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3D Head Modeling Software
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Aims of Education
Alexander Calder's Circus
Anatomy of a B1 Battle Droid
Anatomy of a Human
Anatomy of Musical Instruments -- Guitar History
Anatomy of Musical Instruments -- Saxophone
Anatomy of Musical Instruments -- Violin
Architecture -- Apartment Floor Plan
Architecture-- Filoli Gardens and House
Art Project by Google
Artificial Intelligence = AI
Astronomy - Messier Chart
Astronomy - Very Large Telescope
Astronomy -- Constellations
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Astronomy -- Hands-on Universe
Astronomy -- IMax Saturn Spaceship Flyby...
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Astronomy Picture of the Day
Automata - Toys that Move
Batman Paper Model
BioMedical Engineering -- Organ Regeneration
BioMedical Engineering -- Geometry Research about Viruses
Bongard Pattern Recognition Puzzles
CAD Images of Pythagorean Theorem
Careers in Design
Ceramic Tile Designs Worldwide
Clowns Go On Vacation -- Video in Progress
Design Education Blog (K-12)
Doodles -- with Vi Hart
Drones & Society
Drones & Society_Arts
Durer, Albrecht -- Renaissance Man
Engineering -- Introduction
Engineering -- Mechanical Engineering -- MIT Open Courseware
Engineering for the Other 90%
Engineering HS Model Bridge Contest
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Page 7 Xray Photographs
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Curriculum Outline
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Page 1 Photograph Introduction
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Page 2 Lesson Plan
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Page 3 Teachers' Guide
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Page 4 Cool Stuff_Book Cover
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Page 5 Cool Stuff_ Book Photos
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Page 6 Cool Stuff_Book Photos_2
Engineering, Go For It!
Evolution of Feathers
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Flickr_ Math World photos
Fractal Arts Tutorial
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Fractals and Benoit Mandelbrot
Fractals PBL Curriculum
Geometric Delights -- a blog
Geometry Course -- Open Reference interactive excellent course
Geometry History & Quotations
GeoSphere Gears in Motion
Glass Ball Juggler
GPS = Global Positioning System
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Hathi Trust -- Digitized Books
Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
History of Engineering
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How do you... List of 100 Topics
How it's Made -- Science Channel
How to... Instructional Essay Writing
Human Geometry & the Performing Arts
India Arts - Kolam
Jobs, Steve - Apple
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Magic Mirror Box
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Moon Express, Inc.
Museum of Mathematics
National Geographic Magazine
Nets for Geometric Solids
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Pavilion of Polyhedreality
Privacy in the Digital World...
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Engineering of Everyday Things -- Curriculum Outline
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Curriculum Outline: STEAM Foundational Unit
by Allen Berg email:
"Engineering of Everyday Things: Analysis of a Whole and its Parts; Structure and Function"
K-12 Curriculum Project including:
1. A high-interest dramatic
photograph of ten everyday objects
to begin the student's adventure
in learning about engineering.
2. A simple one-page
for guiding students through their "Analysis of a Whole and its Parts",
including two photographs of an ordinary ball-point pen revealing its structure and function.
3. A simple two-page
: A List for "Analysis of a Whole and its Parts"
-- including 60 "Compare and Contrast" examples of Everyday Things for student analysis.
Updating in February 2015:
a fabulous and free FlexBook at the
Engineering: An Introduction for High School
5. How Stuff Works -- an encyclopedia with great pictures and animations...
The Greatest Inventions of the Past 2,000 Years
-- a unique compact History of Science, a book edited by
John Brockman. Excellent one page essays to browse anyway you wish, but with no pictures;
So I am beginning a new wikispace called "
" based on his book,
that will include pictures and videos.
Google Patent Search
: Free online copies of the official texts and diagrams for over 7 million Patents...
Click on "View PDF" to see a full-screen picture of the Technical Drawing(s).
You can easily start your Projects-Based Learning in STEM by using the 1,000+ Patents by
His "name link" will lead you to our wikispace page about Thomas Edison and the wikipedia link below lists all his Patent Numbers, which you simply click on to get to Google Patents: copies of every single one... :-)
The Patent History of the ordinary clothespin
is enormous (I just spent 2 hours checking it...) and decided
to choose No.
from 1887 (full document) to share with you as an example.
7.2 The new Apple wrist watch has many patents involved in its development;
here is a recent one from 2014:
US 8787006 B2
7.3 The website "
", so you can see amazing "New Next Big Things" in iDevices, etc.
"The FDA Approves Imaging
Diagnostics App for the iPhone
8. Your enthusiasm and creativity:
– Make a school display of your students' projects.
– Make a school or online magazine of your students' projects.
– Make a school video of your students' projects.
– Create Music Videos using your students' projects.
-- Share your students' projects with another school (via the internet, etc.)
and have the other school's students share their 'similarly' produced projects with your school.
9. The Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation (for young people)
at the Smithsonian Institution.
10. A list of excellent student-oriented books about "The Engineering of Everyday Things",
available at many public libraries and definitely available online.
10.1 "How Things Work Encyclopedia --A first Reference Guide for Inquisitive Minds"
A D-K Visual Book: Hardcover, fully-illustrated with Everyday Objects labelled clearly
with their Parts.
Elementary School Level Book
: 128 pages, 8 1/2" x 11" Large Format.
10.2 "The New Way Things Work --From Levers to Lasers, Windmills to Web Sites:
A Visual Guide to the World of Machines" by David Macauley and Neil Ardley
Published by Houghton Mifflin: Hardcover, fully-illustrated with hundreds of Machines
(from the most simple to very complex), 396 pages, including an extensive index.
Upper Elementary School through High School and Adults.
Large Format Book.
NOTE: This book is also available as a multimedia DVD.
Cool Stuff and How It Works
" and "Cool Stuff and How It Works 2.0" (second book)
by Chris Woodford, Ben Morgan, et al Published by D-K Visual Books: Large Format Book.
Table of Contents has lots of Subject Categories, including: Communications, Sports,
High-Tech Portable Devices, Advanced Imaging and Sensing Devices, etc.
Middle School and up...Very Cool Teenage Appeal
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