The Dassault Systemes 3DEXPERIENCE Lab Boston, located in the North American Headquarters at Waltham, MA, has two components – a Startup Accelerator and a Fab Lab. The Accelerator works with early to mid-stage startups that focus on new technologies and products that can shift the scales of Innovation across domains of City, Life, Lifestyle, Internet of Things and Ideation. These startups have access to a state-of-the-art Fab Lab with mentorship and support from Dassault Systemes (DS) community.
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Born from over a year of dedicated research and personal experiences, Joulez empowers tween girls to enter the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Joulez incorporates four key elements into its approach: identity, vocabulary, skills and tribe. They believe that each of these four areas must be addressed to engage girls in STEM over the long term. Founder and CEO of Joulez, Stephanie Rowe, has spent her whole career in STEM surrounded by mostly male coworkers.
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2 months ago
Winners of the NASA Centennial Challenges 3D Printed Habitat Competition, SEArch+ (Space Exploration Architecture) is a group dedicated to developing human-supporting concepts for space exploration. The design of their winning submission, Mars Ice House, was inspired by NASA’s “follow the water” into a magnificent 3D- Printed Habitat made of water-ice. The vertical multi-level dwelling for four is situated at the center of double-printed ice shells against an outermost layer of transparent EFTE,
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
6 months ago
FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) 2017 is here! Shared by SOLIDWORKS mentor, Earl Hasz January 7, 2017 marked the kickoff of the exciting design and build competition season. SOLIDWORKS is a FRC Crown Sponsor. To all teams that apply for sponsorship at www.solidworks.com/FIRST, SOLIDWORKS will provide the SOLIDWORKS Robotics Suite of software tools.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
9 months ago
“Simple things seem to derive the most pleasure from everyone” – Corporal Willy Corporal Willy with a Epilog 120 Watt Laser The very first time we tried doing a 3D carving, we took just two pieces of scrap wood and glued them together. I looked for two pieces that were not cracked or had any knots or other irregular surface features to them. However, as the machine finished the carving, a knot showed up right at the end of the Wolf’s nose. Rob made this one on a laser machine for a friend’s
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
10 months ago
Fettuccine Pasta Bridge Richard first came up with the idea of constructing a bridge using fettuccine pasta, while pushing a shopping cart alongside his wife, Carmy, at a supermarket. As Carla stopped in the aisle stacked with a variety of pastas, Richard carefully observed the different types of pastas, appreciating the uniformity inside of the packaging. He recalls thinking, “To try and make something like that would be very difficult to say the least. I could not wait to get SOLIDWORKS up and
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10 months ago
We know him as Corporal Willy – Richard Williams, who is an engineer by passion and has dedicated his life to teaching in STEM education. From creating a bridge with fettuccine pasta and Elmer’s Wood Glue, to building a 9.25 ounces stool out of cardboard that went on to set a new world record that was tested at UNLV’s Labs, Richard makes science fun and exciting for children to pique their interests in engineering, architecture and other technologies. Besides being a SolidWorks instructor at
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10 months ago
Apps for Kids inspires young thinkers to turn their wildest creations into reality. img_8782 On November 11th, 24 children from ages 10 to 13 years gathered at the training center, at SOLIDWORKS Waltham Campus. They had been invited to use the beta version of Shape It and Mech It features of SOLIDWORK’s new Apps for Kids, and share their feedback. ch3a0128 The kids were greeted with refreshing drinks, an activity packet with riddles and games, and toys to play with. ch3a0125 Once all were seated
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11 months ago
Slide6 January 9, 2016 marks the FIRST Robotics Competition FRC Kickoff for the new game, FIRST Stronghold(TM). SOLIDWORKS is a FRC Crown Sponsor. To all teams that apply for sponsorship at www.solidworks.com/FIRST, SolidWorks will provide the SOLIDWORKS Robotics Suite of software tools. Andy Mark AM14U3 Wide We have created a great Kit of Parts modeled in SOLIDWORKS thanks to AndyMark and other SolidWorks customers, many parts are in native SOLIDWORKS format.
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1 year ago
SolidWorks Summer Blog Post 2015 Are you a student or educator interested in using SOLIDWORKS this summer to learn what it has to offer, or get ahead of the game for next year? Try our FREE download of the SOLIDWORKS Student Engineering Kit for the summer! Follow these instructions to get your copy: 1. Go to www.SolidWorks.com/sek.
