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Mass STEM Hub - Reverse Engineering

Mass STEM Hub - Reverse Engineering

If you have any questions about this presentation or any of the relevant material on this website, please feel free to contact me at any time at chris.hurd@chrisandjimcim.com . Thanks for attending! Reverse Engineering: Step by Step (100 minutes) (Teachers should have a laptop with a working Onshape account to take full advantage of this […]
Mass STEM Hub - What is CIM?

Mass STEM Hub - What is CIM?

If you have any questions about this presentation or any of the relevant material on this website, please feel free to contact me at any time at chris.hurd@chrisandjimcim.com . Thanks for attending! Workshop #1: What is CIM?, and Why It’ll Probably Be Your Student’s Favorite Class!  Mass STEM Hub @ WPI 10/18/2021 (50 min) Take a […]
Donate to ChrisandJimCIM

Donate to ChrisandJimCIM

Well, here it is, summertime, and we are getting ready to update the website. This whole website, and all of its content have been free of charge, because we feel strongly that teaching kids how to make stuff is vitally important to our economy, and we are passionate about bringing this content to you and […]
Unilever Nano Factory

Unilever Nano Factory

(CNN)When you think of a factory, you might imagine a giant facility with huge chimneys belching steam. But consumer goods giant Unilever has developed a fully functioning production line inside a shipping container. The company has over 300 factories in 69 countries, but this is its first experiment with what it calls a “nano” or […]
Adding Math and Science to your sTEm Project

Adding Math and Science to your sTEm Project

welcome NYSMTP! The STEM based projects & activities below can be found on this website. These activities are ones that can be done in a classroom, and may actually be applicable without the lean towards manufacturing. However, feel free to brows through and see what can be done if you want to work it into […]
Arduino Control Systems-Block Coding

Arduino Control Systems-Block Coding

What is an Arduino / microcontroller? An Arduino is a microcontroller, which is a computer system on a chip that does a job. It contains an integrated processor, a small amount of memory, and programmable input/output devices, which are used to interact with things connected to the chip. Microcontrollers can be program devices to sense […]
Injection Molding Plastic Parts

Injection Molding Plastic Parts

Question: How are intricate plastic parts made? Answer: There are many ways to make plastic parts, but the only way to mass-produce quality parts is by injection molding. At first it may seem like this is a simple process, but in fact it is not — designing the case and all the tooling is not much […]
Autonomous Warehouse Robot with 3D Movement

Autonomous Warehouse Robot with 3D Movement

SqUID is the first autonomous warehouse robot with 3-dimensional movement capabilities mounted directly on a standard pallet rack, SqUID can pick from any location, no matter what height. We thought this deserved a SPOTLIGHT! Invented by startup BionicHIVE, it is supposedly plug and play with any existing warehouse. Read more: http://www.bionichive.com/  44 total views,  2 views today
Asimov's Laws of Robotics Getting a Rewrite?

Asimov's Laws of Robotics Getting a Rewrite?

Remember the laws of robotics from the movie I Robot? This was actually a book long before that, remember those? What you might not know is that Isaac Asimov, the famed science fiction writer, wrote science text books as well. No wonder a lot of his fiction is steeped in believable science! Look up his […]

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