design nature

“Who did it?” is the primary distinction between science – the study of the natural world engineering – designing objects … More

clocks, watches and sundials

Chapel Hill Sundial Carmichael The development of the mechanical clock redefined our sense of time. Sundial Clock – an instrument … More

citizen science

Citizen science – scientific research done by amateur scientists. Citizen science is sometimes called “public participation in scientific research. Citizen … More


Bioengineers are creating a new and exciting medical technology. This technology will utilize virtual reality to help surgeons reconstruct facial … More

Bernoulli Force

Bernoulli’s equation, which was named for Daniel Bernoulli, relates the pressure in a gas to the local velocity; so as … More


A Turkish Farmer Tests Out VR Goggles on Cows To Get More Milk putting VR headsets on some of his … More

simple projects & stories

origami paper airplanes measurement catapult chairs jigsaw puzzles connect the dots hands-on steam activities kites bottle garden Katharine Burr Blodgett … More


This is one of the best resources for adding Engineering to any K-12 classroom. Even if you don’t think you … More

Come Fly with Me

Come Fly With Me – Exploring Science K-6 and 7-9 through aviation and aerospace concepts. Based on the work of … More