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Build a Plane teens reunite with the Glasairs they built - Aircraft Owners and Pilots A... - 0 views

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    "Seven of the eight students traveled to AirVenture to spend a week at the show promoting the GAMA/Build a Plane project. Adhering to a schedule as packed as that of any airshow performer, they stopped at the GAMA/Build a Plane exhibit on July 29 to visit briefly with "their" airplanes. "
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AeroVelo, University Of Toronto Team, Win Human Powered Helicopter Flight Competition - 0 views

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    "human power, delivered to the craft's four rotors through the bicycle pedals he steadily pumps throughout his flight. It's that fragile machine, built by Reichert's Canadian team, which has now won a long-coveted international prize that lay unclaimed for years. The AHS Igor I. Sikorsky Human Powered Helicopter Competition was established in 1980 for the first successful controlled flight of a human powered helicopter that could reach a height of three metres while hovering for at least one minute in a 10-square-meter area."
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ReBrick | Blog | The Inventing Our Future of Flight Competition - OFFICIAL RULES - 0 views

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    "The Inventing Our Future of Flight competition ("the Challenge") is an academic building competition where the LEGO Group and NASA will challenge the fans of NASA to a develop a LEGO® prototype of their own aircraft of tomorrow along with a technical research paper to explain your ideas. The competition will begin at June 5th 2013 and the submission period ends July 31st 2013. Winners will be announced September 1st 2013."
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Teen Creates Cheap Self-Driving Car, Wins Top Intel Prize > ENGINEERING.com - 0 views

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    "low-cost, multi-unit, home-made 3D radar system, Budisteanu was able to achieve excellent results. In fact, the vehicle performed flawlessly in 47 of 50 simulations, only failing to recognize some people at a distance of 20 to 30 meters. For Budisteanu's efforts, he was awarded $75,000, and a Romanian company has already offered to fund his research and give him the opportunity to create a prototype driverless car. "
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Best Robotics Inc. - Boosting Engineering Science and Technology - 0 views

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    "To inspire students to pursue careers in engineering, science, technology, and math through participation in a sports-like science- and engineering-based robotics competition"
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2013 National STEM Video Game Challenge - 0 views

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    Middle and high school students across the country are challenged to create original video games, individually or as teams, and to submit their games for the opportunity to win important recognition for themselves and their communities. This is a great way to get students involved in STEM, in a non-traditional way.
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Women's Air Derby - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - 0 views

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    "The first Women's Air Derby during the 1929 National Air Races, commonly known as the "Powder Puff Derby", was the first official women-only air race in the United States. Nineteen pilots took off from Santa Monica, California, on August 18, 1929 (another left the next day). Fifteen made it to Cleveland, Ohio, nine days later."
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Discovering your sparkle: Heather Taylor « The Go! Blog « Go! Explore Trans - 0 views

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    "What is the most inspiring aspect of the First Women's National Air Derby and the 20 aviatrixes like Amelia Earhart, Ruth Elder, Bobbi Trout, and Phoebe Omlie, who were a part of the derby? Was it their aerial feats, the fact that they broke records or that they wanted to do even greater things like explore space?"
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Young Engineers Build a Robotic Bridge to Reach Seniors | NYU-Poly - 0 views

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    "Each year, FIRST issues a real-world problem that can be solved through robotics-LEGO robotics, to be specific. Thousands of students ages 9-14 take up the challenge, competing in local qualifying tournaments around the country with the hope of advancing to the final games this spring. This year's task, themed "Senior Solutions," tested students' abilities to improve quality of life for seniors."
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NASA Great Moonbuggy Race The Competition - 0 views

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    "Students are required to design a vehicle that addresses a series of engineering problems that are similar to problems faced by the original Moonbuggy team. Each Moonbuggy will be human powered and carry two students, one female and one male, over a half-mile simulated lunar terrain course including "craters", rocks, "lava" ridges, inclines and "lunar" soil."
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NASA Engineering Design Challenge Winners 2011-2012 - 0 views

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    "This challenge has given me practice in thinking critically and solving problems. It has given me confidence in my abilities and my work. It has given me a glimpse-my first taste-of the engineering process and has thereby strengthened my desire to pursue an engineering career."
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Engineering Education Service Center Curriculum Contest - 0 views

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    "Engineering Education Service Center (EESC) Engineering Curriculum Contest 2009"
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The Innovative Educator: Verizon Innovative App Challenge for Secondary Students - 0 views

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    "Created to ignite interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), The Verizon Innovative App Challenge opens student's eyes to exciting new possibilities for their futures, opening doors they may never have known were there. The Challenge is a collaborative competition that offers $10,000 grants and Samsung Galaxy Tabs for winning secondary schools and students."
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NASA Space Settlement Contest - 0 views

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    2013 NASA Space Settlement Design Contest is intended for students in grades 6-12, although younger students may enter. Individual or teams from anywhere in the world propose a design for a space settlement, a permanent community in orbit rather than on another planet or moon. Click here for more information and registration details. Proposals are due March 15, 2013.
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Name That Asteroid! | The Planetary Society - 0 views

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    "Name That Asteroid! OSIRIS-REx mission NASA / Goddard / University of Arizona OSIRIS-REx is going to fly to an asteroid and bring back some pieces. Right now, the asteroid's name is 1999 RQ36, but we think students can do better! The Planetary Society, MIT's Lincoln Laboratory, and the University of Arizona are asking students around the world to suggest better names for the asteroid. Enter by December 2, 2012 to have a chance to name a piece of the solar system!"
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Cassini Solstice Mission: Scientist for a Day - 0 views

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    "The Science Planning Team picked three targets to be imaged. Pick your favorite target, and write a persuasive essay describing the scientific merits of your choice. Your decision should be based on which image would yield the most scientific results. Just like actual scientists do, you are to explain what you hope to learn from the image you have selected. The artistic value of the image can be an added bonus to your decision."
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Registration for the 2012/2013 Real World Design Challenge - PTC.com - 0 views

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    "Registration for the 2012/2013 Real World Design Challenge - The Teacher/Coach should register the team by filling out the form below."
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What is a Flame? - 1 views

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    "Scientists were challenged to answer the question in a way that an 11-year-old could understand. The results are in. Ben Ames, Ph.D. candidate in quantum optics at the University of Innsbruck, won top flame video with this entry."
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Short Event Descriptions | Science Olympiad - 0 views

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    "Science Olympiad Events are balanced among the three broad areas of the Science Standards."
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Home Page | Science Olympiad - 0 views

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    "For the past 28 years, Science Olympiad has led a revolution in science education. What began as a grassroots assembly of science teachers is now one of the premiere science competitions in the nation, providing rigorous, standards-based challenges to nearly 6,400 teams in 50 states. Science Olympiad's ever-changing event lineup provides a variety of career choices and exposure to practicing scientists and mentors."
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