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  • DoD Labs: People are our Greatest Asset

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    At the Department of Defense, our people are the military's most enduring advantage. DoD continually seeks to increase development of a representative, world-class STEM talent pool capable of filling our workforce needs and providing continuous access to STEM talent throughout the nation.

    You don’t have to be a member of the military to work for the DoD as a STEM scientist or engineer. It is a great way to give back to your country and be a part of something bigger. With labs located across the country with innovative, diverse, and creative environments, working for the DoD means being surrounded by intelligent people who are laser focused on forwarding science and technology through innovation.

    Watch our videos to see all of the different science, engineering, technology and mathematics jobs and programs available.

    For additional information about our STEM education initiatives, please visit http://www.dodstem.us/. Show less
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  • STEM Careers - Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Play all

    Interested in a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics? Apply for a job with DoD STEM and get a taste for everything from basic research to applied systems.

    If you have always wanted a career in designing robots, engineering airplanes, or crafting inventions and technologies that will change the world, then DoD STEM Laboratories are the right place for you.

    The first people to invent the internet and GPS were once young professionals who had new and highly innovative ideas that were backed by the Department of Defense. DoD STEM does the same for the current generation for inventions in robotics, artificial intelligence, mechanical engineering, and more!

    At the Department of Defense, our people are the military's most enduring advantage. DoD continually seeks to increase development of a representative, world-class STEM talent pool capable of filling our workforce needs and providing continuous access to STEM talent throughout the Nation.

    You don’t have to be a member of the military to work for the DoD as a STEM scientist or engineer. It is a great way to give back to your country and be a part of something bigger. With labs located across the country with innovative, diverse, and creative environments, working for the DoD means being surrounded by intelligent people who are laser focused on forwarding science and technology through innovation.

    Watch our videos to see all of the different science, engineering, technology and mathematics jobs and programs available.

    For additional information about our STEM education initiatives, please visit http://www.dodstem.us/.
    • DoD Labs: People are our Greatest Asset - Duration: 4 minutes, 56 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 600 views
      At the Department of Defense, our people are the military's most enduring advantage. DoD continually seeks to increase development of a representative, world-class STEM talent pool capable of filli...
    • DoD Labs: A National Treasure - Duration: 4 minutes, 45 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 109 views
      Interested in a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics? Apply for a job with the Department of Defense and get a taste for everything from basic research to applied systems.

      If...
    • DoD STEM: Careers in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics - Duration: 3 minutes, 36 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 428 views
      Interested in a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics? Apply for a job with DoD STEM and get a taste for everything from basic research to applied systems.

      If you have always ...
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  • Science - STEM Discipline Play all

    LabTV Science STEM video playlist features civilian and military scientists and engineers using science and technology to solve real-world problems, such as training Air Force pilots to handle G-forces or printing new skin cells to help burn victims during their recovery.

    Each video has a corresponding STEM teacher’s guide available for download from http://dodstem.us/media/labtv.
    • Spin Cycle: Training for High G Flying - Duration: 4 minutes, 47 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 72,907 views
      The professionals at the Brooks City Air Force Research Lab in San Antonio, Texas, are experts on the forces caused by acceleration, also called 'G forces.' That's what people feel in their stomach...
    • Ceramics: This Material Won't Melt Away - Duration: 4 minutes, 25 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 8,347 views
      We all have items in our homes that are made of ceramics: dinner plates, floor tiles -- and toilets. And in the technical world, ceramics are used in electrical devices, fiber-optic cables, and eve...
    • Scientists Keep Radiation in Its Place - Duration: 4 minutes, 16 seconds.

      • 9 years ago
      • 7,851 views
      There are two types of radiation: non-ionizing radiation, from sources such as visible light and radio waves, and ionizing radiation, from radioactive materials or x-ray equipment. Ionizing radiati...
    • Just Add Water: New Fuel from Aluminum Nanoparticles - Duration: 4 minutes, 35 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 5,221 views
      Scientists at an Air Force Research Lab in Dayton Ohio have developed an amazing new way to harness the hydrogen energy stored in ordinary tap water.

