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8 Great Engineering Christmas Gifts For Kids

8 Great Engineering Christmas Gifts For Kids

Wondering what to get your aspiring scientist or engineer this year for Christmas? Well fear not, because thankfully now is a golden age for STEM toys and gifts to inspire young learners to experiment, play and discover the pleasures of figuring out how things work....
Chloe Kow Interviewed for “Spotlight On Women” in 3DPrint.com

Chloe Kow Interviewed for “Spotlight On Women” in 3DPrint.com

Since July of 2015, Chloe Kow has been the manager of Kang Ding’s DMLM 3D metal printing service. As one of the few women in a senior engineering position for this emergent technology, she is the perfect candidate to speak about the need to encourage more young women to get involved early in STEM careers.

Weights, Measures And The Story Of The Kilogram

Weights, Measures And The Story Of The Kilogram

Kang Ding talks about the foundations of metrology and the special case of measuring how heavy something is.   This lovely platinum/iridium cylinder is a kilogram. In fact, it’s the kilogram, as kept under very controlled conditions at the International...
What Makes Stainless Steel Stainless?

What Makes Stainless Steel Stainless?

Stainless steel is ubiquitous in the manufacturing of machine parts and some mold tools for plastic injection molding, and of course it’s found in a million-and-one common everyday items. Not all stainless steels are the same, and many people don’t realize...
The Best Engineering Toys And Games for This Christmas

The Best Engineering Toys And Games for This Christmas

Christmas is just around the corner, so what better time to look at the best STEM toys of 2016? These are great gift ideas for your young engineer, product developer or budding entrepreneurs and they are a great way to inspire children to engage with science,...