Game Design Tutorial: How to Use Blend Trees in Unity

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Game Design Tutorial: How to Use Blend Trees in Unity

In modern game design and development, 2D and 3D animations are increasingly complex. If you’ve worked on a game in any capacity, you have probably come across a need to have, for example, a walking animation trigger a running animation based on movement speed. To tackle such a problem, Unity 3D has something called blend trees. In this post, we’ll … Read More

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Explore Robotics Instrumentation and Control with fischertechnik

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Explore Robotics Instrumentation and Control with fischertechnik

The innovative and flexible fischertechnik construction system is esteemed by builders and enthusiasts of all ages, across the globe. There are fischertechnik sets available for all levels of expertise, from starter sets for young children to industrial simulation models. fischertechnik also develops many products to help its users pursue robotics. In fact, fischertechnik was the very first construction set to incorporate robotics and programming within … Read More

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How to Control LEDs with Raspberry Pi

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How to Control LEDs with Raspberry Pi

Today, we’ll be looking at how we can use the Raspberry Pi to turn light emitting diodes (LEDs) on and off. This is one of the most basic things you can do with a Raspberry Pi but it’s a great starting point for learning about physical computing. By the end of this tutorial, you will have a Raspberry Pi that … Read More

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Education Tools for Exploring Key STEM Concepts

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Education Tools for Exploring Key STEM Concepts

If you are looking to inspire your students to learn and master STEM related concepts, you know this isn’t an easy task. Studica and fischertechnik offer a variety of classroom solutions that can help. You may have read about our curriculum programs for elementary STEM education. But, what about your older and more advanced students? How do you reach middle and … Read More

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Educational Webinar Schedule for December Announced

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Educational Webinar Schedule for December Announced

Studica has released an educational webinar schedule for December. These informative webinars can help you meet academic challenges. With over 30 years of experience connecting teachers, students, and schools with the best technology, software, and solutions, we keep an eye out for the products that can improve the learning experience. If you are an educator that has asked any of the … Read More

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Curriculum Programs for Elementary STEM Education

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Curriculum Programs for Elementary STEM Education

The importance of STEM education has been well documented. Everyone is in agreement we have to teach our students so they can be competitive in the global marketplace. What is not so simple is figuring out how to achieve that. How can educators engage their students in STEM learning? Project-based learning has proven to be an excellent tool. By engaging students in … Read More

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GameSalad STEM Education Bundles with Curriculum

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GameSalad STEM Bundles with Curriculum

If you are looking for new ways to boost confidence in STEM learning, GameSalad is a great solution for you. Like Unity, GameSalad is a game development tool – however, GameSalad STEM Bundles focus solely on 2D games and require no coding. Giving you more time to focus on teaching programming concepts. Instead of getting bogged down with traditional coding syntax, teach your students about … Read More

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Robotics: Spotlight on Makeblock Ultimate 2.0

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Makeblock Ultimate 2.0 10-in-1 Robot set

As we’ve mentioned before Makeblock offers open source maker sets for the 21st century. Inspiring human creativity through technology is their mission. They are one of the best intelligent hardware companies in the world. Because Makeblock wants everyone to “think, program, create and construct” their dreams, they offer the electronic modules and mechanical parts that make this possible. Constantly innovating, they have … Read More

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Codeybot Makes Learning to Code Fun

kristielAll Topics, Coding & Programming, Robotics

Codeybot Makes Learning to Code Fun

Codeybot is the latest innovation from Makeblock, a company so passionate about robotics that they want to share this passion. A leader in the DIY/Maker community, their open-source construction platform is ideal for makers at all levels. Beginners and experienced engineers alike can construct their dreams with the vast array of electronic modules and mechanical parts they offer. Jasen Wang, the founder of Makeblock, is a huge robot enthusiast. … Read More

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