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Pi Day 2015 – Combining Math & Food for a Celebration of the Century

By Pamela Kan in Products, Industry
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Full disclosure, math is not my best subject, in fact it ruined my chances at becoming a pharmacist, but when 3.14.15 comes around only once in a century, we need to celebrate! While I may not be stellar at math I love STEM and making sure our kids are getting a great STEM based experience in school. So we combined two of our favorite subjects – math and food – and built the first ever Bishop-Wisecarver Pie Making Machine in honor of Pi Day 2015. You won’t find it added to our sales catalog just yet, but you can check out what products we used to build it in a list I’ve included below.

Movie on FIRST Robotics Proves That 'If You Can Dream It, You Can Do It'

By Bishop-Wisecarver in STEM, FIRST
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A decade ago, WIRED magazine ran a story about four high school students from a tumbledown high school in Phoenix, Ariz., beating MIT in a sophisticated and nationally watched underwater robotics competition.

Raising the Profile of Scientists and Engineers Through FIRST Robotics

By Bishop-Wisecarver in STEM, FIRST
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Right now, we're in the thick of competition season for FIRST Robotics. Some 400,000 kids in more than 80 countries are duking it out in a series of bouts with robots they designed and built themselves. It's all in good fun—intensely competitive and widely watched.

Learning From the Not-So-Secret Lives of Scientists

By Bishop-Wisecarver in Reflection
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Have you ever drawn inspiration from someone else's story? Chances are that learning about what someone went through made you appreciate the person they are today. And, like all effective storytelling, it probably made you reflect on changes you could make in your own life, or steps you could take to fulfill your own goals.

DualVee Vacuum Wheels Nominated for Golden Mousetrap Award

By Bishop-Wisecarver in Dualvee, Products
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The Golden Mousetrap Awards recognizes technologies driving progress in the design and manufacturing field. The program, hosted by UBM Canon, awards companies contributing to the renaissance of American manufacturing and promotes engineering and manufacturing as viable career paths for the next generation.
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