A World In Motion®
SAE's A World In Motion® (AWIM®) PreK-12 program brings STEM education to life with an inquiry-based learning experience. We combine practical, hands-on learning and mentorship to provide equitable access to STEM.

Middle and High School Challenges (6-12)

Cybersecurity: Keeping Our Networks Secure

Students explore the structure of the internet and data protection.

Core concepts include internet structure and protocols, encryption and decryption methods, and marketing.

The comic book, The STEM Sagas: Virtually Rerouted, brings the challenge concepts to life while supporting the idea of collaborative problem-solving with a cast of diverse characters and exciting adventure.

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Glider

Students design and build gliding toys.

Core concepts include forces, Newton's laws of motion, gravity, and engineering design.

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Motorized Toy Car

Students design and build gear-driven toys.

Core concepts include forces, speed, torque, simple machines, and gear ratios.

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Gravity Cruiser

Students design and build vehicles powered by gravity.

Core concepts include forces, Newton's laws of motion, gravity, and engineering design.

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Fuel Cell

Students explore alternative power sources to design and build toy cars.

Core concepts include forces, Newton's laws of motion, green design, and energy transformations.

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Investigating Digital Citizenship

  

Students learn about their rights and responsibilities as digital citizens through dynamic activities.

Core concepts include digital safety, ethics, communication, and literacy.

The comic book, The STEM Sagas Virtually Rerouted, brings the challenge concepts to life while supporting the idea of collaborative problem-solving with a cast of diverse characters and exciting adventure.

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Computerized Driver Challenge

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Students explore autonomous vehicle technology and create a presentation to share their new knowledge and their stance on a debated topic.

Concepts include operational domain design (ODD), light detection and ranging (LiDAR), and machine learning.

 

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