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Are Robots Taking Over the World or just Amazon?

Jun 10, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Neal Snapp posted in Robotics

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Robotic technology has come a long way in the past decade, but what will 2019 bring to the table?

Although it is difficult to say for sure, here are some possibilities for the future of robotics that we expect to see before the year is over.

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Triumph after Tragedy: The Incredible Story of How One STEM Hub Came to be and Continues to Have an Impact

Jun 3, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Kelsey Batt posted in Social-Conscious STEM, Promoting Interest in STEM, Robotics, STEM Extracurricular Activities, STEM Learning Methodologies

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In 1984, Ronald Reagan first announced the “Teacher in Space Project,” hoping to promote civilian interest in space travel. However, the mission was ill-fated. Two years after Reagan’s announcement to the public, off the coast of Cape Canaveral, Florida, the shuttle Challenger broke down 73 seconds after takeoff. All seven crew members perished as the nation watched helplessly from below.

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Tips for Basic Budgeting

May 27, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Neal Snapp posted in STEM Grants and Funding

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Budgeting is an important part of your STEM journey. STEM purchases can be expensive, especially when equipment like 3D printers and CNC machines are on the list, but by keeping close tabs on your budget, the process doesn’t have to be stressful. This post will explore some helpful basics for budgeting.

The article “5 Tips for Easy Budgeting” by Amanda Rae Koslow in the NACA magazine outlines some very helpful yet simple methods to utilize in any of your budgeting strategies.

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Mobile Makerspace in STEM Education

May 20, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Neal Snapp posted in Create and Maintain Your Makerspace

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Makerspaces offer students hands-on experience and allows them to practice what they’re taught in lectures. In this post, we’ll explore the idea that making your makerspace mobile can help benefit students the most! What do we mean by “mobile”? In addition to being portable, we’re suggesting you make use of mobile technologies, as well!

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Trying to catch a sneak peak at what we’re bringing to the table at ISTE 2019?

May 14, 2019 9:06:00 AM / by Jenni LaMont

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You’ve come to the right place. While I can’t tell you all our secrets, I guess it’s OK if I give you a few hints to wet your whistle. Our main sources of excitement around the office have been focused around three things: robotics, partnerships and curriculum.

 

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