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Meet a Mechanical Engineer and see what he does


View this excellent short video and feel the enthusiasm this engineer has for his work at JPL. Hear his responses to the questions you probably have about engineering. http://www.virtualjobshadow.com/CareerProfileDemo/?cguid={87F41A60-DE5A-4C24-B102-15AF1660FC86}

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The Orbital Mechanic – NGSS Aligned Version for Grades 6-8


For teachers of K6-8. Science and Engineering Practices in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). In The Orbital Mechanic, a solar flare knocks a space probe off course endangering a costly mission. A simple solution comes just in time from … Continue reading

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Beyond Earth – Website


I am excited about what mankind does in space, because I know that such a journey builds our confidence, enlarges our knowledge, and improves our life on Earth. Check out this great website by Boeing called, Beyond Earth. It is … Continue reading

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