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PK-12 Engineering in the Classroom | LinkEngineering

students are asking the questions, doing the research, and making the decisions in creating a special, hands-on, interactive school playground. She explains that this is a part of their school’s…
Ten Ways to Start Engineering this School Year | LinkEngineering
engineering is, essentially, the creation of the human-made world, there are countless opportunities to highlight these achievements when studying history, geography, and literature. Each historica…
Smart glove uses stretch-sensing tech for highly accurate hand gesture capture
capture hand movements with much more detail and nuance. created a silicone compound holding 44 embedded stretch sensors, combining it with a soft fabric layer. The input device requires very littl…
LightSail 2 deploys its sail and enters solar surfing mode
Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 satellite has now entered the most critical phase of its mission. The spacecraft has successfully unfurled its solar sail and begun surfing through space on the…
Hydrophilic disc uses solar power to separate salt from water
“system that heats up and purifies water using only the power of the Sun. water treatment accounts for around three percent of the world’s energy supply. solar steam generator concentrate…
Every great idea starts somewhere | Google Science Fair
Announcing the 2018-2019 global finalists!
Apollo 11: Fifty years since that One Small Step
Fifty years ago, two men first set foot upon the surface of the Moon. That’s a very simple sentence to write, but getting to grips with what is almost certainly one of the top five events in th…
A material way to make Mars habitable: Silica aerogel could warm the Martian surface similar to the way greenhouse gasses keep Earth warm — ScienceDaily
regions of the Martian surface could be made habitable with a material — silica aerogel — that mimics Earth’s atmospheric greenhouse effect. Through modeling and experiments, the researchers…
What Is Engineering? – www.teachengineering.org
“Engineering is all around us, so people often take it for granted. Ask yourself, what do I touch that is not engineered? Engineering develops and delivers consumer goods, builds the networks…
Types of Engineering for Kids’ Exploration – TeachEngineering
Around the world, all types of engineers work together every day to help make communities and people healthy, happy and safe! From biomedical to agricultural engineers, all are creative problem sol…
Engineering: Beyond Building Bridges (grades K – 8) | California Academy of Sciences
Engineering is an iterative, collaborative process involving critical thinking, problem solving, and communication. In this workshop, you will discover what engineering really looks like and how it…
Engineering Design Process – TeachEngineering
The engineering design process encompasses a mindset that emphasizes open-ended problem solving and encourages students to learn from failure.Experiencing the engineering design process nurtures st…