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Hearlihy 2016 Holiday Hours

So that our employees can enjoy more time with family and friends during the holidays, Hearlihy’s Distribution Center and Call Center will be closed and unable to take or ship orders on the following days: Dec. 16 after 11:30 a.m. . . .

PRIME system headlines Robotics catalog

PITTSBURG, KS (September 29, 2014) – How can two products fill an entire catalog? With the TETRIX® PRIME and MAX Building Systems for robotics, it’s no problem at all. ( Printable PDF ) The 40-page 2014-15 Robotics Catalog introduces Pitsco . . .

Teachers train in STEM labs

(This story was originally published in The Daily Reflector July 29, 2014. It is reprinted here with permission of The Daily Reflector .) Teachers train in STEM labs Faculty from three middle schools that received STEM labs earlier this . . .

A wheelchair with what?!

Additional Urban Search & Rescue article: Dream team takes title at national Robotics: Urban Search & Rescue event By Cody White, Communications Assistant cwhite@pitsco.com The Robotics: Urban Search & Rescue . . .

Phonics: Animals in Motion

Animal animations, sign language engage young students in phonics

April 1, 2014 – One of Pitsco Education’s newest elementary programs – Phonics: Animals in Motion – has actually been fine-tuned for more than 20 years by developer Cindy Jones. ( Printable PDF ) “I have been testing this program much longer . . .

3-D printers and curriculum highlight 2014 Hearlihy catalog

February 21, 2014 – A key trend in industry and education is 3-D printing, or rapid prototyping. To help students learn this skill, Hearlihy’s new catalog offers exclusive 3-D printing curriculum and full packages developed just for schools. ( . . .

Hardware Science puts a twist on home science projects

Ace Hardware offers Pitsco products as projects for kids and parents

( Podcast:  Wizard IV Steve Jacobs discusses Ace Hardware Science and the mission to inspire a generation of tinkerers. Listen here .) January 27, 2014 – What child or parent hasn't raided the kitchen or garage for a last-minute science class . . .

STEM in the Gym creator Cindy Jones chosen as ITEEA's January 2014 Star of the Month

(This story was originally published in ITEEA's January 2014 issue of STEM Connections . It is reprinted here with permission of ITEEA.) ITEEA Star of the Month: Cindy Jones Educator, ITEEA Board Member, and ITEEA Children's Council . . .

Add perfect wheels and timed finishes to CO2 racing

From fine-tuning wheels to timing races with ease, Pitsco Education’s latest additions to its CO 2 dragster line of products will add polish to student cars and school races. ( Printable PDF ) The process of molding wheels for dragsters isn’t . . .

New tools for bridge and tower activities

Pitsco introduces Materials Deflection Tester and Magnetic Build Fixture

December 4, 2013  – Bring new insight to structure-building activities in the classroom with Pitsco Education’s new Materials Deflection Tester and Magnetic Build Fixture. ( Printable PDF ) Whether you are building bridges, towers, or . . .