to problem solve and determine the best experiment.

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