Solar Alternative Energy

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I first became interest in alternative energy after the oil crisis in the 1970’s, testing a solar concentrator, alcohol biofuel generator and a vertical-axis wind turbine in the school Science Fair. Continue reading

Student Engagement Through Competitions Like The STEM Challenge

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STEMulate Learning workshops explore open hardware and software that teachers can use to enhance their classrooms without exceptional cost, but students really get excited at personalized learning and taking part in educational competitions like the STEM Challenge video game design project. Continue reading

SOLID Learning Competitions

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Teachers suggested that SOLID Learning robot designs and tasks for Arduino controls fitting common robotics competition standards like VEX, FIRST and BEST would assist teachers limited by the cost of competition kits and enhance student career opportunities after high school. Continue reading