      The secret is aluminum nanoparticles. By addin...
    • Beam Me Up: Air Force scientists work on the technology of science fiction - Duration: 4 minutes, 14 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 2,503 views
      Air Force scientists work on the technology of science fiction
      Lasers were just the stuff of science fiction not long ago, but can now be found all around us in everyday life. You?ll find lasers in...
    • Building Body Parts: Saving lives, salamander style. - Duration: 4 minutes, 13 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 1,545 views
      If an injured salamander can grow a new limb, why can?t a human? Maybe they can say researchers at the Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine.

      Starting with cells from patients bodies, sc...
    • Dolphin Lifesavers pt. 1: Training for a Mission - Duration: 4 minutes, 28 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 1,017 views
      It sounds risky - but it's not. Mines are designed to go off when ships bump into them, not dolphins, so these brave underwater explorers are the perfect helpers to protect our Navy crews from dang...
    • Spinning Nanofibers: Army Chemists Create Tiny Fibers With Huge Potential. - Duration: 4 minutes, 16 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 1,017 views
      Fabric is made by weaving fibers into cloth - which is then sewn into the shirts and pants that you wear every day. Now, at the Army research lab in Natick, Mass., research chemist Kris Senecal is ...
    • Printing New Skin: Saving Lives with Ink Jet Printers - Duration: 4 minutes, 8 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 901 views
      By modifying an ink jet printer and growing skin cells from a patient's body, a U.S. Army research lab has developed an amazing treatment for severe burns: printing new skin.

      Once the patient's s...
    • Space Hitchhikers: The ESPA Ring - Duration: 4 minutes, 8 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 852 views
      This Rocket Science Makes Total Sense.

      Satellites are devices launched into orbit to collect information or aid in communication. Although they're invaluable tools, they also are enormously expens...
    • Sgt. Star: A Virtual Human with a Sense of Humor - Duration: 4 minutes, 35 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 710 views
      Standing behind a "TranScreen," Sergeant Star looks you in the eye, shifting slightly on his feet. You are speaking to, he jokes "an incredibly handsome solider."

      Well. Sort of. Sgt. Star actually...
    • Light Antennas: Making the Connection Between Light and Electricity - Duration: 4 minutes, 50 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 710 views
      Scientists at an Army research lab are creating tiny antennas inspired by a beautiful insect, the luna moth. The female moth emits an infrared light wave to attract a faraway mate, whose antenna is...
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  • Technology - STEM Discipline Play all

    LabTV Technology STEM video playlist features civilian and military engineers and scientists using technology to solve real-world problems, such as developing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to keep our soldiers safe or growing new tissue, bones, and organs to save lives.

    Each video has a corresponding STEM teacher’s guide available for download at dodstem.us/media/labtv.
    • Eye In The Sky: 40 Pounds of Amazing Aircraft - Duration: 3 minutes, 55 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 27,883 views
      Launched using a portable catapult and captured by a hook when its mission is over, the Scan Eagle is 40 pounds of amazing aircraft. The plane and its payloads are tested at a Navy Research Lab in ...
    • Power Harvesting: The Bat Hook Helping Special Ops 'Superheroes' - Duration: 4 minutes, 28 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 1,626 views
      Power lines crisscross the skies, delivering electricity with the flip of a switch. But what happens when a soldier is outside, away from an electrical outlet, and unable to access electricity to p...
    • Printing New Skin: Saving Lives with Ink Jet Printers - Duration: 4 minutes, 8 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 901 views
      By modifying an ink jet printer and growing skin cells from a patient's body, a U.S. Army research lab has developed an amazing treatment for severe burns: printing new skin.

      Once the patient's s...
    • Space Hitchhikers: The ESPA Ring - Duration: 4 minutes, 8 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 852 views
      This Rocket Science Makes Total Sense.

      Satellites are devices launched into orbit to collect information or aid in communication. Although they're invaluable tools, they also are enormously expens...
    • Wafer Power: Mighty Silicon - Duration: 4 minutes, 28 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 846 views
      This Abundant Element Is a Gem in the Lab

