Case Study : Lennox Public Schools

Case Study : Lennox Public Schools

Looking to prepare students for STEAM careers, a Los Angeles school district is using a laser machine to create hands-on experiences and foster real-world problem-solving skills. From Abstract to Understanding When a seventh-grade girl uses a laser to build a...

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Why is AP Lazer Better Than a 3D Printer for STEAM?

Why is AP Lazer Better Than a 3D Printer for STEAM?

Like a 3D Printer, But Better “The AP Lazer has the same basic science and engineering principals as a 3D printer. It features computer controlled three-axis motion, just like a 3D printer," David Strickler, the president of AP Lazer, explained. “But it boasts more...

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What is STEAM?

What is STEAM?

Amongst parents' Common Core Facebook rants are ever-climbing college tuition rates and presidential candidate platforms on student loan reform. When it comes to education today, there's only one topic that makes educators, students, and administrators light up:...

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What is STEAM?

AP Lazer: The Ultimate STEAM Machine

What do laser machines have to do with STEAM? An essential part of how innovation arises from STEAM-based projects is the process of "making". Making is simply hands-on creation - building a scale model or prototype, for instance - and much of it happens in...

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