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STEM Education

What’s the Matter | Groovy Lab in a Box

Engineering Design Challenge - A Lesson in Ice You’ve been tasked to design the lighting of a groovy ice hotel. Guests are given an ice lantern to guide their way. Can you design and build a portable lantern out of ice? Investigate the states of matter: gases, liquids and solids and learn about the unique properties of ice! * Emphasis on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) * Extended learning through our exclusive online portal * For children ages 8 and up
STEM Education


littleBits is a platform of easy-to-use electronic building blocks for creating inventions large and small.
STEM Education

studioJDK: An arch-viz story | SketchUp BLOG

About two years ago at 3D Basecamp, our friend Jeremy Kay introduced me to the term “big idea architecture.” It was Jeremy’s way of describing an architectural illustrator’s task of conveying something beyond the tangibles of form, function, and context.