Tag: STEAM Education

Coming Soon to iWorld – Smartivity

Pioneers of Augmented Reality activities for children and designers of the most unique, cool and world-class S.T.E.M. learning based educational D.I.Y. Toys for children between 3 to 14 years of age, Smartivity Labs is driven by the mission to make learning “smarter” for children. Smartivity designs toys, engagement activities and playful learning tools that serve … continue reading

STEM to the Front

It was an honour to be a part of STEM to the Front exhibition hosted by St James’ Catholic Primary School Brighton. The event was designed to celebrate and showcase the amazing STEM and Inquiry learning that is happening in Melbourne’s Catholic Primary Schools. Students from nine primary schools were invited to share their learning projects in STEM, Integrating … continue reading

littleBits is Adam Savage tested + approved

Posted on Littlebits, May 24, 2017 What’s a girl gotta do to get some privacy around here? Enlist some help from Tested’s Adam Savage and littleBits of course! Tia is like any other girl – she just wants some privacy. But unlike most other girls, Tia is currently a patient at the Stanford Adolescent and … continue reading

Circuit Scribe: DIY Electronic Kits

Posted on Kickstarter.com | By Electroninks Incorporated We love paper-based electronics & created DIY project kits using the Circuit Scribe conductive ink pen to help creativity take flight! We are excited to bring the next generation Circuit Scribe products back to the Kickstarter community.  Our backers wowed us with so many creative applications of the Circuit Scribe … continue reading

Arckit – Design & Build Your Dream City

Posted on Kickstarter.com | By Damien Murtagh Be your own architect and bring your dream city to life! The modelling system that lets you design, build and modify miniature worlds. For the first time ever, Arckit Cityscape, Arckit Masterplan and Arckit Masterplan Pro give anyone complete control to build their very own dream city from scratch. From … continue reading

Budget 2017: STEM education in rural Australia gains AU$30m

Posted on ZDNet | By Corinne Reichert |  May 9, 2017 AU$24 million will fund STEM and health scholarships for regional students, while AU$6 million will be used to trial digital apps to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children’s literacy. The Australian government has announced that it will provide AU$24 million to establish a Rural and Regional Enterprise … continue reading

When science meets art | Fabian Oefner

Fabian Hefner is a talented photographer based in Switzerland whose work marries visual aesthetics and science. He works from his photo studio on assignments for various industries and realises free projects. Most of his work has to do with bringing science and art together. He often uses natural phenomena that appear in our daily lives, … continue reading

True appreciation of digital creates the haves

Posted on The Australian, March 7, 2017 When analysts talk about the digital divide, they tend to focus on the differences between the haves and have-nots. Increasingly, I see a more important division between those who understand what the digital economy holds — and how to take advantage — and those who remain stuck in the … continue reading

Arckit Review – Architecture Construction Tool

Posted on techagekids.com, 15 February 2017 Arckit is a freeform architectural modelling kit. It can be used by architects and designers or by those learning about architecture and developing their skills. Arckit was originally designed for use by architects to save time on the traditionally time-intensive way models are constructed. Arckit now also focuses on STEM / … continue reading

Advantages of a STEM education

Posted on Dakota Student, February 10, 2017 Statistics have shown that too many students spend tens of thousands of dollars to attend college and graduate with degrees in the humanities, fine arts or similar areas that they have difficulty finding jobs in. There are fewer and fewer students pursuing degrees in STEM (science, technology, engineering and … continue reading