FIRST Robotics Launches Destination: Deep Space

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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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2019 Pantone Color of the Year Announced

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2019 Pantone Color of the Year Announced Living Coral

Since 2000, Pantone has appointed a color of the year. This year marks the 20th Color of the Year chosen by the Pantone Color Institute. After careful deliberation and trend analysis, Pantone’s color experts have selected a vibrant, yet mellow shade. The 2019 Color of the Year is Living Coral 16-1546. This coral hue with a golden undertone is animating and life-affirming. … Read More

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Taking a Closer Look at EYW Engineering Courses

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Taking a Closer Look at EYW Engineering Courses

We’ve discussed the innovative, high school engineering curriculum that the Engineer Your World program provides. You’ve seen how this standards-based program inspires students. Now, let’s take a closer look at the courses offered in this easily accessible, high quality, and affordable program. EYW I: Engineering Design & Analysis  The first course in the program immerses students in authentic engineering practices. This class is … 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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Which Pantone Color Guide Do You Need?

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Which Pantone Guide Do You Need?

As we all know, Pantone is the authority on color management around the globe. It creates the standard language for color communication among various industries. From designers and manufacturers to retailers and consumers – Pantone ensures everyone is on the same page regarding exactly what a color should look like. This is particularly important when it comes down to print … Read More

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Why Do Architects Love Lumion Visualization Software?

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Lumion is a real-time, 3D architectural visualization tool that helps architects and design professionals easily use CAD technology to create stunning architectural visualizations in minutes to impress clients. Whether communicating your project to a client, collaborating with your team using realistic visualizations, or making a last-minute design change, Lumion 8 dials up the power to allow fast, stress-free rendering. Use … Read More

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Expanding Simulation Tools with solidThinking Inspire

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Expanding Simulation Tools with solidThinking Inspire

In recent years the concept of simulation-driven design; specifically topology optimization and generative design have gained significant popularity. solidThinking excels at providing innovative tools created specifically for this space. Design simulation helps manufacturers to digitally model designs to represent a real-world component to validate an intended product and determine its manufacturability. It helps to reduce prototyping costs, and cycle time to market … Read More

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And the Pantone Color of the Year for 2018 is…

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Pantone-Color-of-the-Year-2018

Once again the Pantone Color Institute has chosen its Color of the Year. “The Pantone Color of the Year has come to mean so much more than ‘what’s trending’ in the world of design; it’s truly a reflection of what’s needed in our world today.” – Laurie Pressman, Vice President of the Pantone Color Institute. This year, they have selected enigmatic … Read More

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Free STEM Curriculum Offer for High Schools from Siemens

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Free STEM Curriculum Offer for High Schools from Siemens

If you haven’t heard, Siemens Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) announced the release of a new high school engineering design course. This is a contemporary problem and project-based STEM curriculum. The course, Siemens Engineering Design, is available to secondary schools free of charge. Siemens has made a commitment to make this course affordable and effective for any high school. As such, in addition … Read More

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CADD Students Design and 3D Print Dog Wheelchair

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CADD Students Design and 3D Print Dog Wheelchair

We are thrilled to share this project-based learning story with you. It comes from CADD Instructor, Dr. Bob Molkenthin from the Aiken County Career & Technology Center. There once was a puppy that was born without its front legs. It just so happens, that his owner was a former student that Dr. Bob’s class had assisted in designing and building a … Read More

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