engineering design

Radical desalination approach may disrupt the water industry — ScienceDaily
Researchers report that they have developed a radically different desalination approach–”temperature swing solvent extraction (TSSE)”–for hypersaline brines. Their study demonst…
Engineering Adventures 18-19
Take visitors on a virtual trip to 5 interesting places on Earth. After hearing The Tortoise and the Hare, use the “speed” block in Scratch Junior to create and program a race between ani…
Global Day of Design – Apr 26, 2016
A 24-hour design event inspiring students to create, make, and build. Global Day of Design is one-day that focuses on using the Design Thinking process in school. Our goal for the Global Day of Des…
Global garden: How one man’s vision to feed his family blossomed into an international effort – Stories
“helping people around the world build climate-resilient and highly productive food systems. Since launching his nonprofit organization, Garden Pool, in 2012, McClung’s backyard experiment h…
Birds and Faces Emerge From Dizzying Multi-Layered Gowns by Iris Van Herpen | Colossal
dresses that play with structure and color to blur the boundaries between fashion, technology, and art.In a statement on the brand’s website about the collection, Van Herpen explains that she was…
Build Your Own Robotic Cat with An Open Source Kit by Petoi | Colossal
Try your hand at robotics with Nybble, a programmable cat that walks, bats its paws, and even regains its balance after a jump from a tall surface. The cat is the brainchild of RongzhongLi of Petoi…
8 Great Videos to Teach the Engineering Design Process — Start Engineering
“smart, creative, and funny videos about the engineering design process. These videos take different approaches and tones, which users themselves can best calibrate to the needs and tastes of…
Bacterial factories could manufacture high-performance proteins for space missions
 :Nature has evolved protein-based substances with mechanical properties that rival even the best synthetic materials. Pound for pound, spider silk is stronger and tougher than steel. But unlike ste…
eGFI – For Teachers » Lesson: Tippy Tap Hand-Washer
In this service-learning activity, student teams will learn the basic principles of fluid dynamics as well as how engineers improve society by designing a prototype system to pipe water from a stor…
Marketers and Engineers ❤ – Gapingvoid
Seeing where the product fits in the universe. Why does it matter? Why should people care? What is going to stop people enough to convince them to change their behavior?”
The More Gender Equality, the Fewer Women in STEM – The Atlantic – Pocket
The issue doesn’t appear to be girls’ aptitude for STEM professions. In looking at test scores across 67 countries and regions, Stoet and Geary found that girls performed about as well or bette…
STEM: K-8 Engineering | Diversity In STEAM Magazine

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