Like many of my generation, I grew up being
fascinated and inspired by films and series such as Star Wars, Star
Trek, The Black Hole, and The 6 Million Dollar Man. I used to spend
hours fashioning replicas of lightsabers, phasers, and bionic hands out
of tin foil, "borrowed" kitchen instruments, and model airplane parts.
Every once in a while, the feeling of wonder still comes over me when I
use my smart phone to accomplish tasks wirelessly and in my palm that
were beyond the imagination of even the creators The Empire only 20
A huge theme in my Engineering & Design Classroom this year is Creativity & Imagination.
is my goal that students begin to develop the ability to imagine
infinite possibilities while they master the skills of engineering,
design, and technology in order to truly be prepared to see beyond the
horizon and truly being to invent the future.
ran across this article in Huffington post, that describes the role of
artistic imagination in the realm of science fiction and how it
influences scientific and technological development in the real world.
Great stuff in here, check it out: