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Purdue University’s Indiana Next Generation Manufacturing Competitiveness Center and Minority Engineering Program have teamed up to develop virtual engineering boot camps for high school seniors and first-year engineering students. The 2020 boot camps, which ran from...
Healthcare and essential workers have continued to work during the COVID-19 pandemic, using personal protective equipment like masks and gloves in efforts to stay healthy as they perform their job duties and attempt to mitigate the spread of the virus. However, after...
In February, Dayton Elementary School opened its Design and Innovation Studio, developed in partnership with IN-MaC, STEM Education Works, and Purdue University’s Polytechnic Institute, which helps students develop hands-on experience with Industry 4.0 technologies....
Which end effectors are included with the Dobot Magician?
Dobot Magician end effectors include a suction cup, pen holder, laser engraver, pneumatic gripper, and 3D printer. Switching between the end effectors will achieve the functions of suction, drawing & writing, laser engraving & gray engraving, picking up and 3D printing.
What kind of material can be used with the laser engraver?
Various materials can be used with the laser engraver: leather, cardstock, wood, and more. Please note the laser engraver should not be used on reflective surfaces such as metal or glass. It is advised that you test on the material you want to use in a well ventilated area before starting on your final project.
Early exposure to STEM subjects is critical for students. Not only does it build a foundation for essential workforce skills in an ever-growing field, but it also boosts student achievement and test scores. Because of this, teachers and parents must focus on...
Have you set your reading goals for 2021? There are plenty of great options for STEM educators looking for new strategies and tips! Here are a few of our favorite STEM-focused professional development books. Teaching and Learning STEM: A Practical Guide by Richard M....