Thank you for your support in Round 3 of the #SciFund Challenge!

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Our supporters include individuals like Tom McDonnell, Elisabeth Whyte and Kellin Ulibarri! Thank you for your support in Round #3 of the #SciFund Challenge! There is still time! We still have 5 days left with $425 to go in “Telepathic Cyborg Robots” and $370 to go in “Digitize the World”! Thanks to all of you who are helping to make this research possible! Continue reading

In the face of Interference

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One week remains but crowd-funding efforts have been impacted by interference with teachers taking part in the STEMulate Learning program. No matter the reason why someone complained about crowd funding, STEMulate Learning and SOLID Learning will continue to conduct STEM workshops and to develop new materials for educators and students. Continue reading

#SciFund Round 3 “Digitize the World”

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In Round 3 of the #SciFund Challenge, I will be crowd-funding a 3D Scanner to scan objects and students for the SOLID Learning program. Museums have offered access to their collections in return for access to the scanned files, and scanning poses no harm to fragile dinosaur bones or priceless artifacts from antiquity. This crowd-funding project can literally share the world’s history with any teacher or student anywhere in the world by scanning items and making them freely available for download. Continue reading

#SciFund Challenge Participation

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STEMulate Learning has been taking part in the #SciFund Challenge since the beginning. Round 3 coming up and we will have another entry in this exciting program hosted by the RocketHub crowd-funding site. Here I discuss our success in rounds 1 and 2, and introduce our concepts for round 3! Continue reading

Crowd-funding a Mobile Makerspace

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In order to reach rural schools and isolated educators, STEMulate Learning will use past crowd-funded equipment together with a few new items to create a Mobile Makerspace. This project will be run through the KickStarter crowd-funding site on the recommendation of several supporters from our past RocketHub efforts. Continue reading

STEMulateOrg’s WCG – 5 Years By July 3, 2012!

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STEMulate Learning (@STEMulateOrg) donated 1 year of CPU power to the World Community Grid my May, 2 years by mid June, and 5 years by the start of July! Join the STEMulate Learning team and add your idle processing time to this team effort! Continue reading

Solar Seaweed

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Solar Seaweed is a combination of flexible photovoltaic solar panels and piezoelectric films that will be anchored to the seabed or configured to float atop the water’s surface. Solar Seaweed moves with the ocean’s waves and harvests sunlight just as its plant cousins do – producing power without any harmful emissions or byproducts. Continue reading

STEMulateOrg’s WCG Update – June 2012

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STEMulate Learning (STEMulateOrg) donated more than 1 year of CPU power to the World Community Grid during its first four months of crowdfunded operation, but reached its second year of donated time in under a month because of additional people joining the STEMulate Learning team! Continue reading

The #SciFund Daily Monitor Newspaper

#SciFund article curation through the Paper.Li online newspaper service

Paper.Li allows me to curate #SciFund related topics in a newspaper-like layout that can be configured for weekly, daily or morning and evening editions. When you want to present the news about your topic, Paper.Li puts you in the editor’s seat! Continue reading