Innovation through Collaboration
IDEA (Imagine, Design, Experiment, Apply) Lab is a Pinewood Signature Program designed for students to learn and apply the engineering process in hands-on activities and lessons that center on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics). Many of the activities blend in with the Arts and engage students to use their creativity within a lesson. Beginning in PK3 students are encouraged to tinker and problem solve.
High School Students looking to pursue a career in a STEM field can even obtain an Engineering Diploma by completing a sequence of college-level mathematics and science courses and courses in technology and IDEA Lab. Candidates interested in pursuing this program must complete a research/design project in IDEA Lab and an internship in an engineering field as part of their Leadership Institute requirement.