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Cool Robot of the WeekTechnology & Engineering Logo
http://ranier.hq.nasa.gov/telerobotics_page/coolrobots.html
The honor of being listed as "Cool Robot of the Week" is bestowed upon those robotics-related Web sites, which portray highly innovative solutions to robotics problems, describe unique approaches to implementing robotics system, or present exciting interfaces for the dissemination of robotics-related information or promoting robotics technology.

Design and Discovery
http://www.intel.com/education/Design/index.htm
Looking for a way to get students interested in engineering? Design and Discovery is a free program that includes a complete, downloadable and reproducible curriculum as well as related resource materials, and an implementation guide.

Discover Engineering
http://www.discoverengineering.org/
Engineers generally don't "do" science. Science is about discovering the natural. Engineering is creating the artificial. Explore engineering: get career profiles and facts, video activities and more.

Honda Accord Commercial
http://www.snopes.com/photos/advertisements/hondacog.asp
A complicated Honda Accord (Rube Goldberg machine) commercial was achieved without the uses of computer-generated images.

HyperPhysics
http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/hframe.html
Online tutorials cover a wide range of physics topics, including modern physics and astronomy. Material is organized through extensive concept maps.

IEEE: The World’s Leading Professional Association for the
Advancement of Technology

http://www.ieee.org/web/education/preuniversity/tispt/lessons.html
IEEE has developed several lesson plans as part of the teacher Inservice program for use by engineers and teachers. Each lesson plan is tied to education standards and includes teacher summaries, student worksheets, and activities.

Inventor’s Toolbox
http://www.mos.org/sln/Leonardo/InventorsToolbox.html
The Inventor’s Toolbox provides photos and descriptions of the elements of machines.  Simple machines make work easier to do by providing some trade-off between the force applied and the distance over which the force is applied.

Junkyard Wars in the Classroom
http://school.discoveryeducation.com/networks/junkyardwars/library.html
Use activities from the junkyard library in your classroom! Each PDF download contains student rules, score sheets, and teacher notes! 

TryEngineering
http://www.tryengineering.org/home.php
TryEngineering is a resource for students (ages 8-18), parents, teachers, and school counselors. This is a portal about engineering and engineering careers.

Women in Engineering Organization
http://www.wieo.org
The field of engineering needs more women who can bring innovative ideas to the industry and academia.  Find out more about women in engineering and programs.

Updated January 22, 2010


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