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Underwater Robotics Curriculum

On April 2, 2018, Posted by , In Resources, With No Comments

Image: waterbotics.org WaterBotics, from the Stevens Institute of Technology, is an innovative, underwater robotics curriculum that can be used in traditional classroom settings or in afterschool and summer camp programs. Using the curriculum, teams of students work together to design, build, program, test, and redesign underwater robots made of LEGO and other components. Students…

Game to Develop Understanding of Calculus Concepts

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Image: triseum.com Created by the game developer Triseum, which grew out of the LIVE Lab at Texas A&M University, the learning game Variant: Limits is designed to assist high school and college students with the intuitive understanding of calculus concepts, which they must apply to save a planet from powerful geomagnetic storms. The game features an immersive 3D…

KANEKO Summer Kids Camps

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Image: KANEKO Unleash your creativity at Summer Kids Camp! Students will engage with local professionals to learn about the principles and processes of design, creativity, and much more. Each 4-day camp provides a group of 16 students a variety of exciting exercises and activities. For more information go to: https://thekaneko.org/programs/camps/

Keep Omaha Beautiful Spring Cleanup

On March 30, 2018, Posted by , In Event, With No Comments

Image: Keep Omaha Beautiful Individuals of all ages and abilities are welcome to join these educational volunteer opportunities to give back to the community and environment. Below are the community cleanup volunteer events Keep Omaha Beautiful has scheduled through May. Leavenworth Neighborhood Cleanup: Sunday, March 25 @ Farine Four [3020…

What a Fascinating Evening Showcasing Endless Virtual Possibilities!

On March 30, 2018, Posted by , In News, With 1 Comment

 “Pathways to Emerging Technology: Virtual Reality in the Workplace, Today and Tomorrow” was a success! The Omaha STEM Ecosystem’s event, held at the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, March 27th, began with a panel discussion with leading virtual reality industry experts focused on current virtual reality practices in the…

What It’s Like to Go to Space Camp—as an Adult

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Image: Natioanal Geographic The debut of NASA’s Adult Space Academy means you’re one small step closer to achieving your space-travel dreams. There’s only one place in the solar system where you can wear a flight suit, experience weightlessness, and work on rockets, all without entering orbit: Space Camp. And, until recently,…

Society of American Military Engineers Student Mentoring Program

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For more information visit: https://sites.google.com/site/samesmp/.

KANEKO Reality

On March 30, 2018, Posted by , In Event,Resources, With No Comments

Experience a new kind of reality at KANEKO this summer.  The notion of truth, history, and the presentation of what is “real” will be dissected within the Reality programming season at KANEKO. A collaborative, interdisciplinary exhibition will investigate art, science, and technology that create, alter, and reflect upon our sense…

Spring into Learning with New edWebinars!

On March 28, 2018, Posted by , In Event,Resources, With No Comments

Image: edWeb Build Confident Communicators in the Classroom Thursday, Mar. 29 at 4 p.m. Eastern Time REGISTER Presented by Katrina Erickson, OTR; and Amy Prechel, OTR Visit Crayons, Pencils, and Keyboards Bringing Creativity to STEAM with Drawing and Coding Thursday, Mar. 29 at 5 p.m. Eastern Time REGISTER Presented by Charlotte…

ACT STEM Webinar

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Image: ACT ACT has a webinar called, STEM Talent: Increasing Demand, Decreasing Supply. Presenters, Gretchen Guffy, Shannon Hayes, and Crispin Gavatt will discuss how the demand for STEM is increasing while student interest is not, and how that gap can be addressed. Learn more at: https://pages2.act.org/post-webinar-stem-talent.html?cid=email:marketo:b2b-k12-higher-ed-none-educator:03232018-domestic-CM1730–mkto5677–organic—-marketing&utm_medium=email&utm_source=marketo&utm_name=b2b-k12-higher-ed-none-educator&utm_content=03232018-domestic-CM1730–mkto5677–organic-button—marketing&mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiT1RObU5UTTJZams0TVRreCIsInQiOiJaalpwZWpiOEhhdWVSN2tRY1o4bHo1d1pUMlRsSWJKY1JSb1gwd29VN0V1eFN5UjRQWDB2Ryt5VFF6UXNpN01HRys1RkZSWTJZeGRSeVFLMTlpT0hnYldXcmJCMTM1QlRFb2c5cHdzXC9mM0ZjbGJ6Qzl4ZUFhRURnVnh5TVFYM3QifQ%3D%3D