Saturday, November 15, 2008

make for stem

i've recently been reading a lot of the MAKE blog and like Geekdad it has a lot posts that are STEM related. its a pretty cool blog that extends their magazine information,

The first magazine devoted entirely to DIY technology projects, MAKE Magazine unites, inspires and informs a growing community of resourceful people who undertake amazing projects in their backyards, basements, and garages.

by definition this is all cool STEM stuff that could be used to generate interest in students. i want to highlight a couple of their postings are related to software.

scrolling mario game in scratch

You can play his game by visiting the project's page on the Scratch site. If you would like to check out his code, make an account and download the file. Scratch is pretty easy to get started in, and has many possibilities. You can get a free download of Scratch as well.

and Processing Monsters by Lukas Vojir

I'm trying to get as much people as possible, to create simple b/w monster in Processing, I'm gonna later use in a short music reactive video.. while the bottom line is to encourage other people to learn Processing by showing the source code.. more about processing monsters

here are some other postings that i liked:
  • MAKE: Blog: Gear heart
  • MAKE: Blog: Umbrella stand will water your plants
  • MAKE: Blog: LED "Art Object" is the new LED throwie
  • MAKE: Blog: The Ocarina of iPhone?
  • MAKE: Blog: WattzOn - Personal energy audit
  • MAKE: Blog: momo - haptic navigational device
  • MAKE: Blog: Stribe kit released
  • MAKE: Blog: "Dumb" eco-questions you were afraid to ask

    check out more of my shared STEM blogs.
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