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NAF’s Engineering Expeditions offer learners Future Ready Passports to pursue their passion as they explore engineering careers and energize them to imagine innovative solutions to real-world issues. NAF’s engineering academies implement third-party curricula by Project Lead the Way, STEM 101, Paxton/Patterson, and Intelitek.  

17,155 Learners
98.9% Graduated
79% College-bound

Featured Resources

Meta Engineer for the Week

Meta’s Engineer for the Week demystifies engineering for learners historically underrepresented in STEM and inspires them to use technology for social impact.

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Hands-on AI Projects for the Classroom

Guidebook for Secondary Educators

Created by ISTE and General Motors, Hands-On AI Projects for the Classroom series is a set of guides for teachers who are seeking instructional and curricular resources about artificial intelligence (AI).

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Create Your Own Nano-Polymer Smart Device Case

Project

Great project resource from teachengineering.org.

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Engineering Careers

Read about different specialties in engineering, employment trends, and personality types that are a good fit for engineering.

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The Engineering Projects

A platform for engineers & technical professionals to share their engineering projects, solutions & experiences with The Engineering Projects Community and support open source.

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7 Steps to Incorporate Social Justice into the Engineering Design Process

Learn about an engineering for social justice framework that identifies root causes of inequitable distribution of design solutions that involves listening and researching both the local context and the structural conditions that give rise to inequalities.  

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What if planet Earth was made of Lego?

In this blog post we will use a Python script to work out how many lego bricks would be needed to build planet Earth!

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Jet Propulsion Laboratory Culture of Innovation

Take a closer look at the people and the place that makes NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory so unique.

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See What the Network is Saying

Our partnership with NAF helps further the impact WWT has made on increasing the pipeline of talent in the underserved community—particularly in the areas of STEM—to inspire and ignite untapped potential.

David L. Steward
Founder and Chairman
World Wide Technology

The work-based learning experiences that taught me the skills to do well in my internship, and the numerous guest speakers and worksite tours I attended were the most memorable and impactful experiences which prepared me for my future in engineering.

Zoey Cole
Engineering Major
University of Central Florida

Raytheon Technologies is incredibly proud to partner with NAF, an organization that is transforming the STEM learning environment with tangible, hands-on learning opportunities for high school students in underserved communities.

Greg Hayes
Chairman and CEO
Raytheon Technologies

Thanks to our community, industry, postsecondary partners, and professional associations for their continued involvement in promoting future ready learning for NAF's educators and learners.

Looking for the old Curriculum Library?

NAF will no longer update the Curriculum Library in the Academy Support Hub (ASH), but you can still access it below. Stay on the NAF Future Ready Learning site for our updated curricula and resources.

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