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Engineers develop better method for cleaning up orbiting space junk — ScienceDaily
According to NASA, there are more than 27,000 pieces of space debris bigger than the size of a softball currently orbiting Earth, and they are traveling at speeds of up to 17,500 mph, fast enough f…
The Engineering Design Process for Kids – Momgineer
STEM challenges are not crafts. There is a crafting aspect, but it is important that the activities have a basis in some math, science, or technology concept. The building phase is fun, and most ki…
Home – Higher Education Services
Watch Dr. Sorby’s TEDx talk in which she shares how her interests in spatial training developed, and the impact spatial training can have on students of all ages.
Gateways to Success in STEM: Sketching and Spatial Visualization – edWeb
Spatial visualization (SV) is the ability to think in 3D. Did you know that up to 60% of students in STEM programs have weak SV skills? This skills gap can lead to difficulty in engineering, techno…
Coca Cola launches a bottle made from 100% plant-based plastic
We are seeing some promising advances in the world of plant-based plastics, and not just from research groups at the cutting edge of materials science, but from traditional purveyors of petroleum-b…
TKOR – YouTube
We make videos dedicated to exploring life through all kinds of life hacks, experiments, and random weekend projects.There is excitement found in discovering the unknown, so join us and let’s bui…
Seating Innovations’ Chairs are Mounted to the Floor, But Don’t Have Legs – Core77
The suspended seating system is freestanding and mounts directly to the floor. The cantilever frame system is typically concealed behind the finish panel and underneath the footrest, thus giving th…
NASA’s All-Electric X-57 Maxwell Jet Will Make Its First Flight Next Year
NASA is nearing the first test flight of its battery-powered aircraft, the X-57 Maxwell, a report from The Verge explains. NASA’s series of X planes are designed to push the limits of aircraft…
Explore STEM Resources for K-12 Educators | NASA
It’s Elementary: Resources for K-4 EducatorsClassroom Combos — Resource Collections To Teach STEM Topics Two astronauts working in the International Space Station Newton’s Laws Classroom Com…
Meet LEONARDO – a bipedal robot who can ride a skateboard and walk a tightrope — Born to Engineer
LEONARDO (LEgs ONboARD drOne, or LEO for short) works by combining two different locomotion mechanisms.The robot can achieves complex manoeuvres that require delicate balancing, such as walking on…
Happy Ada Lovelace Day – 6 Things You Might Not Know About Ada Lovelace — Born to Engineer
4. In 1843, Lovelace published her greatest contribution to computer science, the translation and appended notes of Babbage’s lecture about his Analytical Engine, a proposed general-purpose compu…
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Start planning your Engineers Week and Introduce a Girl to Engineering activities!At this webinar, we’ll share ideas you can use in both virtual and in-person settings, and unveil this year
Developing Spatial Thinking Sample Teaching & Learning Resources – Module 3 – Isometric Sketch from Y on Vimeo
“sample video resources available as of August 2016 to support the Developing Spatial Thinking curriculum. Video resources include mini-lecture presentations that introduce each module in the…
LEONARDO, the bipedal robot, can ride a skateboard and walk a slackline — ScienceDaily
LEO carves out a new type of locomotion somewhere between walking and flying.Researchers at Caltech have built a bipedal robot that combines walking with flying to create a new type of locomotion,…
Hand-cranked washing machines given to refugees — Born to Engineer
“The machines require no electricity, are extremely robust and have been designed to be simple to operate and easy to repair.Navjot Sawhney – a former University of Bath engineering student…
Connect the Dots: Isometric Drawing and Coded Plans – Activity – TeachEngineering
Students learn about isometric drawings and practice sketching on triangle-dot paper the shapes they make using multiple simple cubes. They also learn how to use coded plans to envision objects and…
Pentomino – Wikipedia
“a polygon in the plane made of 5 equal-sized squares connected edge-to-edge. When rotations and reflections are not considered to be distinct shapes, there are 12 different free pentominoes….
Spatial Reasoning Test: oObYA23eiG4q
“This test contains 8 questionsYou should attempt to answer as many questions as you canThis is a time pressured test – work as quickly and accurately as you canYou have 2 ¼ minutes to answer…