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Book Club: A New Way to Create

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If you believe the pundits, America doesn’t make anything anymore—you just won’t find “Made in the U.S.A.” on shirt tags, electronics, or other goods. But the truth, according to entrepreneur and Wired Editor in Chief Chris Anderson, is that America is going through a manufacturing renaissance.

 

Wired editor Chris Anderson talks about his new book.

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The world's first Carbon Fiber 3D Printer

The world's first Carbon Fiber 3D Printer | The state of STEM | Scoop.it
Designed to overcome strength limitations of other 3D printed materials, the Mark One 3D printer is the world’s first Carbon Fiber 3D Printer.
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A 3d Printer that prints carbon fiber.  This makes parts that are the strength of aluminium.

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STEM Education: Students Have Interest in STEM Degrees, but Need Encouragement

STEM Education: Students Have Interest in STEM Degrees, but Need Encouragement | The state of STEM | Scoop.it
A new report by ACT shows many high school graduates are interested in science, technology, engineering and math, but pursue other degrees once they enter college (STEM Education: Students Have Interest in STEM Degrees, but Need Encouragement:
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What is STEM Education? - LiveScience.com

What is STEM Education? - LiveScience.com | The state of STEM | Scoop.it
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What is STEM Education?
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STEM is a curriculum based on the idea of educating students in four specific disciplines — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — in an interdisciplinary and applied approach.
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Legacy Effects - Interview with Jason Lopes - 3D Printing Industry

Legacy Effects - Interview with Jason Lopes - 3D Printing Industry | The state of STEM | Scoop.it
We're pleased to share you this recent video from Legacy Effect. Check it out to learn more of how they utilize 3D Printing in their design process.
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The Next Space Shuttle: Hybrid Engines Make Runway-To-Orbit Missions A Reality

The Next Space Shuttle: Hybrid Engines Make Runway-To-Orbit Missions A Reality | The state of STEM | Scoop.it
Engineer Alan Bond sees something more futuristic. “We’re looking at a revolution in transportation,” he says. For Bond, the engine represents the beginning of the world’s first fully reusable spaceship, a new kind of craft that promises to do what no space-faring vehicle ever has: offer reliable, affordable, and regular round-trip access to low Earth orbit.
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Elio Motors @ 84 MPG

Elio Motors @ 84 MPG | The state of STEM | Scoop.it
Why Elio? Simple …84 mpg

It gets 84 miles to the gallon on the highway. That means you can go from Detroit to New York City on a tank of gas – or drive from Shreveport LA to Dallas and back – then back to Dallas again – and still have about 110 miles left before a refill. How is that possible? Keep reading.

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There is a lot of new technolgoy being developed by independant, new upstart companies.

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STEM Education and Careers

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Edmonds Community College received a $592,240 grant from the National Science Foundation to provide scholarships and support to students studying science, technology, engineering, and math.

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What most schools don't teach

What most schools don't teach | The state of STEM | Scoop.it

“I think everybody in this country should learn how to program a computer
because it teaches you how to think.” 
— STEVE JOBS, THE LOST INTERVIEW

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Terrace high school students finish strong in technology competitions

Terrace high school students finish strong in technology competitions | The state of STEM | Scoop.it
Nineteen members of the Mountlake Terrace High School TSA, led by faculty advisor Mark Burbank, participated in the Western Washington Regional TSA Competition on Feb. 2 at Jackson High School in Mill Creek.
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High School Programming Contest: PLU

High School Programming Contest: PLU | The state of STEM | Scoop.it

The contest brings together talented students from high schools throughout the state of Washington to compete in a spirit of fun. The contest will test their programming skills and problem solving ability.

The competition lasts three hours, during which time each team tries to solve several (usually six-ten) computer programming problems using any of a number of programming languages (e.g., Java, C/C++).

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DesignCon 2013′s clues to encouraging STEM education | SiliconBeat

Anybody who doubts the importance of role models in encouraging kids to tackle the tough subjects of science, technology, engineering and math should consider what kids themselves say about how they got interested in the fields.

DesignCon 2013 invited a panel of high school and college students to share their thoughts at the annual chip designer confab in Silicon Valley and several of them mentioned teachers and parents as influences, according to the EE Times. (Who knew?)

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A Dream Deferred: How access to STEM is denied to many students before they get in the door good.

