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Robotics Orders Up 41% Through September « Robots in America

“In the first nine months of the year the industry has received orders for more robots than in all of 2010, which was also a very good year,” said Jeff Burnstein, President of Robotic Industries Association (RIA), the industry's ...
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Math and science

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ExxonMobil supports programs that encourage students to take an active interest in careers in the math and science fields, support professional development of highly qualified teachers and promote involvement of women and minorities in these...
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The Five Misconceptions About Teaching Math and Science - Slate Magazine

The Five Misconceptions About Teaching Math and Science - Slate Magazine | EngineeringGTT | Scoop.it
Slate MagazineThe Five Misconceptions About Teaching Math and ScienceSlate MagazineScience, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education is critical in the high-tech global marketplace that has replaced the industrial economy.UA-Monticello Graduating...
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Study in the States - DHS Announces Expanded List of STEM Degree Programs

Study in the States - DHS Announces Expanded List of STEM Degree Programs | EngineeringGTT | Scoop.it
Everything you need to know to be a part of the “best and brightest” foreign students studying and remaining in the US.
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Parents play a crucial role in building kids’ interest in science and math | Budding Scientist, Scientific American Blog Network

Parents play a crucial role in building kids’ interest in science and math | Budding Scientist, Scientific American Blog Network | EngineeringGTT | Scoop.it
Earlier this week the Girl Scouts, which turns 100 this year, released an interesting report on teenage girls' attitudes toward science and math. Some highlights:


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iPhone Manufacturer Foxconn to Build an 'Intelligent Robotics ...

Company chairman Terry Gou signed a letter of intent this week with Taichung mayor Jason Hu that lays out the company's plan to build a production facility described as an “intelligent robotics kingdom” in the Central Taiwan ...
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Robotics Orders Up 41% Through September « Robots in America

“In the first nine months of the year the industry has received orders for more robots than in all of 2010, which was also a very good year,” said Jeff Burnstein, President of Robotic Industries Association (RIA), the industry's ...
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Is that a robot in your suitcase?

Is that a robot in your suitcase? | EngineeringGTT | Scoop.it
A flying robot as small as a dinner plate that can zoom to hard-to-reach places and a fleet of eco-friendly robotic farm-hands are just two of the exciting projects a robotics team in Australia is working on.
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Retaining the STEM Dropouts | Inside Higher Ed

Retaining the STEM Dropouts | Inside Higher Ed | EngineeringGTT | Scoop.it
Retaining the #STEM Dropouts: http://t.co/gizlx18f #lectures...
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Honda unveils new ASIMO robot, and more

Honda unveils new ASIMO robot, and more | EngineeringGTT | Scoop.it
Honda Robotics has unveiled the new version of its iconic Asimo walking bipedal robot, redesigned with autonomous behavior in mind.
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Honda Worldwide | November 8, 2011 "Honda Unveils All-new ASIMO with Significant Advancements"

Honda Worldwide | November 8, 2011 "Honda Unveils All-new ASIMO with Significant Advancements" | EngineeringGTT | Scoop.it
Honda Worldwide | November 8, 2011 Honda Unveils All-new ASIMO with Significant Advancements - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today unveiled an all-new ASIMO humanoid robot newly equipped with the world’s first* autonomous behavior control technology.
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Coming Soon to a School Near You: New Science Standards | Edutopia

Coming Soon to a School Near You: New Science Standards | Edutopia | EngineeringGTT | Scoop.it
In parallel to the Common Core, science is getting a new set of standards. Blogger Eric Brunsell describes the process and framework for this new collection of 21st century requirements.
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Japanese robot maker shows off guide dog replacement | thinq_

Japanese robot maker shows off guide dog replacement | thinq_ | EngineeringGTT | Scoop.it
Japanese robot maker uses Kinect sensor for guide dog replacement (RT @adelerobots: Japanese robot maker shows off guide dog replacement.)...
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» Russia’s Martian Moon Mission Stranded in Earth Orbit

