Tag Archives: Creativity

My Journey to Engineering – Part 2 “Drafting to Engineering”


(Continued from Part 1) I was ten and a half years old when Neil Armstrong stepped onto the lunar dust and into the history books. Wow, I thought, looking up that evening at the moon, half illuminated by the setting sun, … Continue reading

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It’s time for Feedback


My objective in writing Engineering Stories is to encourage students to consider or continue careers in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM), show what it may be like, dispel a myth or two, and encourage creativity, problem solving, and the … Continue reading

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A Life, or a Galaxy; Either way, you’ll make a difference


Engineering projects are not all rocket science, but a few are; Engineering designs are not all mathematical, but some are; Engineering teams are not all experts, but many are. As an engineer, you might create a satellite to measure solar … Continue reading

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Quick Step – Part 1


Copyright 2012 Kenneth Richard Hardman A realistic experience-based fictional Short Story in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Cover photo by Jaren Wilkey, Used with permission from BYU Photo Preface In Quick Step, an engineering team is required to develop a … Continue reading

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Story Announcement – Foot Notes


From 2006 – 2008, as a part-time faculty member, I was assigned to coach several college engineering students in the development of a quick-turn orthotic (arch support) fabrication system sponsored by entrepreneurs. During the course of this development, the team … Continue reading

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