A Dream Deferred: How access to STEM is denied to many students before they get in the door good. | The state of STEM | Scoop.it

This conversation about the role of privilege and access to STEM by diverse students is an important one. Miriam Goldstein at Deep Sea News and author  DNLee both have been very active in science outreach to under-served (and urban) initiating these conversations in our respective scientific spheres...

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How Paul Larsen Reinvented the SailBoat | Autopia | Wired.com

How Paul Larsen Reinvented the SailBoat | Autopia | Wired.com | The state of STEM | Scoop.it
When Paul Larsen decided to sail faster than physics would allow, he had only one choice: Reinvent the boat.Photo: Jonathan Torgovnik; Reportage: Getty Im
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The new bionics that let us run, climb and dance

The new bionics that let us run, climb and dance | The state of STEM | Scoop.it
Hugh Herr is building the next generation of bionic limbs, robotic prosthetics inspired by nature's own designs. Herr lost both legs in a climbing accident 30 years ago; now, as the head of the MIT Media Lab’s Biomechatronics group, he shows his incredible technology in a talk that's both technical and deeply personal — with the help of ballroom dancer Adrianne Haslet-Davis, who lost her left leg in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, and performs again for the first time on the TED stage.
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MTHS students leading the way with STEM recognition - MLT News

MTHS students leading the way with STEM recognition - MLT News | The state of STEM | Scoop.it
MTHS students leading the way with STEM recognition MLT News A number of Mountlake Terrace High School STEM students are leading the way for science, technology, engineering and mathematics studies in the Edmonds School District and beyond, as...
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My view: The increasing necessity for STEM education - Deseret News

My view: The increasing necessity for STEM education - Deseret News | The state of STEM | Scoop.it
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A closer look at U.S. unemployment statistics shows that even with unemployment still at historically high levels, large numbers of jobs are going unfilled.
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PressPausePlay

The digital revolution of the last decade has unleashed creativity and talent in an unprecedented way, with unlimited opportunities. But does democratized culture…
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You want to know how technology is changing the arts?  What does it mean for students of today?

 

http://vimeo.com/houseofradon/presspauseplay

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UW-Bothell becomes first university in Wash. to create School of STEM - GeekWire

UW-Bothell becomes first university in Wash. to create School of STEM - GeekWire | The state of STEM | Scoop.it
The statistics show that there are not enough graduates from Washington filling the state's science and engineering jobs. The University of Washington Bothell campus is helping to fix that.
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Looks like there is one of the best STEM universities forming right next door.

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Simon Haughton's Blog: Scratch Programming

Simon Haughton's Blog: Scratch Programming | The state of STEM | Scoop.it
Simon Haughton shares his inspiring and creative ICT ideas.

Via D. McGinn
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Game programming turoial in one blog post.

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small computers for art and science

small computers for art and science | The state of STEM | Scoop.it
Small computers for art and science (super cool.#microcontrollers #DIY #homeimprovement http://t.co/LjKjMf2P...)...

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10 Amazing Jobs You Could Land With the Right STEM Education

10 Amazing Jobs You Could Land With the Right STEM Education | The state of STEM | Scoop.it

Science, technology, engineering and math have earned a "nerdy" reputation, but these jobs are proof that STEM is a killer career choice. Below, we highlight 10 cool STEM jobs you should be jealous of. (And soon you could be an asteroid hunter!) Know someone else with a sweet science or tech gig? Let us know in the comments.

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NISSAN ZEOD RC ELECTRIC RACE CAR

NISSAN ZEOD RC ELECTRIC RACE CAR | The state of STEM | Scoop.it
The Nissan ZEOD RC is the world's fastest zero emission electric racing car
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Technology of the race cars will impact what we drive on the street.  WWU might be one of the best places to learn about this.

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Innovators Under 35: Pioneers | MIT Technology Review

Innovators Under 35: Pioneers | MIT Technology Review | The state of STEM | Scoop.it
Meet the people on our 2013 list who are exploring the science that will lead to new technologies.
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What to see the cutting edge?

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After-school programs crucial in STEM education

After-school programs crucial in STEM education | The state of STEM | Scoop.it

A recent survey of after-school providers by the Afterschool Alliance identified a consensus on the most achievable STEM outcomes for students who participate in after-school programs. They include boosting student interest in STEM, engaging students in STEM activities and learning to value the goals of STEM education.

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TEDxBaltimore highlights importance of STEM education

TEDxBaltimore highlights importance of STEM education | The state of STEM | Scoop.it
Science and math education has to be about more than complicated formulas and lengthy...
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