Monthly Archives: April 2013

How Lego Is Constructing the Next Generation of Engineers

How Lego Is Constructing the Next Generation of Engineers With programmable robots and student competitions, Lego is making “tinkering with machines cool again” There are no ballpoint grenade pens, no wrist-mounted dart guns, no Aston Martins tricked out with smoke screens, bulletproof glass, revolving license plates or ejector seats. Still, the geek-approved contraptions at Lego’s…

NBC Learn on Hockey and Football

Science of NHL Hockey NBC Learn and NBC Sports, in partnership with the National Science Foundation and the National Hockey League, explore the science and math behind professional hockey. http://www.nbclearn.com/portal/site/learn/science-of-nhl-hockey Science of NFL Football NBC Learn, in partnership with the National Science Foundation and National Football League, unravels the science behind professional football. http://www.nbclearn.com/portal/site/learn/science-of-nfl-football Visit…

ND STEM Statewide Committee Structure

ND STEM NETWORK Committees, meeting by phone regularly. Communication: Develop a voice of the Network and clarify its work. Research and Data: Engaging in/developing projects that fulfill agreed upon network research goals. Management: Firm up the the management structure and delineate short term and longer term roles. Policy Advocacy: Establishing legislation in support of STEM statewide. Public-Private Partnerships: Map the…

OSLN & MC2 Referenced as Models

Excerpted from Preparing a 21st Century Workforce Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education in the 2014 Budget STEM Innovation Networks: The Budget invests $150 million to help school districts, individually or in consortia, to build strategic partnerships with universities, Federal science agencies, businesses, museums, skilled volunteers and other educational entities, such as the partnership…

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