Posts tagged with ‘education’

Posts tagged with ‘education’

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    How To Get Started With Robotics In The Classroom

    This is a time of new beginnings, fresh starts, and a whole lot of chaos. by Lisa Rode, 6th Grade Classroom Teacher in Fairfax County, VA When starting a new school year or initiative, how do you add anything more? If you are not familiar with programming and robotics, adding “just one more thing” can be a bit intimidating,...

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    A Teacher’s Takeaways from the 2017 ISTE Conference

    What I learned at ISTE 2017 The ISTE conference is a spectacular reminder of why teaching is one of the best professions.  It is incredible to talk to so many educators, administrators, district-level technology coordinators, and others from around the world.  Each one is so passionate about what they teach and learning new things to help their students.  The...

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  • Solar Powered LEGO Robot Workshops Are a Hit with Students and Teachers

    Recently Dexter Industries teamed up with the University of Arizona to bring solar powered robots to engineering teaching.  Students are getting hands-on learning experience in solar engineering using the dSolar to power their LEGO MINDSTORMS robots. A teaching concept that lets students power up Lego robots by retrofitting them with mini solar panels is making its way out of...

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  • New Lab: NXT Solar Powered Car

    Explore solar energy and electric vehicles by designing and testing a solar powered car using LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT and Dexter Industries dSolar 4W.

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  • New Lab: Measure Heat from a Computer With a Thermal Infrared Sensor

    A great new lab from K12Lab.com: using the Thermal Infrared Sensor to Measure Heat From a Computer

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  • Wheel Chair Control with the NXTBee, RobotC

    Very cool project using the NXTBee: "Independent Wheelchair Control for a Quadriplegic"

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  • Why you should study engineering.

    Engineering is Not Boring

    Why studying engineering is not boring. Popular Science explains how, rather than read a book in college, you can blow things up.

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  • "E" is for Engineer

    "I also wish children could understand how much fun I have. Because we need more engineers in this country for sure if we hope to remain globally competitive."

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  • Dexter Industries Thermal Sensor reading the temperature 2

    Datalogging for Dexter Industries Sensors

    We've added new NXT-G Blocks so you can start Data Logging with our educational sensors.

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