AggieSTEM Summer Camp Students on Television

DevynBaceletIcon

Students taking part in the AggieSTEM Summer Camps at Texas A&M University have been interviewed for television and their designs are on display at the University art gallery! Continue reading

During the 30-day #SciFund Challenge

#SciFund Challange 2014 Logo

During the 30-day #SciFund Challenge crowdfunding effort, the STEMulate Learning workshops will continue as planned even as we seek crowd support to add a new resource to our Summer program – the OpenROV robot. Continue reading

Digging for tech “gold” in the Scrap-heap

ElectonicScrapIcon

Many times, all that is needed is a trip to the scrap heap to find many opportunities for learning and further exploration of STEM subjects like Computer Science and programming. Whenever you need to find ways to excite young learners, you do not need to rely on expensive pre-prepared lessons and kits, just take a look at your local scrap-heap (using proper security measures) for inspiration! Continue reading

Raspberry Pi brings back memories of the ZX81

Timex Sinclair ZX81 Computer

The Raspberry Pi computer reminds me of the Timex Sinclair ZX81 that let me build my own computer, and will enable today’s learners to step forward towards the next 30 years in turn! both are products seen first in the UK and enjoy many similarities, although the 30 years between also provide some extraordinary steps forward! Continue reading