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Tallest Tower Teamwork Activity, with LEGO Bricks | OER Commons
Small teams build towers out of LEGO bricks — with some caveats to challenge their teamwork &/or creativity.
Maximizing the E in STEM: Engineering, Engagement, Enthusiasm, Empowerment, and Empathy in Your Classroom | NCEATalk
leverage the power of E. We encourage teachers and students to tap into their inner engineer, exercising their imaginations, ingenuity, and critical thinking. Engineering Design is the process 
Engineers Building Hard-working Mining Robot | NASA
“Dubbed RASSOR, for Regolith Advanced Surface Systems Operations Robot and pronounced “razor,” the autonomous machine is far from space-ready, but the earliest design has shown 
Structuring Collaboration for Student Success (Keys to PBL Series Part 3) | Edutopia
PBL provides a unique opportunity to help students practice critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and creativity. Learn how to optimize the environment for teamwork in your classroom.
UConn Increases Enrollment of Women Engineering Students – All Together
the earlier young girls are connected with women in engineering, the better. Burkey cited evidence that students turn away from science and engineering as early as the third grade
Yevgeniya Zastavker, associate professor of physics at Olin College
“Yevgeniya Zastavker, associate professor of physics at Olin College. Through her work at Olin, Yevgeniya focuses on creating curricular and pedagogical structures as well as academic cultures
11 Websites To Learn To Code For Free In 2017
best resources Whether you already have some knowledge under your belt or have never typed a line of code before, start by exploring your options on these 11 fantastic websites.
NASA eClips™ Real World: 3-2-1 Testing!
“NASA engineers used diameter, surface area, and drag forces to test their most recent inflatable concept. The Inflatable Re-entry Vehicle Experiment 3, or IRVE-3, provided a flight demonstration
The K12 Engineering Education Podcast | Data Visualization Tips and Tricks
Data Visualization Tips and Tricks How can we deal with data better? How can we teach kids to deal with data better? Sarah Morris from the nonprofit Nuclear Learning Network has some answers.
The K12 Engineering Education Podcast | New EdTech and More at SXSW
“Robots, role models, rap, and more all stood out at the 2017 South by Southwest (SXSW) conference and festival. Pius highlights products, programs, and ideas at SXSW 
The 5E Instructional Model | NASA eClips™
“5Es represent five stages of a sequence for teaching and learning: Engage, Explore, Explain, Extend (or Elaborate), and Evaluate. a teaching sequence that can be used for entire programs
Diffusion of innovations – Wikipedia
“Diffusion of innovations is a theory that seeks to explain how, why, and at what rate new ideas and technology spread. four main elements influence the spread of a new idea: the innovation 
“Classical physics traditionally includes the fields of mechanics, optics, electricity, magnetism, acoustics and thermodynamics.”
Types of Surgical Screws | Our Everyday Life
“surgical screws selected for internal repair of bone fractures and breaks. Employed alone or in combination with surgical plates, bolts, rods or nails, surgical screws compress cracked 
Types of Mechanical Joints | Our Everyday Life
“Joints are used to connect parts of a mechanism or machine. These mechanical joints can be temporary or permanent depending on whether the connection needs to be removed frequently