Posts Tagged ‘Engineering’

Free iOS App Today: 123D Design for Education (Autodesk)

Written by Nathan Smith on . Posted in iOS Apps, Mobile Apps

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id901484714?mt=8&src=af123D Design for Education

Description

* This app has reduced functionality and is designed for use in educational settings. *

Create amazing 3D designs, right on your iPad! 

With Autodesk 123D Design for Education what you design is up to you. 

How it works
* Get started by choosing one of the basic shapes and then edit it to be just what you want. 
* Easily connect one shape to another to make more detailed designs. Objects snap naturally to the centers of faces.
* The included parts and example projects are a fun way to play around with design ideas or get acclimated to design concepts. 
* Chose from one of the example kits and start building. Each part is editable so you can try out different ideas and make them your own.

 

Free Education Webinar Series From NASA Educator Professional Development

Written by Nathan Smith on . Posted in STEM and STEAM

NASA Educator Professional Development is presenting a free series of webinars designed to help teachers incorporate engineering design as a problem-solving method. Join NASA education specialists to learn about activities, lesson plans, educator guides and resources to bring NASA into your classroom.

Engineering in the Classroom Part 1: Introduction to Engineering Design
Audience: 
Pre-service, In-service, Home School and Informal Educators of Grades K-12
Event Date: Aug. 5, 2014, at 7 p.m. EDT
During this 60-minute webinar, participants will focus on an Introduction to Engineering Design.

Engineering in the Classroom Part 2: Single-Class Projects
Audience: 
Pre-service and In-service, Home School and Informal Educators of Grades K-12
Event Date: Aug. 6, 2014, at 7 p.m. EDT
During this 60-minute webinar, participants will focus on a single-class project — ‘Water Filtration.’

Engineering in the Classroom Part 3: Long-Term Projects
Audience: 
Pre-service and In-service, Home School and Informal Educators of Grades K-12
Event Date: Aug. 7, 2014, at 7 p.m. EDT
During this 60-minute webinar, participants will focus on long-term engineering projects.

For more information about these webinars and to register online, visithttps://paragon-tec.adobeconnect.com/admin/show-event-catalog.

Questions about this series of webinars should be directed to Phyllis Alford at palford@paragon-tec.com .