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Category: engineering

BEATRICE HICKS #WSW by Molly Hornbuckle, Marketing Communications Manager

'Women think that an engineer is a man in hip boots building a dam. They don't realize that 95 percent of engineering is done in a nice air-conditioned office. Beatrice A. Hicks was a groundbreaker in the world of engineering. At a time when the field wasn’t “deemed appropriate” by society, she persisted and became the first woman engineer hired by Western Electric, and both the co-founder and first president of the Society of Women Engineers. She was... Read More
Posted by Molly Hornbuckle at 7/5/17 | 0 comments
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WE'RE BUILDING A BOAT OUT OF... PLASTIC BOTTLES? by Bob Qian, Youth CR3W

Fellow project lead Neeraj processing collected plastic bottles. More bottles waiting to be processed. Those are extra bottle caps on the floor. Our finished bin of processed plastic bottles. I’m Bob Qian, a first-year Youth CR3W member, and one of the leads for this year’s incredible science project. For those who may not be familiar, Youth CR3W at the Adventure... Read More
Posted by Molly Hornbuckle at 5/8/17 | 0 comments
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THE SPARTABOTS TAKE ON HUNTSVILLE by Paul Attea, ASC Science Educator

Testing the elements of our Spartabot before the competition. The pits are a frenzy with last minute modifications! Here, we are trying to sort out an electrical problem on the robot. Check out the rope climb mechanism! A custom creation built from the pieces of a boat winch! The thrill of the competition. The challenge of problem-solving mechanical... Read More
Posted by Molly Hornbuckle at 4/14/17 | 0 comments
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