Free STEM Education Webinar

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National InstruScience Technology Engineering Mathments and The Infinity Project are hosting a webinar for educations across the US that are interested in increasing student engagement in STEM [Science, Technology, Engineering & Math] through high-tech engineering.

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Webcast of Autodesk’s Digital STEAM Workshop 12/14/11

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f you are an educator that works with Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics or use Autodesk software this is a great webinar for you to attend. Mark your calendars for Wednesday, December 14 3PM EST (12PM PST)

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Change Videos Using Temperature

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Creative ways to make science, technology, math and engineering something that students want to learn. Plus some really great contests for you to win cash for yourself and/or software for your classroom.

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Building ‘Out of the Box’ with fischertechnik

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Kits are available that address many different areas of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Education, from physics to pneumatics, robotics to renewable energies, as well as fundamentals of gears, structures, bracing, simple machines, and so much more.

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Upcoming Webcast for Teachers from Autodesk

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This workshop makes it easy to engage students with a powerful learning experience that is easy to implement. Discover the “Power of Possible.” Register today.

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NYSETA and NYSTEEA

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We recently had the pleasure to attend a few local technology education trade shows as an exhibitor. Both, the NYSETA (New York State Engineering Technology Association) at Erie Community College in Buffalo, and the NYSTEEA (New York State Technology and Engineering Educator’s Association) at SUNY Oswego were opportunities to meet with our customers face-to-face and introduce ourselves to new contacts.

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Interesting STEM News from K12Lab for Education

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A high school robotics class teamed up with a regional health care clinic and together they’ve created a Knee Brace Simulator. Utilizing LabVIEW for Education and the NI myDAQ. They developed a solution for keeping weight off the knee during recovery. Here’s a video with Evan Reyier, Rita Collier and Dr. Larry Kravitz explaining how it was done.

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The Future of STEM

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STEM is one of the fastest-growing job markets in the United States. Not only is it a huge job market, but it’s a cutting edge industry. STEM helps push scientific innovation, technological progress, medical advancements, and new inventions.

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Using fischertechnik in Your Classroom—Part 2:

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While the above example relates to an engineering classroom, a similar challenge could be posed to students using any of the other fischertechnik sets. Students working with, for example, the da Vinci Machines set might be asked how an improvement could be made to his original design of the file cutting machine which might improve the safety of use, or students using the Oeco Tech and Hydro Cell kits

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