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EFK of Buffalo featured on NBC - WGRZ

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Fields like science, math, engineering and technology are constantly growing.And there's a place in Buffalo that takes those complex concepts and inspires kids to be the engineers of tomorrow. It's called Engineering for Kids.   Maureen Miller, the Co-Owner of Engineering for Kids, says they aim to ...

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Engineering For Kids named one of the Top 25 Education Franchises to Watch by 1851 Magazine .

LYDIA HEERWAGEN - 1851 Magazine Education Franchises to Watch in 2017Here are the top 25 education franchises to keep an eye on in 2017.The education industry is one of the biggest industries in the world, on its way to becoming a $1 trillion industry, with no signs of slowing down. Now is the prime time to get ...

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5 Interesting Facts About Arch Bridges

1.   Building an arch bridge is not easy because the structure is completely unstable until the two spans meet in the middle. For years, engineers used a technique called centering. In centering, a wooden form supported both spans until they locked together at the top. A newer method supports the spans using cables ...

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Fast Company names Dori Roberts one of the Most Creative People in Business

FAST COMPANY MOST CREATIVE PEOPLE 2016 # 67   Dori Roberts For giving STEM an after-school boost Engineering for Kids founder and CEO Dori Roberts didn’t think of herself as good at math and science until a chemistry teacher challenged her and gave her confidence, leading to a successful first ...

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Engineering for Kids Makes a Difference

by Michael Abrams, ASME.org  - Dori Roberts had been teaching engineering in high school for eleven years when she started an after-school club for kids interested in engineering competitions. The students that attended were thrilled with the program, with the chance to build their own technology. Word soon began ...

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EFK Hampton Roads - Engineering a Good Break

Allison T. Williams - Suffolk News-HeraldChristopher Clark, 6, of Suffolk gleefully watches his rubber band-propelled helicopter spin about 10 feet up into the air before crashing to the ground.With rainbow-colored duct tape, cardboard and a ruler, Makai Gillis, 9, is busy designing an environmentally friendly ...

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EFK of Central Pierce County, Washington featured on KOMO-TV

Tom Alpert, owner of Engineering For Kids of Central Pierce County in Washington recently made an appearance on KOMO-TV, the local ABC affiliate.This segment includes a great conversation about the importance of hands-on STEM Education, EFK Summer Camp offerings as students demonstrate a great SumoBot battle! The ...

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Rebecca Argueta honored as Engineering For Kids Foundation's Mentor of the Year.

DAWNTHEA PRICE - THE FREE LANCE-STARRiverbend High senior Rebecca Argueta wasn’t sure what to expect when she began teaching kids ranging in age from 4 to 12 the basics of engineering and coding.But she was pleasantly surprised by what she found. You never know what they’ll come up with,” she said. “They learn ...

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EFK Great Lakes Bay Region Opens New Learning Center

JOHN KENNETT - MIDLAND DAILY NEWSEducating the next generation of workers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) is vital across the nation and in the Great Lakes Bay Region, as demand for employees in these areas is increasing.Desiring to help fill that demand, Engineering For Kids/Great Lakes Bay Region has ...

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Robomatter, Inc. and Engineering For Kids Announce Partnership to Bring STEM Education to Students across North America

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)  Robomatter, Incorporated, a global leader in STEM education, and Engineering For Kids (EFK), a leading provider of extracurricular STEM programs, announced a new partnership to bring Robomatter’s research-based robotics and computer science educational content to students across North ...

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