FIRST Robotics Launches Destination: Deep Space

kristielAll Topics, Competitions & Contests, Robotics

FIRST Robotics Launches Destination: Deep Space

Founded in 1989, FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) was created to help inspire the youth of the world to become technology and science innovators and leaders. Using exciting, mentor-driven programs students are able to build important skills in science, technology, and engineering while at the same time building confidence, self-esteem, and communication skills. FIRST Robotics – FIRST … Read More

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Dremel 3D Printing Solutions for Education

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Dremel 3D Printing Solutions for Education

Are you familiar with the brand Dremel? You’ve probably seen their products walking through your local hardware store, Home Depot, or Lowes. For over 80 years, this trusted brand has been assisting Makers of all kinds with a complete line of versatile tool systems. Dremel is now bringing its experience and expertise to the education market. It is their mission … Read More

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Makeblock Airblock – A New Kind of Drone

kristielAll Topics, Robotics

Makeblock Airblock - A New Kind of Drone

Drones have become increasingly popular in recent years. But what if you are a newbie in the drone world? Perhaps you are looking for something for your child or maybe you want to learn about the fundamental concepts of coding. The Makeblock Airblock could be the perfect solution for you! Makeblock is a company known across the globe for its … Read More

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World Record fischertechnik Build and New Products

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fischertechnik Update: World Record and New Products

We have much to share with you from the world of fischertechnik. For one, at this year’s Fan Club Day, a World Record was achieved! A bridge 45 meters long, has been constructed entirely out of fischertechnik building blocks. The bridge, modeled after the famous Russky Bridge in Russia, used approximately 53,000 parts. Earning it the title of the largest model ever built … Read More

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Coming Soon: fischertechnik’s DIY 3D Printer Set

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Build Your Own 3D Printer with fischertechnik

With much anticipation, we look forward to the release of the fischertechnik Education 3D Printer (item #536624). Designed to provide an engaging and effective method for teaching students about the technology behind this cutting edge form of manufacturing, this exciting new DIY product offering will be available later this summer. Explore Principles of Additive Fabrication with fischertechnik 3D Printer For those not in the know, … Read More

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Dremel Dreams: Digital 3D Technology in the Classroom

kristiel3D Printing, All Topics, STEM Education

Dremel recently made its 3D printer, the Dremel Idea Builder, available to classrooms everywhere. The new academic kit also includes Dremel Dreams, an educational program specifically developed to introduce digital technology in your classroom. As the fastest out-of-the box solution with easy-to-use, built-in software, your students can start building 3D designs in a matter of minutes. Dream Big with Dremel The … Read More

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How To Build a Solar Tracker

kristielAll Topics, fischertechnik, National Instruments

For this post, Studica’s Co-op student utilized all the skills they have acquired the past few weeks with products such as the National Instruments myDAQ and fischertechnik models. They built and programmed a solar tracker using the fischertechnik Oeco Tech Renewable Energy kit as well as various spare parts as well as National Instruments LabVIEW with the myDAQ and a … Read More

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