NASA’s AstroBee: An Autonomous Floating Robot

Checking out some technology news, I found this video and short explanation of the work NASA is doing in the area of autonomous robotics on the Space Station and beyond. Very cool! 🙂

Here is a quick explanation of AstroBee copied from this NASA article:

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TechyMike’s Thoughts on STEM vs STEAM: You May Not Like This.

I have been pondering the use of STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Math vs STEAM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math for sometime.

One day last week, I was cruising Facebook (a less often occurrence lately) and read some comments on a article related to STEM / STEAM.

I was surprised at the vehemence of many of the comments, but,

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Learn about “LittleBits” STEM Educational Products

LittleBits Web Site

Originally published on Drive Safe!

With TechyMike’s new emphasis on helping to keep Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) activities in the classroom, here is our second blog introducing some cool STEM related products that teachers

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Teaching and Engineering

As many of you know, I have been studying to be a teacher the past two years after working for a very long time as an engineer. I have been subbing (an absolutely terrifying experience for the first 80 or so classes, but, especially the first) for 2 years.  I then started Project IMPACT (a credentialing program) on Monday and Weds nights (an absolutely terrific … Continue reading Teaching and Engineering