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Caption: Picture book and a chessboard designed by participants in the Build a Better Book project, as shown during SXSW. Both were designed to preserve function and aesthetics even when the reader or player can’t see., Credit: Pius Wong
How can you teach universal design to kids and teens? Have them build accessible games and books, according to The Build a Better Book project, fr...

  • Added: May 19, 2019
  • Length: 22:35
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Problem-solving, technology, and public service all combine when you work as an engineer for the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). Dr. Michael St...

  • Added: Mar 03, 2019
  • Length: 19:56
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The educational technology company Robolink is coming out with a new robotics platform for teaching kids the fundamentals of programming artificial...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2019
  • Length: 44:17
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How do you teach ethics to engineering students? Guests Dr. Beccy Hambright and Richard Burgess talk about their experience tackling that question...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Jan 21, 2019
  • Length: 48:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Studying engineering might help you in your future career, especially if that future is in the Air Force. Today’s guest is a pilot who studied aer...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2018
  • Length: 25:38
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What are the trends in educational kids’ toys today? How can programming kits be improved? How does an education business start and succeed? Entrep...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2018
  • Length: 39:09
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Architectural and civil engineers are using rich digital tools to simulate constructed buildings. Similar tools are also being used in digital vide...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2018
  • Length: 54:23
Caption: The cover art for this episode pictures the underside of stairways in the Austin Central Library, photographed during the conversation., Credit: Pius Wong
What skills does a professional architect bring to high school education? Guest Kelly Foster explains, as he shares his experience as both a practi...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2018
  • Length: 48:32
Caption: Image of the robot Misty II, used with permission., Credit: Misty Robotics
Engineer Ian Bernstein talks about his startup’s newest consumer robot released by Misty Robotics: Misty II. Based on what he learned developing hi...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2018
  • Length: 34:01
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Former teacher and current tech worker Sophia talks about why she left the classroom, how people perceive teachers, how to bring STEM to four-year-...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2018
  • Length: 34:51
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Now that states have written engineering into K-12 science and technology learning standards, more institutions are thinking about how to run stand...

  • Added: Jun 24, 2018
  • Length: 28:02
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-Taking an ethics course is not necessarily transformative-- rather, it will teach how to think through all sides of an issue and determine what re...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WTJU, KXCV, WMUU-LP, WCMU and more


  • Added: Jun 15, 2018
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 10
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Vivian Shen and Ruby Lee want to teach kids how to program one-on-one over the internet. Vivian and Ruby are Cofounders of Juni Learning, their new...

  • Added: May 27, 2018
  • Length: 38:49
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Neuroscience research needs help from many fields, including engineering. Dr. Talia Lerner describes some of the engineering tools that she uses to...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2018
  • Length: 31:00
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Anxiety in engineering education sometimes comes from doing math. What does math anxiety feel like? What are its causes and effects? How do you dea...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2018
  • Length: 27:40
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How can we deal with data better? How can we teach kids to deal with data better? Sarah Morris from the nonprofit Nuclear Learning Network has some...

  • Added: Jan 21, 2018
  • Length: 25:06
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Dr. Jenni Buckley and Dr. Amy Trauth-Nare from the University of Delaware talk about Orthopaedics in Action (OIA), their curriculum in biomechanics...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2017
  • Length: 34:54
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Cataloguing one of the world's few remaining melodic forms of language - Seeing, feeling, and smelling a city built 3000 years before the pyramids ...

Bought by KUHF and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Dec 01, 2017
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 2
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Cataloguing one of the world's few remaining melodic forms of language - Seeing, feeling, and smelling a city built 3000 years before the pyramids ...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KUHF, WTJU, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Dec 01, 2017
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 11
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Cataloguing one of the world's few remaining melodic forms of language - Seeing, feeling, and smelling a city built 3000 years before the pyramids ...

Bought by KRZA, WUGA (part of GPB), KMUN, WVAS, Radio Phoenix and more


  • Added: Dec 01, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Teachers at all-girls schools might have insights on how to engage more young people – especially girls – into engineering. Several teachers at The...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2017
  • Length: 52:36
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Sex prescribed as Medicine with Dr Nicole Prause Phd. a Neuroscientist researching human sexual behavior and the physiology of sexual response. Th...

Bought by KFOI Radio


  • Added: Oct 16, 2017
  • Length: 27:04
  • Purchases: 1
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Prefab kitchens might be the future of construction - Teaching science through discovery - Using robots for dangerous inspections - Getting kids ex...

Bought by WNMU-FM and WJCU


  • Added: Oct 13, 2017
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 2
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Prefab kitchens might be the future of construction - Teaching science through discovery - Using robots for dangerous inspections - Getting kids ex...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KREV-LP, WTJU, WCWP, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Oct 13, 2017
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 10
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Prefab kitchens might be the future of construction - Teaching science through discovery - Using robots for dangerous inspections

Bought by Harford Community Radio, WUGA (part of GPB), KMUN, WVAS, KRZA and more


  • Added: Oct 13, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 8