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Stemiverse 0016 - Dr Karsten Schulz: Walking Supercomputers

Welcome to Stemiverse Podcast episode 16. In this episode, Dr Peter Dalmaris and Marcus Schappi talk with Dr Karsten Schulz. Karsten Schulz (PhD) is an engineer, computer scientist, and educator. He is leading the Digital Technologies Institute and is the designer of the B4 Modular...
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Stemiverse 0017 - Dr Steve Brodie: Open Innovation

Welcome to Stemiverse Podcast episode 17. In this episode, Dr Peter Dalmaris talks with Dr Steve Brodie. Steve has over 20 years’ experience in research and development, commercialisation and open innovation within corporate research and development laboratories (multinational and SME) and...
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Stemiverse 0018 - Naomi Young: STEM on Youtube

Welcome to Stemiverse Podcast episode 18. In this episode of Stemiverse Podcast, Dr Peter Dalmaris and Marcus Schappi talk with Naomi Young. Naomi Young, who is also known by her screen nick-name "Nay Nay", is a star of ABC Kids and the creator of the TV and YouTube Kids show Tinkertime. Her...
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Stemiverse 0019 - Brian McNally: Thinking While Moving

Welcome to Stemiverse Podcast episode 19. In this episode, Dr Peter Dalmaris and Marcus Schappi talks with Brian McNally. Brian is a veteran teacher with 23 years of experience. Brian has moved from Outdoor Education to Primary Physical Education, Secondary Physical Education, IT, Maths and...
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Stemiverse 0020 - Matt Richards: flipping learning environments with the Makerspace

Welcome to Stemiverse Podcast episode 20. In this episode, Dr Peter Dalmaris and Marcus Schappi talks with Matt Richards. Matt is an education and creative director, learning innovation leader and educational technologist. He has 10 years experience creating innovative learning environments,...
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Stemiverse 0021 - Lael Grant on the benefits of competitive educational robotics

Welcome to Stemiverse Podcast episode 21. In this episode, Dr Peter Dalmaris and Marcus Schappi talk with Lael Grant. Lael is computer programming teacher at Barker College, based in the Sydney suburb of Hornsby, in Australia. At the College, Lael is the team co-ordinator and part of the...
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Stemiverse 0022 - Saskia & Alaster - Being a competitive robotics team member

Welcome to Stemiverse Podcast episode 22. In this episode, Peter and Marcus talks with Saskia and Alastair. This is the second part of the Barker College Redbacks team interview. If you haven't listened to the first part, in which we interview Lael Grant, the team co-ordinator, please do so...
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Stemiverse 0023 - Josh Cox - Better Humans through wildlife education

Welcome to Stemiverse Podcast episode 23. In this episode, Dr Peter Dalmaris and Marcus Schappi talk with Josh Cox. Josh Cox founded Reptile Encounters in 2007, following a lifelong interest in Australian wildlife. With two parents with teaching backgrounds the idea was born to take animals...
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Stemiverse 0024 - Viv White on Big Picture Education

Welcome to Stemiverse Podcast episode 24. In this episode, Dr Peter Dalmaris and Marcus Schappi talk with Viv White. Viv is the founder of an innovative new design for learning and schools. Viv taught primary and secondary education for 13 years, worked in tertiary research for five years as...
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Arduino - A dive into the fundamentals of the blinking LED

Written by James Fern Buchanan The majority of Arduino buyers purchase an Arduino kit that contains an Arduino circuit board and a few hardware parts to test and examine. The directions that come with the kit show you how to test the parts. Many people don't like directions, but if you struggle...
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