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Engineering

This process is a step-by-step method used by teams of engineers to solve engineering problems or challenges. We all run into issues in our everyday lives. These might involve a gadget that’s not working correctly and needs improvement or could include something we want to make “from scratch.” Using math, engineering, and science concepts, we consider...

Simple machines are tools with few or no moving parts that make work easier. There are six types of simple machines: lever, inclined plane, wedge, screw, wheel and axle, and pulley. I love starting out a lesson on simple machines of brainstorming as a class all of the examples of different simple machines they can think...

The Spider Robots are coming. When it is time to introduce your students to Robotics, the Spider Robot is a great option. It is an inexpensive way to introduce the building blocks of robotics.  I have used this Robot in my STEM classes for over five years. When I first started using it, my goal was...