questions, NASA and knots

Rope Materials | Animated Knots by Grog Cotton:History: Cotton is included here for completeness. Not as strong as hemp, it … More


water management – engineering 4 kids Water is fundamental to life. Yet, eleven per cent of the global population — … More

rockets, robot chefs

A good egg: Robot chef trained to make omelettes — ScienceDaily A team of engineers have trained a robot to … More

@ home, virtual visits

Paper Roller Coasters Standard TemplatesA digital version of the directions with over ninety color photographs, and eleven templates suitable for … More

bioplastic, UV LED

Faster-degrading plastic could promise cleaner seas — ScienceDaily To address plastic pollution plaguing the world’s seas and waterways, chemists have … More

plastic waste

Plastics – term commonly used to describe a wide range of synthetic or semi-synthetic materials that are used in a … More

@ home

Challenge Cards Dyson engineers have designed these challenges specifically for children. Ideal for home or in the classroom, they encourage … More


Hinge A hinge is a mechanical bearing that connects two solid objects, typically allowing only a limited angle of rotation … More

Xprize w2020

Since 1994, XPRIZE has designed and launched multi-million dollar prizes in the domain areas of Space, Oceans, Learning, Health, Energy, … More

cis2 s20

College students provided these resources for an assignment in the CIS2 Computers and the Internet in Society course – Winter … More


  Tools Humans make tools to make the job of making things easier, more precise, bigger, stronger, smaller, … Take … More


“Knots” by What Indie Nights is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Knot: an intentional complication in cordage which may be … More


“wedges” by shutterbean is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0   Wedge: Two inclined planes joined back to back. Wedges are … More

textiles, fabric

textile – engineering 4 kids Cloth, textile or fabric are similar names for manufactured material. They are made by weaving … More