The Starting of STEM

The Starting of STEM

Everything starts somewhere, everything has a beginning. Young girls might not have ever heard of the word STEM and less about what it means. We introduce the topic to them as fun projects to do and build from there after a good foundation is started into these topics.

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I'm going to try making a Vacuum Sphere that will float. No one has ever been successful I was told in making one that would work but I am going to try anyway. I use cheap and easily obtainable materials.

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The Gathering of Eagles

The Gathering of Eagles

I don’t know if you ever sat in a room full of people that have a direct part in shaping the future of the world, but I had that distinct pleasure this May 11th and 12th, in this year of 2011. They aren’t called scientists, researchers, inventors, investigators, politicians, or explorers. They are called educators.

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Cardboard or Fiberboard in our Schools

Cardboard or Fiberboard in our Schools

 

Cardboard Construction Destructive Testing 

By Corporal Willy, February 23rd 2010

 

   One of the volunteer jobs that I do while being retired is to write for http://www.engineering.com   My articles report on the various items I find that might be interesting to technologists, engineers, scientists and physicists worldwide.  These articles should also be of interest to teachers all over the world, because I do include science projects now and then that can be used for classroom projects and school science events.  Today I started a special project in our schools in Las Vegas and hopefully it will be adopted everywhere in the world.  The use of cardboard or fiberboard as it is sometimes called can be used to build small construction projects and then used in “destructive testing.” 

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