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Gifts for Budding Engineers

Purdue University has created an interesting list of suggestions for toys, books and activities that can help children to develop engineering interest and skills. I have not reviewed what’s included in the guide, but it looks like an interesting resource for those of you who have a child like mine, who is naturally designing and building things all the time. 33 more words

Early Childhood

Wondering just what to pick up this holiday season for the budding engineer? Let Purdue University help with this year’s engineering gift guide for kids.



Despite State Budget Cuts, Boys & Girls Clubs Of Chicago Keeping STEM Programming Going

(CBS) — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago is not letting state budget cuts take a bite out of its vital science and technology programs, reports WBBM’s Keith Johnson. 155 more words


Get Involved Part 1: Organizations for Women

You may or may not end up in a class where you are the only women in a group of 30+ people. Unfortunately, because women are such a minority in the tech and STEM fields, finding and networking with people in your area can be hard when you are a female. 190 more words

The Congressional App Challenge Is On!

The Congressional App Challenge is a great opportunity for U.S. high school students to learn how to code by creating their own app.    Participants create and submit their own software application for mobile, tablet, or other computing devices on a platform of their choice. 65 more words