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MakerBot partners with Donors Choose to bring 3D printing to the clasroom

MakerBot partners with Donors Choose to bring 3D printing to the clasroom | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
MakerBot is bringing a 3D printer to every classroom — with some help from the public and Donors Choose.
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Stanford study shows success of different programming styles in computer science class | Stanford Graduate School of Education

Stanford study shows success of different programming styles in computer science class | Stanford Graduate School of Education | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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4 maker myths debunked | eSchool News | eSchool News

4 maker myths debunked | eSchool News | eSchool News | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
These four myths dispel some misconceptions around making and maker spaces.
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‘Museum of the Future’ to be Built in Dubai Using 3D Printing Construction Techniques — Ready by 2017

‘Museum of the Future’ to be Built in Dubai Using 3D Printing Construction Techniques — Ready by 2017 | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
We all know Dubai as one of the fastest developing cities on the planet. It's also one of the most technologically advanced, and features structures built with
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How to Think Like a Maker: Values Your Company Should be Adopting | WIRED

How to Think Like a Maker: Values Your Company Should be Adopting | WIRED | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
The 5th annual World Maker Faire, which took place in the latter part of 2014 in Queens, New York, was an event that celebrated all aspects of the global Maker Movement. Over 530,000 people have collectively attended the 100 plus local Maker events held in 2013, and World Maker Faire organizers estimated that over 85,000…
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Sticky Actuators

Sticky Actuators | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Sticky Actuators are inflatable plastic pouches that you stick to the joints of the objects to turn them into animated robots you control by pumping air.
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Raspberry Pi 2 is 6 times faster than Pi 1, supports Windows 10

Raspberry Pi 2 is 6 times faster than Pi 1, supports Windows 10 | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
A faster Raspberry Pi 2 computer is now shipping without a rise in price, and for the first time it will support Microsoft's Windows 10 OS for the development of smart devices and appliances.
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15-Year-Old Unveils ORB 3D Printer & New Print Code — 10 Times Faster Than Traditional Machines

15-Year-Old Unveils ORB 3D Printer & New Print Code  — 10 Times Faster Than Traditional Machines | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
When it comes to 3D printing, speed is one of the areas in which we would all love to see the most improvement. After all, who wants to wait hours for a fist-si
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How communism turned Cuba into an island of hackers and DIY engineers | PBS NewsHour

How communism turned Cuba into an island of hackers and DIY engineers | PBS NewsHour | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Just outside Havana, in the childhood bedroom of illustrator Edel Rodriguez, a washing machine engine welded to a boat propeller has become a makeshift fan. This kind of cobbled-together contraption is common in Cuba. So are stoves that run on … Continue reading →
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Miami Student Writes Award-Winning E-Books with 3D Printable Sunny the Bear & Accessories

Miami Student Writes Award-Winning E-Books with 3D Printable Sunny the Bear & Accessories | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Educating today’s younger generation about 3D printing is a great way to incorporate the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) curriculum into lea
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Scientific American 's Top 10 Science Stories of 2014

Scientific American 's Top 10 Science Stories of 2014 | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
A deadly infection, a comet success, a climate-change breakthrough—these and other events highlight the year in science and technology as selected by SA 's editors
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Researchers Create Stunning 3D Printed, Programmable, Bio-Inspired Architectural Materials

Researchers Create Stunning 3D Printed, Programmable, Bio-Inspired Architectural Materials | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Biological systems often have the ability to adapt to their environments. They harness external atmospheric stimuli, and as a result, triggers are activated whi
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On Equity Issues in the Maker Movement, and Implications for Making and Learning - Hive NYC

On Equity Issues in the Maker Movement, and Implications for Making and Learning - Hive NYC | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
This was originally posted on Rafi Santo’s blog. Rafi is Co-Project Lead on Hive Research Lab, an applied research partner of Hive NYC and a collaboration between Indiana University and New York University. If you’re interested in the intersection of the maker movement, education and equity, take a half an hour and watch the video …
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Informal Science - A resource and online community for informal learning projects, research, and evaluation

Informal Science - A resource and online community for informal learning projects, research, and evaluation | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
InformalScience.org is the website and online community of the Center for the Advancement of Informal Science Education (CAISE). CAISE works in collaboration with the National Science Foundation (NSF) Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) Program to strengthen and advance the field of professional informal science education - including film and broadcast media, science centers and museums, zoos and aquariums, botanical gardens and nature centers, digital media and gaming, and youth, community
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Arduino vs. Raspberry Pi: Mortal enemies, or best friends?

Arduino vs. Raspberry Pi: Mortal enemies, or best friends? | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
While the Raspberry Pi may have led many to declare the Arduinos obsolete, the two devices each have their own advantages. They can even work together.
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Mathematically Precise Kinetic Sculptures and Transformable Objects by John Edmark

Mathematically Precise Kinetic Sculptures and Transformable Objects by John Edmark | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
If you enjoyed John Edmark's trippy 3D-printed zoetrope sculptures last week, you might also enjoy some of his kinetic sculptures that rely on excruciatingly precise laser-cut wood and internal mechanisms to create optical illusions and other unexpected behaviors. Edmark describes these
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How to Store 3D Printing Filament | 3D Printing for Beginners

How to Store 3D Printing Filament | 3D Printing for Beginners | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
This tutorial shows you a simple, quick and cheap way to store your filament in a way that keeps it dry and gets you best 3D printing results.
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Agency by Design

Agency by Design | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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Nice update of Agency by Design site - check out the educator resources and new white paper.

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This "Minecraft" Community Is Saving The Lives Of Children With Autism

This "Minecraft" Community Is Saving The Lives Of Children With Autism | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
How a $2.50 experiment turned into one of the best places on the internet.
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NJ Students Design 3D Printed Handle to Enable a Disabled Classmate to Open Her Locker

NJ Students Design 3D Printed Handle to Enable a Disabled Classmate to Open Her Locker | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Sometimes physical activities which might seem like simple, everyday tasks are more difficult than they appear for some people. A senior at Newton High School i
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Among Dartmouth's Lathes And Saws, Lessons In Creativity

Among Dartmouth's Lathes And Saws, Lessons In Creativity | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
In a woodshop on the Ivy League campus, Dudley Whitney shapes blocks of wood ... and the lives of his students.
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