Working as an electrical engineer (MSEE from the University of Kansas) at Lawrence Livermore Lab I briefly met with another electrical engineer (BSEE from the University of the Pacific); Jose Hernandez. Years later, I learned that Jose had become an Astronaut and some time after that…..he blasted off into space! […]
For students interested in studying Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEM / STEAM) here is a cool video showing the technology used while filming “Alita: Battle Angel” which happens to be one of my favorite movies (see my review) ever! 🙂 Drive Safe! Never Forget.
PhysicsGirl Diana Cowern visits YouTube to find out what software engineers really do. NOTE: ForCarol.com College Scholarship recipient, Inyoung, now works at YouTube TV. 🙂 As Diana explains: “I left a physics job to do software engineering. Was it worth it? What do software engineers actually do? Software […]
Check out the video below then go to this CNET article and the Sony KOOV web site for more information on KOOV. Here is a quick paragraph from the CNET article: “The Koov pieces contain sensors and actuators that spring to life when kids use them to build […]
Thanks to Michelle Cho our 2017 Carol Phan Scholarship recipient for suggesting the addition of Art to make STEM –> STEAM. 🙂 As a non-profit dedicated to helping local teachers and students with classroom supplies and college scholarships, ForCarol.com is re-starting our STEM / STEAM enrichment program to […]
If you LOVE movies and have an interest in art and technology while working in the movie industry. Here is a terrific video about Interning at Pixar. Imagine how great that would be! Apply here. 🙂 Follow your dreams! STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math Drive Safe! Never […]
NEW: STEAM related videos. This one is from Disney Research showing how they design kinetic wire characters.
Here are some really cool STEM / STEAM gifts for students. I have only included a few gifts that I think are awesome (or are potentially awesome), but, to see a lot more go to the Purdue University “Engineering Gift Guide”. Click the headings below to go to […]
Update Jan 16, 2020: Looks like this product line has been updated to Spike Prime. I added a valid video link and the web link below goes to the right place. Geek on! The LEGO Mindstorms Education EV3 for STEM / STEAM enrichment looks like a fun way […]
“LEGO Education WeDo 2.0 makes science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and coding come to life. The unique combination of the LEGO brick, classroom-friendly software, and engaging, standards-based projects results in a resource that builds students’ confidence to ask questions, define problems, and design their own solutions by putting STEM […]