connect the dots

Spatial visualization – tests, apps 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… Mock It Up! 9 Tools for Learners to Design, Blueprint, and Visualize Their Innovations – Teacher Reboot Camp “students to visualize and mock up their innovations through blueprints and floor plans. It isn’t enough to have incredible ideas if students aren’t able to present them to others, plan th… Isometric Drawing Tool … Continue reading connect the dots

jigsaw puzzles

Jigsaws have the dual capacity to relax you while also taxing your gray matter. So we have compiled a list of the best websites to play free jigsaw puzzles online. Jigsaws are a centuries-old pastime which is still popular to this day. And there are traditional wooden jigsaw puzzles you buy in boxes and apps you play on your phone. And then there are the popular jigsaw websites that predate the apps. So, why not test your brain when you’re bored by completing these jigsaw puzzles you can play online. — The 10 Best Websites to Play Free Jigsaw … Continue reading jigsaw puzzles

EngineerGirl October Newsletter

The latest newsletter from the NAE’s EngineerGirl program Missing images? View this email in your browser EngineerGirl October Newsletter EngineerGirl 20th Anniversary EngineerGirl launched during Engineers Week in 2001, so we’re celebrating our 20th anniversary this year! Check out our 20th Anniversary page and follow @EngineerGirlNAE and #EGAnniversary on social media to be the first to know about the fun things we have planned. The final limited-edition item will be released in the next few months, so keep an eye on our channels! Continue reading EngineerGirl October Newsletter

swimming drones

Intriguing Science Experiments Launching on SpaceX’s Cargo Resupply Mission to the Space Station Experiments aboard include an investigation into protecting bone health with botanical byproducts, testing a way to monitor crew eye health, demonstrating improved dexterity of robots, exposing con… Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education (STEM) | Texas Education Agency “STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education is a method of hands-on teaching and learning where students learn to apply academic content by creatively solving real-worl… A robotic fish tail and an elegant math ratio could inform design of next-gen underwater drones: Secrets of highly efficient swimming at varying … Continue reading swimming drones

NASA EXPRESS — Your STEM Connection for Aug. 12, 2021

Launch into a new school year with STEM resources for the classroom and beyond. ‌ ‌ ‌ Blast Back to School With NASA STEM A new school year is here, and NASA STEM is ready to launch into learning! Bring NASA’s exciting missions to your students with the resources below. NASA Websites for the STEM Community Visit the links below to find the latest NASA STEM news and resources for educators, students, youth organization leaders and parents. K-12 Educators Higher Education Informal Education Are you looking for specific types of resources? Try the NASA STEM Search. Bring Upcoming Missions to … Continue reading NASA EXPRESS — Your STEM Connection for Aug. 12, 2021

IF/THEN(R) Collection Webinar Series: Increase Representation, Support Gender Equity, and Engage Girls in STEM

The NGCP works to strengthen capacity of existing girl-serving STEM projects by sharing exemplary practices, research findings, and program models. One method we use to achieve this goal is a series of free webinars in which practitioners and researchers from across the country share effective strategies in STEM. IF/THEN® Collection Webinar Series NGCP is hosting a series of webinars featuring the IF/THEN® Collection to highlight ways to use the resources to support equity, increase representation of women in STEM, and engage girls in STEM. Curious about Curiosity Camp? IF/THEN® Collection Resources to Support Girls in STEM August 18, 2021, 11:00 … Continue reading IF/THEN(R) Collection Webinar Series: Increase Representation, Support Gender Equity, and Engage Girls in STEM

Reminder: Olympic & Paralympic Engineering, Robotic Free-Shot Phenom & More

Introduce engineering with sports, student app challenges & more! August – Olympic Engineering – 2021 From a dazzling drone display (above) to discus-fetching cleanup robots and ultra-vivid 5G video enhancements, engineering triumphed at the Tokyo Olympics. So did the engineer-athletes who vied for medals. The 2020 Summer Games, delayed for a year and devoid of fans due to the COVID-19 pandemic, featured skateboarding and other new sports. Your designers will know no bounds doing this month’s activities. Watch them go for the gold! ACTIVITY: An Olympic Intro to Engineering BONUS: Explore the science and engineering of the Olympics and Paralympics … Continue reading Reminder: Olympic & Paralympic Engineering, Robotic Free-Shot Phenom & More

NASA’s Astrophoto Challenges – NOW OPEN!

Greetings families, facilitators, and friends of the Girls STEAM Ahead with NASA program! Summer is definitely here and you may be thinking of different ways to engage your kids or youth audience with some hands-on activities related to astronomy. You might be interested in the following opportunity through NASA’s Universe of Learning. Learn more with this amazing informational video by NASA’s Universe of Learning – Youth of all ages are encouraged to join NASA’s Universe of Learning and participate in the Summer 2021 NASA’s Astrophoto Online Challenges (July 1 – August 16, 2021). Participants will capture their own … Continue reading NASA’s Astrophoto Challenges – NOW OPEN!

Global Girls Collaborative E-Newsletter – June 2021

June 23, 2021 Science, Technology, and Innovation. A project of the Global Girls Collaborative and Futuristas. International Women in Engineering Day June 23, 2021 International Women in Engineering Day is an international awareness campaign to raise the profile of women in engineering and focus attention on the amazing career opportunities available to girls in this exciting industry. It celebrates the outstanding achievements of women engineers throughout the world. Visit their website for #INWED21 Resources. Spotlight Women, STEM, and COVID-19  As we come to grips with still emerging repercussions of the pandemic, we are learning more about the impact on … Continue reading Global Girls Collaborative E-Newsletter – June 2021