» Russia’s Martian Moon Mission Stranded in Earth Orbit | EngineeringGTT | Scoop.it
Russia's Mars-bound probe Phobos-Grunt had an almost immediate engine failure after launch, and now the race is on for the space agency to correct its course and get it back on track towards the red planet.
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10 Startling Stats About Minorities in STEM - Online Universities

10 Startling Stats About Minorities in STEM - Online Universities | EngineeringGTT | Scoop.it
The stats on minorities in STEM fields are disheartening and showcase the need for increased attention to the lack of bright young minority students in all STEM occupations.
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Learning In Afterschool Blog: All Things Girls and STEM, Part 1

Learning In Afterschool Blog: All Things Girls and STEM, Part 1 | EngineeringGTT | Scoop.it
Last spring, President Obama stated emphatically that, “Emphasizing STEM education—especially to girls and minority students–is one of the most important efforts the U.S. can make if it hopes to produce college- and ...
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U.S lag in science, math a disaster in the making - CNN.com

U.S lag in science, math a disaster in the making - CNN.com | EngineeringGTT | Scoop.it
William Bennett says America will lose its competitive edge if its students continue their lackluster performance in STEM fields.
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Get Set for STEM Education

Why STEM education is important to the citizens of Virginia's Region 2000 (Greater Lynchburg, VA) and what we're doing to get students ready for STEM focused...
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Everything-Robotic by The Robot Report - tracking the business of robotics

Everything-Robotic by The Robot Report - tracking the business of robotics | EngineeringGTT | Scoop.it
RT @innorobo: Reading China's Mammoth Intro to Robotics http://t.co/oKEpAA3w...
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Foxconn Wants to Build “Intelligent Robotics Kingdom” to Replace ...

Foxconn Wants to Build “Intelligent Robotics Kingdom” to Replace ... | EngineeringGTT | Scoop.it
iPhone maker Foxconn aims to manufacture its own robots and automation equipment at a new production and R&D facility at the Central Taiwan Science Park to replace some of its human laborers. Chairman Terry Gou has ...
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Nice Learning Technology photos | All things related to educational technology

Nice Learning Technology photos | All things related to educational technology | EngineeringGTT | Scoop.it
Nice Learning Technology photos - A few nice Learning Technology images I found: FIRST Robotics Northstar Regional...
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Project Based Instruction in STEM Education: Class 18: 11/01/11 ...

Project Based Instruction in STEM Education: Class 18: 11/01/11 ... | EngineeringGTT | Scoop.it
This is a blog centering on Dr. Petrosino's course at The University of Texas at Austin entitled " EDC 365E Project Based Instruction in STEM Education." This is the capstone course in the UTeach Natural Sciences ...
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All-New ASIMO by Honda Robotics | TopAndBest

(click for time bookmarks) - Running at 9 km/h (00:00) - Hopping on One Leg (fixed point) (00:22) - Hopping on One Leg (circular motion) (01:38) - Hopping on Two Legs (circular motion) (02:55) - Kicking a Ball (04:18) [video from Honda] (All-New ASIMO...
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Apps that Combine Learning Art & Science | Digital Tools and Education

Apps that Combine Learning Art & Science | Digital Tools and Education | EngineeringGTT | Scoop.it
Apps that combine learning art and science...
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Robotic avatar transmits real-time sensations of remote environment

Robotic avatar transmits real-time sensations of remote environment | EngineeringGTT | Scoop.it
TELESAR V Telexistence Robot Avatar is a remotely controlled robot that transmits sight, hearing and touch sensations to its operator via a set of...
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Stroke of Bad Luck: When Biology Refuses to Listen to Logic | Health & Medicine | DISCOVER Magazine

Stroke of Bad Luck: When Biology Refuses to Listen to Logic | Health & Medicine | DISCOVER Magazine | EngineeringGTT | Scoop.it
An impressive new procedure for preventing strokes had everything on its side: a rational approach, high-tech scans, exacting microsurgery. Everything, that is, except effectiveness.
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