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2 years ago
Make Your Own Wearables This weekend, some very talented women engineers will be hosting the event, Make your own Wearables for high school girls at MIT Lincoln Labs in Lincoln, MA. The “Make your own wearables” workshop for high school girls is an introduction to engineering through wearable technology. The full day workshop hosted by MIT Lincoln Laboratory on Saturday December 13th consists of two major hands-on projects in manufacturing and wearable electronics. The activities include 3d
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
2 years ago
Charlotte and Megan Goldie Blox Parade Float Engineering girls love to create things, design things, make things, and have fun. Girls of all ages will be watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and see a new engineering role model, Goldie. Goldie is the creation of engineer, Debbie Sterling, that founded the company GoldieBlox, the engineering toy company for girls. GoldieBlox_SpinningMachine_HiRes GoldieBlox_DunkTank_HiRes The Goldie Blox float, The Girl Powered Spinning Machine, will
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2 years ago
Junior Solar Spint Car SolidWorks Cuda Country A new SolidWorks STEM tutorial for the Junior Solar Sprint car has been developed by teacher Pat Haley, Cuda Country. Junior Solar Spint Car SolidWorks Assembly Cuda Country Partners Technology Student Association (TSA) and Army Education Outreach Program (AEOP) bring the JSS model solar car competition to many schools. Some highlights of the new JSS tutorials include: Junior Solar Spint Car SolidWorks Sheet Metal Cuda Country A sheet metal Motor
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
3 years ago
SONY DSC The space between art and engineering is extremely small. Geometric sculptor, David Colbert, uses SolidWorks to inspire young and old with Geometry. David uses SolidWorks in the following ways: designing sculpture; 3-D printing;
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
3 years ago
Jeff Rosen and Fred Stillwell Georgia Tech at ASEE K12 Hundreds of educators spent Saturday at the 10th American Society of Engineering Educaiton (ASEE) K12 Teacher workshop in Atlanta Georgia. The ASEE event was sponsored by Dassault Systemes. ASEE K12 Marie with Jeff Rosen and Fred Stillwell I was fortunate to present with two great educators, Fred Stillwell and Jeff Rosen from Georgia Tech, Fred and Jeff talked about how they have used SolidWorks in the classroom to teach students from middle
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
4 years ago
GoldieBlox Book Series and Construction Set 1 What kind of toys do little girls play with? Do toys influence decisions on how engineering is perceived by girls as they grow up? When Debbie Sterling looked to buy toys for her friend’s children, there wasn’t much of a selection to explore her engineering passion. So with her savings, support from family, and a lot of research, she designed and developed GoldieBlox.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
4 years ago
Fun with Physics SolidWorks Motion I have fun with physics. I have fun with math. Your students can have fun too with this SolidWorks Motion Tutorial from our friends in Cuda Country. Use SolidWorks to create a Car and Track assembly.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
4 years ago
DS TADS Pyramids Identify the Problem How do you combine math, science, technology, engineering, history, art, all to meet education standards in your classroom? Biology teacher, Matthew Burns and physics teacher, Boris Gokhfeld from Waltham High School, MA, USA, created this project to share with you. The Great Pyramid Challenge is a three or four class unit on the engineering design process that helps students achieve national goals in engineering­ and thinking skills. Students will learn
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
4 years ago
Marie Planchard Marie PlanchardDirector of Education & Early Engagement, SolidWorks at Dassault Systemes SolidWorks Corporation Marie Planchard is Director of Education & Early Engagement, SOLIDWORKS. She is responsible for global development of content and social outreach for the SOLIDWORKS products across all levels of learning including educational institutions, Fab Labs, and entrepreneurship.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
4 years ago
SolidWorks Panton Chair Tutorial - Jan-Willem Zuyderduyn Jan-Willem Zuyderduyn is a Product Designer and creator of www.LearnSolidWorks.com, a website that helps SolidWorks Users with great tutorials. As a young student, Jan-Willem learned SolidWorks on his own and then studied Product Design and Engineering at Hogeschool Utrecht the Netherlands. Last year, he went back to his college to teach Advanced Surface Modeling with SolidWorks. Jan-William placed third SolidWorks KitCar Design Contest
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
4 years ago
Klein Bottle 2 I've had this part in the back of my mind for quite a while now, and it turned out to be a quick and fun project. I used a Thin-Revolve to make the "base" of this one-sided surface. Two Thin Lofts and several fillets later, I was done. Enjoy, and thanks for viewing!
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
5 years ago
T4 Irish Department of Education with SolidWorks Changing a country's technology education for its future requires great dedication by teachers. Technology Subjects Support Services, t4 helped the Department of Education and Skills develop and implement geometry and product design curriculum at second-level (high schools) across Ireland. With t4's help, SolidWorks developed their case study to share with you along with the syllabus and educational materials from their courses. I wish I could
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
5 years ago
Fts student pocket watch solidworks model If you are a teacher that needs professional development hours before school starts, wants to investigate STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) lessons, needs a great visualization tool, or just wants to learn what Computer Aided Design (CAD) can do for your students, then the SolidWorks Summer Edition Professional Development program for teachers is for you this July. I've been there – teaching in public education for 10 years. You start your
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5 years ago
Please note: this offer expired August 31, 2012 Baja buggy solidworks Are you a student or educator interested in using SolidWorks this summer to learn what it has to offer, or get ahead of the game for next year? Try our FREE download of the SolidWorks Summer Edition for 3D CAD, Sustainability, and FEA / CFD analysis! Follow these instructions to get your copy: Sorry, this offer has ended. Marie Planchard Marie PlanchardDirector of Education & Early Engagement, SolidWorks at Dassault Systemes
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