Teach Mobile Robotics with fischertechnik

kristielfischertechnik, Robotics

Teach Mobile Robotics with fischertechnik

An emerging sector in manufacturing and engineering technology is mobile robotics.  A mobile robot is defined as an automatic machine that is capable of locomotion. Not fixed to one location, these robots move around their environments. By comparison, industrial robots are mostly stationary. As you can imagine there are many applications for mobile robotics. Industries such as medicine, manufacturing, agriculture, … Read More

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Here Comes The August Education Webinars

kristielSTEM Education, Webinars

Here Comes The August Education Webinars

Earn your place in the sun with new inspiration for the upcoming school year! These education webinars really turn up the heat with innovative solutions for your classroom. Introducing young students to STEM concepts is rewarding and challenging, but fischertechnik Introduction to STEM sets can make it a breeze. For your bright advanced learners, fresh project-based learning tools that include standards-based curricula will … Read More

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Making IoT Accessible to Education with ThingWorx

kristielAll Topics, Internet of Things (IoT), STEM Education

Making IoT Accessible to Education with ThingWorx

PTC is bringing its’ powerful ThingWorx technology platform to the education market. ThingWorx is a technology platform that allows users to develop and deploy connected solutions for the Internet of Things. The Internet of Things, commonly referred to as IoT, has been around for decades. Simplified, IoT refers to connecting devices or “things” with the internet to send and receive … Read More

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Teach the Fundamentals of Engineering with Mechanics 2

kristielAll Topics, fischertechnik, STEM Education

Teach the Fundamentals of Engineering with Mechanics 2.0

fischertechnik Education offers a progression of tools to help teach STEM education concepts. Beginning in elementary school, fischertechnik provides curriculum-based programs for 2nd Grade and up. Advancing to Middle and High School, topic-focused, activity-based STEM sets are available including standards-based curriculum offerings. Pre-assembled simulation models are available for higher education, vocational and technical programs. This article will focus on the Mechanics … Read More

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Countdown to WorldSkills 2017 in Abu Dhabi

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Countdown to WorldSkills 2017 in Abu Dhabi

There are less than 100 days before the WorldSkills 2017 global vocational skills competition begins in Abu Dhabi! Teams from around the globe are busy making preparations for the 44th WorldSkills Competition in October. This event boasts over 1,300 participants from 77 countries. Showcasing the value of skills is the main objective of this event that is being organized by ACTVET, the … Read More

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A Closer Look at Pixologic ZBrush 4R8

kristiel3D Printing, All Topics

A Closer Look at Pixologic ZBrush 4R8

ZBrush has set the standard for what the 3D industry has come to expect from a digital sculpting application. It bridges the gap between 2D and 3D. A powerful tool used in the making of many award-winning films and video games, this digital sculpting and painting program also serves many other industries. From scientific visualization and vehicle design to education and … Read More

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Using the Raspberry Pi Timer for Embedded Environments

Mark PhilippAll Topics, Coding & Programming, Tutorial

Using the Raspberry Pi Timer for Embedded Environments

We recently posted a blog about embedded programming using the Raspberry Pi. In an effort to provide further information about accessing Raspberry Pi hardware in an embedded environment, this post will dive into using Raspberry Pi’s 1 MHz timer, also known as the system timer. In this post, we will be extending our last project and modifying our Delay function … Read More

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July STEM Education Webinar Listings Announced

kristielAll Topics, STEM Education, Webinars

July STEM Education Webinar Listings Announced

It’s finally summertime! Hopefully, now you can take some time to sit back and unwind. But if you are like most educators that we know, we understand that just because the school year is over that doesn’t mean your work is. So take a moment to check out our July webinar line-up with some great ideas for next year! Studica … Read More

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