Monthly Archives: April 2015

How to Get Your Children Interested in Engineering or Science

Because children are naturally curious about the world in which they live, they have a unique ability to develop new interests and really devote themselves to it. Unlike adults, who are held back by mundane things like paying bills, children are still seeing things for the first time, and they have an innate sense of […]

Demand for Engineers and Scientists Continues to Increase

As technology continues to evolve, so does the demand for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) workers. Currently, there is a shortage of qualified and educated people with these skills, leading to a higher demand in job markets, not just here in the United States, but globally throughout the world. Part of the job shortage […]

Famous Inventors and Scientists Who Relied Upon Scientific Notebooks

Long before there were typewriters, computers, tablets, and smartphones, inventors and scientists had to record their research in scientific notebooks. Documenting research, hypotheses, theories, problem solving, thoughts, ideas, and other concepts in research notebooks allowed famous investors and scientists to develop solutions to a wide range of problems, and create new inventions and methodologies of […]

Studying Tips for Engineering Students

Being a successful engineering student starts by forming proper studying habits. There is a higher learning expectation at the university level, compared to what you were used to in high school. Engineering students often find they must spend more time studying in order to successfully pass their engineering classes and complete course work on time. […]

Scientific, Engineering Notebooks Retain Value in Digital Era

With the widespread availability of cloud computing solutions, tablet devices, and document capture technology, it’s easy to assume that scientific and engineering notebooks have gone the way of the slide rule. Like many assumptions, rumors of the demise of bound notebooks in scientific research are incorrect. Bound notebooks remain an indispensible tool for scientists and […]