NEW: STEAM related videos. This one is from Disney Research showing how they design kinetic wire characters.
The LEGO Mindstorms Education EV3 for STEM / STEAM enrichment looks like a fun way to learn about science, technology, engineering, and math. Here is the intro from the LEGO web site: “Save time on your STEM lesson planning while giving your students the inspiration, tools and knowledge […]
“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 […]
“Each month StemBox delivers hands-on STEM learning to girls 7-13. Girls also receive exposure to some of today’s most inspiring women in STEM through educational videos and interviews.” StemBox Web site Here is an example of a StemBox you can purchase from the web site. The Shark Box […]
LittleBits Web Site With ForCarol.com’s new emphasis on helping to keep Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) activities in the classroom, here is our first blog introducing some cool STEM related products that teachers can use in their classrooms. In the old days, this engineer used breadboards to […]
Last week a new app, Pokemon Go, was released that has caused quite a stir worldwide. Suddenly, kids of all ages are up off the couch meeting new (or old) friends in the great outdoors while chasing Pokemon around town, campus, etc. In the process Nintendo has racked […]
This past year, I have seen a dramatic increase in the development of autonomous cars. A number of companies (from Toyota to Mercedes Benz to GM to Google and more) are developing cars that can drive by themselves (to some degree). From our perspective (ForCarol.com): Maybe this is […]
I have been playing around with the online version of Photoshop CC 2015. Here are a few of my attempts. I am an engineer, not an artist, so be kind. 🙂 I like black….haha — Coming out on Sept 18, 2015 Tracy Non-Profit Facebook Page Scholarship Winners David […]
The following Tracy, CA small businesses have promised to “Fill the Bag” this summer with classroom supplies for local Tracy, CA teachers. Please do business with these wonderful small businesses. Click the business name to go to their web site. — NNIS Computer and Network Support Serving both […]
I bought a book on programming a few months back. But….I decided I was just too damn old to learn all this stuff again. I wished they had an app maker that was easy to use that worked well and did not require detailed programming knowledge. Maybe one […]
– – I was flipping thru Flipboard tonight and spotted this article. The car won’t start unless your phone is plugged in. No more texting while driving. The number of phones appears to be very limited. I see two models of iPhone and only one Android phone (one […]
I was flipping through Flipboard and saw this interesting article on the top ten most visited sites on the Internet. Enjoy! http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2013/03/09/10-web-sites-most-visited/1970835/ – Drive Safe! Never Forget.
Spotted this article on Flipboard. Very interesting. 🙂 Google In Education: Chromebooks Now Embraced By More Than 2000 Schools http://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonevangelho/2013/02/02/google-in-education-chromebooks-now-embraced-by-more-than-2000-schools/