Engineering Week Lets Students Talk with Engineers Through Live, Virtual Chats via Nepris

Engineering Week Lets Students Talk with Engineers Through Live, Virtual Chats via Nepris

Interactive and Online, Students Can Meet Engineers and Learn about Engineering Concepts Using Nepris

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 — Nepris is hosting sessions with professionals engineers during the week of February 20-24 in honor of National Engineering Week. Teachers may pick one or many or view archived sessions from last year's Hour of Code Week.

Engineering Week, February 20-24 on Nepris brings 12 live, interactive sessions with industry professionals engaging with students around engineering, careers in engineering and the path to college. Different disciplines will be covered including computer science, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering and more. Professionals from ExxonMobile, HP, BASF, AT&T and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing will talk with students and their teachers and their students in grades K-12 on a variety of topics (see schedule below)..

Nepris virtually connects industry professionals with classrooms via online, interactive sessions that bring relevance and real-world application to lesson plans. Students get to ask questions and learn about topics and connect classroom learning to the world at work. Nepris offers a scalable way for schools to help students develop a path to careers in technical fields after graduation or be better prepared to enter college.

Teachers with premium Nepris access can sign up for any or all of the Engineering Week sessions. Teachers wishing to explore can set up a free account to engage with one live virtual session with their students and they may access unlimited pre-recorded sessions, including those from last year’s Engineering Week or from hundreds of archived engineering sessions.

Sign up for one or many of the following sessions at: http://bit.ly/nepriseweek 

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 (all Eastern Time)

  • 10:00 a.m. The Secret Ingredient to Printing Money 
  • 11:00 a.m. Magnet Engineering 
  • 2:00 p.m. Creating Chemistry and Making our World Better

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

  • 12:10 p.m. Showcasing the Power of Technology
  • 12:15 Women in Engineering Tackle Science
  • 1:00 p.m. A Day in the the Life: Machinery Engineer
  • 2:00 p.m. Mechanical Engineering Students Share Experiences

Thursday, Febary 23, 2017

  • 10:30 a.m. Cool Jobs in Science and Engineering
  • 11:00 a.m. Magnet Mania
  • 2:00 p.m. A day in the Life: Industrial Engineer

Friday, February 24, 2017

  • 10:45 a.m. Why Study Computer Science?
  • 11:30 a.m. A Day in the Life: Chemical Engineer

New sessions being added daily

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Facts: February 20-24, 2017 is Engineering Week

Tags: #Engineeringweek

Tweet: Engineering Week virtual sessions w/ #STEM pros via @NeprisApp Feb 20-24 http://bit.ly/nepriseweek

Summary: Teachers can sign up for Engineering Week sessions Feb. 20-24 at http://bit.ly/nepriseweek One session free or unlimited archived sessions from last year. Brings engineering alive for students with interactive chats.

About Nepris

Austin-based Nepris provides an online platform to connect companies, professionals, and experts to expand education outreach to classrooms, while providing teachers a way to reach out to and connect with professionals around the world. Over 75,000 students in 2,200 classrooms have been inspired through Nepris, which brings classroom learning to life in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and the Arts. The finding, connecting, and meeting occurs online through the Nepris community. Sessions include interactive Q&As with working professionals, virtual field trips, project mentorships, and even live Shark Tanks. See Nepris in action at Nepris.com/webinar or sign-up as a teacher or professional at Nepris.com.

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