UAH Student Among 2017 Stratasys Extreme Redesign Challenge Winners

TTA is proud to share that one of the 2017 Stratasys Extreme Redesign Challenge winners was from here in Alabama.  Thomas Salverson, a student at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, AL, took first place for his Arm Cast design in the category of Engineering – Post-Secondary Education.   Adjustable, Reusable and Modular (ARM) Cast   1st Place, Thomas More…

Home Office Holiday Schedule

  As the year comes to a close, we are more grateful than ever for our customers.  We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! , Following are our home office hours over the holiday season: Friday, December 22, 2017, Closed at 11am CT Monday, December 25, 2017, Closed Tuesday, December 26, More…

Stratasys Continuous Build 3D Demonstrator Automates 3D Printing

As part of its SHAPING WHAT’S NEXT™ vision for manufacturing, Stratasys introduced the Continuous Build 3D demonstrator at the Rapid manufacturing event in Pittsburgh this past May.  SHAPING WHAT’S NEXT builds on Stratasys’ industrial FDM® 3D printing expertise to respond to the needs of customers’ most challenging applications, addressing manufacturers’ needs to rapidly produce strong parts ranging in More…

Science Bits: Creating Teachable Moments in a 5E Science Curriculum

Science Bits provides classroom teachers with effective teaching tools that create teachable moments using high quality, curated digital content that adheres to the 5E Model. 5E pioneer Dr. Roger Bybee sums it up well.  “Teachable moments begin with curiosity. They occur when students experience something they recognize and that has meaning, but they cannot formulate More…

Science Bits: Enhancing Learning with Understanding

Science Bits introduces science not as a body of immutable facts that must be memorized, but as an exciting way of obtaining new knowledge and understanding of the world around us. This first-of-its-kind integration of traditional classroom learning, state-of-the-art research, and virtual learning through digital tools is helping students develop a deep understanding of scientific concepts More…

Science Bits: Built on Two Strong Pillars

Science Bits is taking the United States educational market by storm with their unique approach that fully integrates technology and pedagogy. This is fostering an evolution from a traditional educational model where facts are transmitted from the teacher to the learner to an active Constructivist Model. Constructivist methodologies are based on the students role in More…

Science Bits Product Updates & New Unit Announcement: “Atoms and Bonds”

Science Bits Announces Publication of a New Unit: “Atoms and Bonds” The unit is structured around the study of the electronic distribution of atoms. It begins by constructing the electronic distribution model through spectroscopy experiments (with simulators) and ends up showing how this electronic structure of atoms affects the properties of substances. In addition to More…