algae-power, metal coatings, flying

New coating for metals could cut engine wear | Science News for Students
“Car engines need oil to reduce friction between moving parts. This lubrication keeps the parts cool and cuts down on engine wear. Now, researchers have developed a new hard coating
Pathfinders
“How Things Work Are you curious about how machines, computers, and other technologies around us work? Do you just have to know how water gets to the 100th floor of an apartment building, …
K-12 Teacher Professional Development: American Society for Engineering Education
“resources listed are to assist K-12 teachers who wish to become teachers of engineering. a comprehensive description of the professional preparation and development required
eGFI Program: American Society for Engineering Education
“Engineering, Go For It (eGFI) magazine. a totally new and interactive, kid-friendly web site a new teacher-oriented e-newsletter with lesson plans and class activities, a classroom media kit
Are algae-powered oxygen bars coming to your city? | Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building
“uses the purifying power of algae to suck CO2 out of the air and rejuvenate it with oxygen. The structure is built with molded beech wood, and contains living algae pumped through the core
Engineer Your World
“Engineer Your World is an innovative, student-centered high school curriculum that engages learners in authentic engineering experiences and inspires them to embrace an engineer’s habits
The Top 5 Reasons to Include Engineering in Your School | ProjectEngin
“most compelling reasons to include more Engineering in the curriculum. We live in an “engineered” world. Basically, if something doesn’t grow on trees, begin life as an embryo or seed
Smithsonian Education – How Things Fly
Have you ever dreamed of flying? As a child, you may have run full speed with your arms stretched and flapping, hoping that–just a little faster–you could take off.
Smithsonian Education – Building Up, Breaking Down
” the weathering of buildings, which begins the minute they are assembled. Physical breakdown (such as rock fracture), chemical weathering and pollution are all key ingredients