STEM Education Center


Pedal Power




Wang, H. H., Billington, B., & Chen, Y. C. (in press). Not just about being pretty: Engaging inner-city girls in an after-school program to practice engineering by designing a hair accessory. Science and Children.

Wang, H.H. & Billington B. (in reviewing). Elementary-aged girls’ perceptions of science and engineering relate to career choices. The Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education Research.



Wang, H. H., & Billington, B. (2013). Pedal Power: Design and implement a bike program for girls. Paper presented at the international conference of the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE), Charleston, SC.

Wang, H. H., & Dolid, R. (2013). Finding simple machines on a bicycle: using coloring book to improve understanding of scientific and engineering concepts. Workshop presented at the Colloquium on P-12 STEM Education Research, Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A.

Building a Rube Goldberg Machine: How youth use evidence-based argument to identify the best solution to a problem will be presented in 2015, Association for Science Teacher Education Conference in Portland, Oregon.