STEM courses are traditionally missing narrative and overloaded with equations and jargon. The problem is that humans learn best through story. How could STEM differ if taught with narrative?
Outcomes: The talk will provide motivation for a themed course, conceptual framework for creating a syllabus, and an example using NASA’s Big Idea Challenge for 2021. The final, rather than a typical 2 hour exam, is a actual NASA proposal worth $180,000 for a real NASA problem.