wearable chair, teacher training

Have your chair and sit in it too – revisiting the wearable Chairless Chair
Chairless Chair presents a cost-effective way of addressing work-related muscular and skeletal issues, without requiring any dramatic upgrades to factory floors (read: no major company cash outlay
Pushing Open Doors | LinkEngineering
some pioneering females have managed to push past the obstacles and prove that women make excellent engineers. Some did it over the objections of their family, but most had the support
Engineers On Deck
Engineering possibilities for K-12 We work with K-12 educators to make engineering possible for them to teach and possible for their students to learn. The Engineers On Deck teacher training program
Engineering a Start-Up to Train Teachers — Start Engineering
teacher training. It remains a great and honorable task to prepare and support the largely unprepared teacher cohort in making engineering a substantive part of their knowledge base
Scientists Say: CT scan | Science News for Students
To make a CT scan, a person or an object is placed in a circular scanner. Inside the scanner is a machine that generates X-rays, a type of radiation. The machine uses the X-rays to take photos
Human waste could power plastic-making in space | Science News for Students
Nitrogen from pee, and carbon from breath, could help astronauts create supplies in flight. someday astronauts’ urine could become food for genetically engineered yeast.
4 Creative Ways to Use the Engineering Design Process as a Problem-Solving Tool
Every essay or writing assignment has a problem that the writer needs to address and answer for its reader. Rather than asking students to write about a topic, ask them to write about a problem
How Nature Inspires Better Design (and What This Means for Students) – John Spencer
Help students learn how to observe. When I had to teach about adaptations, I brought in insects, crustaceans, and plants for students to observe. Instead of taking pictures, they had to sketch out
Free STEM Websites for Grades 6-12: Middle School and High School
free STEM websites for kids: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. They are designed for grades 6-12, and I have personally used many of these resources to help me get through school!
Six-legged robots get closer to nature — ScienceDaily
A study has uncovered new ways of driving multi-legged robots by means of a two-level controller. The proposed controller uses a network of so-called non-linear oscillators
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human-centered creative process to solve problem scenarios called design challenges. After using the process on these challenges, people will have another tool, the design thinking process
Takaharu Tezuka: The best kindergarten you’ve ever seen | TED Talk
“At this school in Tokyo, five-year-olds cause traffic jams and windows are for Santa to climb into. Meet: the world’s cutest kindergarten, designed by architect Takaharu Tezuka.