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STEM Education

DexterEd – Dexter Industries

We believe that great educators are the key to a successful future, and we seek to equip them with the best tools and resources to make learning how to think and innovate accessible and engaging for girls and boys, young and old alike. DexterEd aims to make it easy for you to select, test, buy, and teach.

Careers in Robotics Podcast – Robotics Business Review

Join Steve Crowe and Jeff Chapman in this RoboBriefings podcast on carving out careers and recruiting in the robotics industry. It’s never been a better time to be an engineer. Technology-centric skills are in high demand and a companies are scrambling to hire internally and hitch a ride on the robotics wave that is cresting as we speak.
STEM Education

Hummingbird Robotics Kit | BirdBrain Technologies

The Hummingbird Robotics Kit is a spin-off product of Carnegie Mellon's CREATE lab. Hummingbird is designed to enable engineering and robotics activities for ages 13 and up (8 with adult supervision) that involve the making of robots, kinetic sculptures, and animatronics built out of a combination of kit parts and crafting materials.