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News & Updates

See where STEM Education Works has appeared in recent news publications.

FAQ

Have a question? Check here first, it may be the fastest and easiest way to problem solve.

Informational Articles

Need more information on STEM topics? We’ve got what you need. From finding a grant to gaining involvement in your STEM class, learn from quick articles how to improve your classroom.

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Read blogs posted by our greatest assets – our people. We also may have guest bloggers from time-to-time.

Free Lessons

Videos, quick STEM lessons, and more. We try and provide the best free resources for your class or makerspace.

Professional Development

Whether you have a background in technology or you’re just getting started, this course will help you integrate engineering, coding and robotics into the classroom, makerspace, or your afterschool program.

News & Updates

Check Us Out at Upcoming STEM Conferences

In the coming months, STEM Education Works will make appearances at several conferences across the country to showcase our robotics kits and newest curriculum. We plan on releasing the second module to our curriculum developed in partnership with Purdue...

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FAQ

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.

Informational Articles

Cultivating Female Interest in STEM

Read about promoting and gaining interest in STEM. From Cultivating Female Interest in STEM to Promoting Diversity in STEM.

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Finding Grants for STEM Educators

Looking for money? Learn the best ways to get ahold of grant money to fund your STEM classroom or makerspace.

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Keeping your STEM Classroom Organized

Libraries, classrooms and makerspaces could all benefit from a little maintenance from time to time.

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Blogs

Advice for Nailing Down the Perfect STEM Grant

Grants are a topic often brought up in the education world because they can create a myriad of possibilities for your classroom. However, the process for finding and receiving grants can be difficult. Where can they be found? What is the best way to ensure your application stands out? Look no further. This post contains that needed helpful advice on how to acquire your STEM grants.

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3 Tips for Creating the Perfect STEM Lesson

A variety of methods for teaching STEM exist, including project-based learning, flipped learning and the 5E model, and it can be difficult to know how to construct your lesson when you are new to the subject. Read on to gather a few pieces of advice to include in your STEM lessons to make sure your students get the most out of what you are offering.

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Getting the Most Out of Project-Based Learning

Hands-on activities are one of the best ways for students to learn in the STEM classroom, and research has shown that project-based learning is an approach that boosts student engagement in addition to giving them a positive “making” experience. Adding project-based learning into your classroom will be fun and effective for students, and the tips discussed in this post can ensure that your activities go smoothly.

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