UV-emitting LED lights found to kill coronavirus: Finding suggests technology can be installed in air conditioning, vacuum, and water systems
Researchers have shown that the coronavirus can be killed efficiently, quickly, and cheaply using ultraviolet (UV) light-emitting diodes (UV-LEDs). They believe that the UV-LED technology will soon…
Engineers discover new microbe for simpler, cheaper and greener wastewater treatment: The new strain of bacterium can remove both nitrogen and phosphorous from sewage
Researchers have discovered a new strain of bacterium that can remove both nitrogen and phosphorous from sewage wastewater. Their findings offer a simpler, cheaper and greener method of wastewater…
Spatially Gifted Students—Future Architects and Engineers—Are Being Overlooked in Schools | Edutopia
“in order to do a better job recognizing and educating students with spatial talent, educators need targeted training. This is especially important because “education majors have been shown…
11 Toys to Excite the Engineer in Any Kid — Start Engineering
We looked for toys that drew on different engineering fields. Building is a common feature, of course, so civil and mechanical engineering come in for lots of attention. With cheap, modularized ele…
Engineering Gift Guide – INSPIRE – Purdue University
The 2020 Engineering Gift Guide from Purdue University is filled with fun toys, games, puzzles, and books to engage children and teens, ages 10 months-to-18 in engineering thinking and design. Item…
Best Educational Toys | Gift Guide 2018 – This Old House
From dollhouses and play kitchens you can assemble together, to STEM/ STEAM toys for kids that spark interest in tech and the trades, here are our top picks for fostering skill and cognitive develo…
Gift Guide: Kids Engineering Kits for Aspiring Engineers
Inspire your kids to grow up to be engineers, innovators, and creators with these kids engineering kits. This gift guide has picked the best for all ages.I don’t know a single kid who doesn’t l…
Engineering Toys for Kids {STEM Gift Ideas)
tinkering and building? Engineering toys develop so many important learning skills and behaviours, including problem solving skills, analytical and critical thinking skills, creativity, intellectu…
Gifts for Kids 2020 | 25 Best Toys for Kids This Holiday
best toys to gift this holiday season no matter what they’re into, whether it’s Star Wars, the cosmos, or playing with goop. (If you’re searching for a more specific present, don’t forget t…
Picture Books for Kids Who Like to Tinker and Invent
Picture books are the perfect way to celebrate children’s innate to ability imagine fantastic machines, invent new forms of travel and believe anything is possible. All of these books to inspire…
The Kid Should See This.
There’s just so much science, nature, music, arts, technology, storytelling and assorted good stuff out there that my kids (and maybe your kids) haven’t seen. It’s most likely not stuff…
The TKSST Gift Guide
Over 500 smart gift ideas for all ages, curated by The Kid Should See This™.Your purchases support TKSST via affiliate links. This year I’m also sharing products from museum shops, Bookshop.o…
Shipping container-based ICU goes from concept to hospital in weeks
Each CURA (Connected Units for Respiratory Ailments) is built using a modified shipping container. The idea is that it offers an improvement over standard hospital tents as it creates negative room…
Recycled concrete could be a sustainable way to keep rubble out of landfill: Can even outperform traditional construction, says researcher
Results of a new five-year study of recycled concrete show that it performs as well, and in several cases even better, than conventional concrete. Researchers conducted side-by-side comparisons of…
Game changer in thermoelectric materials could unlock body-heat powered personal devices: Conversion efficiency improved by more than 60%
A breakthrough improvement in ultra-efficient thermoelectric materials, which can convert heat into electricity and vice versa, has great potential for applications ranging from low-maintenance, so…
Carbon nanofibers boost the hardness of 3D-printed aluminum
While 3D-printed aluminum parts are becoming increasingly common in the aerospace industry, any weaknesses in those parts can cause them to fail catastrophically. A new additive could help, by maki…
FIRST At Home | FIRST
As a global robotics community that prepares young people for the future, FIRST® is committed to continuing our efforts to give students the skills and confidence they need to change the world –…
Out-of-School Educator Tools | Lawrence Hall of Science
helps educators find great resources to improve their practice and to engage their students. Enhance your out-of-school program with Lawrence Hall of Science instructional materials. Energize your…
The Lawrence at Home | Lawrence Hall of Science
On this site we will be sharing fun things for you to do at home or outdoors. Kids and families can look forward to exploring, investigating, discovering and inventing through DIY projects, meeting…
The Impact of COVID-19 on STEM Competitions > ENGINEERING.com
going virtual can come with its own advantages. For one, by foregoing the need to travel, costs can be reduced and more renowned scientists can participate at the AJAS annual meeting. Furthermore,…