The curriculum has been aligned by a third party (UNCC Director of STEM Education) to the Core Content standards, Science & Engineering Standards and ELA standards. It is a powerful tool for breaking down the traditional subject-matter silos. When implemented as a school-wide industry, engineering course for science or math credit, or as an out-of-school club, students of all interests can find a way to contribute, learn and practice a profession they are interested in pursuing.
In education today, we are often program-heavy and systems-light. Ten80's Student Racing Challenge curriculum and coalition is a catalyst for real change and acceleration in partner schools and organizations.
Read more in Ten80's white paper on Systems of STEM education (available Fall 2012).