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#ThisIsSTEM
#ThisIsSTEM
We believe STEM is more than academic knowledge; it’s what happens during a project, a group discussion, a presentation, or an activity. It’s the challenges, failures, and a-ha moments. It’s the place where and the activity through which today’s students can develop and practice skills that will prepare them for success in a world they’ll live in that we can’t yet describe. Student success . . . #ThisIsSTEM
Date Added 8/28/2018
Developing Future-Ready Students
Developing Future-Ready Students
Pea Ridge Public Schools wanted more for their students. Their workplace-readiness revolution is powered by hands-on, minds-on learning. Superintendent Rick Neal initiated a program that would better prepare students for the workplace and higher education by partnering with Northwest Arkansas’s business and industry leaders. The Pea Ridge Manufacturing and Business Academy (PRMBA) took off! But the students entering the program as juniors and seniors needed more preparation prior to the program. Neal identified an internal pipeline problem, and Pea Ridge Exploration of Pathways (PREP) program was created. By partnering with Pitsco Education, STEM education is now the place, activity, and method through which Pea Ridge students build their workplace-readiness skills. Developing future-ready students . . . #ThisIsSTEM.
Date Added 2/12/2019
Getting Started with KUBO
Getting Started with KUBO
KUBO is a new multi-award winning classroom solution that breaks down barriers to teaching technology to children as young as four years old. Designed like a puzzle, KUBO’s groundbreaking TagTile™ programming language is tangible, intuitive, and completely screen free — making it easy for teachers to adopt it and offer younger students a social and hands-on opportunity to learn basic coding concepts and essential 21st-century skills during early childhood development. Watch just how easy it is to get started! You'll be up and running in just minutes!
Date Added 5/18/2018
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Using TETRIX PRIME Aluminum Linkages
Using TETRIX PRIME Aluminum Linkages
Need to create connections, or perhaps add support or space to a build? TETRIX® PRIME Aluminum Linkages provide the customization you're looking for when building a better bot. Tim takes you through the basics and some items to watch for in this RoboByte.
Date Added 4/23/2019
Using TETRIX Stand-Offs
Using TETRIX Stand-Offs
Need some space in your build? Use TETRIX® Stand-Off Posts (available in four sizes). You'll create consistent spacing between structural elements and they create great connection points! Check out this RoboByte to learn more about these aluminum hex-shaped posts.
Date Added 3/19/2019
Using the TETRIX MAX Adjustable Servo Bracket
Using the TETRIX MAX Adjustable Servo Bracket
Precise servo motor placement means proper gear alignment. The TETRIX MAX Adjustable Servo Bracket allows you to achieve both. Learn more about how to use this Motion Category element in this RoboByte
Date Added 3/12/2019
Using the TETRIX Prime DC Motor
Using the TETRIX Prime DC Motor
Looking to get your latest TETRIX PRIME build in motion? Check out the TETRIX PRIME DC Motor. You'll have a full range of PWM speed and directional control too. Mounts easily with the servo mounting bracket. This RoboByte highlights some products specifics and a tip or two to watch for including how to avoid side loads.
Date Added 3/12/2019
Using 6mm Steel Axles
Using 6mm Steel Axles
Attach wheels and gears to servo motors with precision. The TETRIX 6mm steel axles come in three lengths: 40mm, 80mm, and 100mm. If you're a TETRIX MAX user, the new 100mm length is a big win for your builds. In this RoboByte, get a quick look at using these axles and a few can't miss troubleshooting notes.
Date Added 2/19/2019
Battery Life Musts: Get more from your TETRIX Batteries
Battery Life Musts: Get more from your TETRIX Batteries
Nobody has time for a dead battery. So, building a better bot means better battery management. Experts Paul and Tim give you some quick maintenance tips on how to get the most out of your robot batteries in this RoboBench. Plus, we'll talk about mounting them safely and securely too.
Date Added 2/19/2019
Expanding Your EV3 Experience with the TETRIX MAX Expansion Controllers
Expanding Your EV3 Experience with the TETRIX MAX Expansion Controllers
Have MINDSTORMS EV3 and looking to do more with metal? In this RoboBench, learn how to expand your options as you build a better robot with the TETRIX MAX DC Motor Expansion Controller and the TETRIX MAX Servo Motor Expansion Controller.
Date Added 2/13/2019
Using the TETRIX MAX DC Motor and Servo Expansion Controllers
Using the TETRIX MAX DC Motor and Servo Expansion Controllers
Learn how to expand your options as you build a better robot. Get an overview of both the TETRIX MAX DC Motor Expansion Controller and the TETRIX MAX Servo Motor Expansion Controller in this RoboBench.
Date Added 2/13/2019
Developing Future-Ready Students
Developing Future-Ready Students
Pea Ridge Public Schools wanted more for their students. Their workplace-readiness revolution is powered by hands-on, minds-on learning. Superintendent Rick Neal initiated a program that would better prepare students for the workplace and higher education by partnering with Northwest Arkansas’s business and industry leaders. The Pea Ridge Manufacturing and Business Academy (PRMBA) took off! But the students entering the program as juniors and seniors needed more preparation prior to the program. Neal identified an internal pipeline problem, and Pea Ridge Exploration of Pathways (PREP) program was created. By partnering with Pitsco Education, STEM education is now the place, activity, and method through which Pea Ridge students build their workplace-readiness skills. Developing future-ready students . . . #ThisIsSTEM.
Date Added 2/12/2019