STEM League NVD - November 3, 2016

Photos from the STEM League meet held at Northern Valley Regional High School – Demarest on November 3, 2016 are now posted.

Below are a few favorites. For the complete album, please click to:

https://flic.kr/s/aHskMbPJGz

 

Below is a link to brief video highlights from the competition.

Congratulations to the First Place Team from […]

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STEM Toys that Inspire Ingenuity

                   

 

 

Here’s a list of fifteen toys that inspire ingenuity, creativity, tinkering, STEM learning, building, and making for kids of all ages.

Price $ – under $25 $$ – $25-49.99 $$$ – $50-74.99 $$$$ – $75-99.99 $$$$$ – over $100

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STEM League NVOT - October 27, 2015

Photos from the STEM League meet held at Northern Valley Regional High School – Old Tappan on October 27, 2015 are now posted.

Below are a few favorites. For the complete album, please click to:

https://flic.kr/s/aHsknRhFNs

 

Below is a link to brief video highlights from the competition.

Congratulations to the First Place Team […]

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STEM League Northern Highlands - April 14, 2015

Photos from the STEM League meet held at Northern Highlands Regional HS on April 14, 2015 are now posted.

Below are a few favorites. For the complete album, please click to:

https://flic.kr/s/aHskjVoDGf

   

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App Review: 123D Catch

Cost: Free Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Grade Levels: 7-12 iPad App Link

The 123D Catch app developed by Autodesk demonstrates exciting new possibilities for tablets and smart phones. Use your camera to take 20-30 photos of an object from various angles and 360 degrees around and the app generates a 3D model of […]

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App Review: 3D CAD Models Engineering

Cost: Free Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Grade Levels: 7-12 iPad App Link

The CAD Models app provides access to thousands of drawn and rendered parts from more than 300 catalogs of leading global manufacturers. The downloadable 3D CAD models are compliant with the most important international standards and are available for all current […]

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App Review: Wind Tunnel

Cost: $1.99, Free Lite and HD Pro versions available Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Grade Levels: 4-12 iPad App Link

The Wind Tunnel app allows you to draw freeform shapes on screen and observe a simulation of how particles and smoke would move over and around the shape in a wind tunnel. This could […]

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Ingenuity

The profession I most closely identify with has been challenged since I’ve entered into it, perhaps longer, with an identity crisis. This is not surprising; I believe that many others in education are hard-pressed to articulate why they teach what they teach. To me, this discussion is very much about identifying the personal quality that […]

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President Obama's State of the Union 2011

About the first thirty minutes of President Obama’s State of the Union Speech tonight was dedicated to innovation, education, and infrastructure.

I don’t take lightly how the president interwove these themes with education and our schools. I especially noted this reference to the teaching of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): “And over the next […]

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Project Management

The processes of invention and project management are very similar, and both are very important to the world of business. An inventor manages a complex project or process involving manpower, money, resources, and time schedules, just like an engineer would do when they create a new product or design and construct a new building or […]

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