      Microelectronics is the creation of very tiny electrical circuits -- finer than a human hair. These circuits run everything, from computers to phones. Mo...
    • Robot Birds: Designing Micro Air Vehicles - Duration: 4 minutes, 22 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 371 views
      From his upturned palm, Ryan Carr launches then expertly flies what appears to be a remote-controlled bird. Later, the aeronautical engineer uses special equipment to examine the machine's flight c...
    • Beam Me Up: Air Force scientists work on the technology of science fiction - Duration: 4 minutes, 14 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 2,503 views
      Air Force scientists work on the technology of science fiction
      Lasers were just the stuff of science fiction not long ago, but can now be found all around us in everyday life. You?ll find lasers in...
    • Spin Cycle: Training for High G Flying - Duration: 4 minutes, 47 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 72,907 views
      The professionals at the Brooks City Air Force Research Lab in San Antonio, Texas, are experts on the forces caused by acceleration, also called 'G forces.' That's what people feel in their stomach...
    • Laser Dazzlers: A Stop Sign in Any Language - Duration: 4 minutes, 16 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 1,495 views
      A laser that stops traffic? Yes, a new light tool called "driver defeat" will help soldiers slow approaching cars from a distance so they can determine if the driver is friend or foe. It works like...
    • Dolphin Lifesavers pt. 1: Training for a Mission - Duration: 4 minutes, 28 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 1,017 views
      It sounds risky - but it's not. Mines are designed to go off when ships bump into them, not dolphins, so these brave underwater explorers are the perfect helpers to protect our Navy crews from dang...
    • Flying Fuel Cells: Adding New Life to Aircraft Technology - Duration: 4 minutes, 35 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 621 views
      Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, or UAVs, are aircraft that fly without a human pilot on board and are used in the field to keep soldiers out of harm's way. Raven UAVs are backpack-portable aircraft that ...
    • Dolphin Lifesavers pt. 2: How Dolphins see with Sound - Duration: 4 minutes, 22 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 477 views
      In today's world of unmanned underwater vehicles, the bottlenose dolphin is still the Navy's best defense against dangerous underwater mines. The dolphins have a unique ability to find objects usin...
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  • Engineering - STEM Discipline Play all

    LabTV Engineering STEM video playlist features civilian and military engineers solving real-world problems, such as harnessing electricity from power lines and developing new fuel cells to power UAVs.

    Each video has a corresponding STEM teacher’s guide available for download at http://dodstem.us/media/labtv.
    • Power Harvesting: Induction Magic - Duration: 4 minutes, 16 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 20,275 views
      Figuring out how to harness electricity from power lines isn't the only amazing goal that Air Force research lab engineers achieved. They still had a question: Could electronics such as cameras and...
    • Flying Fuel Cells: Adding New Life to Aircraft Technology - Duration: 4 minutes, 35 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 621 views
      Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, or UAVs, are aircraft that fly without a human pilot on board and are used in the field to keep soldiers out of harm's way. Raven UAVs are backpack-portable aircraft that ...
    • Ship Shape: Making Models - Duration: 3 minutes, 58 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 518 views
      Building Mini-Ships Is No Game.

      Imagine building models for a living! These engineers at NAVSEA Carderock in Bethesda, Md., spend their days creating and testing models that often become the proto...
    • Brainwaves: Reading Brain Waves to Keep Pilots Sharp - Duration: 4 minutes, 10 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 272 views
      Flying is second nature for today's highly skilled Air Force pilots. But when challenges arise, these aviators need to stay focused.

      Helping out are researchers at the Wright-Patterson Air Force B...
    • Gimme Shelter: Army Develops Super Structures to Safeguard Troops - Duration: 4 minutes, 30 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 334 views
      Shelters protect people from the sun and wind and help them stay warm. Army shelters must do more -- they shield soldiers from chemical and biological agents and the fragments from enemy mortar.

      ...
    • Making Metal: Mixing and Matching for Strength and Versatility - Duration: 4 minutes, 57 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 382 views
      Scientists and engineers at NAVSEA Carderock in Bethesda, Md., are working with the heaviest materials of all -- metals. Metals can transfer heat -- they're easy to mold and shape -- and they have ...
    • Breathe Easy 2015: Navy Ship Filters Keep It Clean - Duration: 4 minutes, 32 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 485 views
      Filters are used in buildings to collect dust, dirt, or chemicals from air to ensure that we don't take contaminants into our bodies. Sailors must be protected in their environment as well, so engi...
    • It's a Blast!: Teenage rocket scientists compete in The Plains, Virginia - Duration: 3 minutes, 39 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 75 views
      Gathering in the name of rocket science, and fun, 100 teenage teams competed for top honors in this year's Team American Rocketry Challenge, the world's largest contest of its kind.

      The teams of m...
    • Real World Design Challenge: Make It Fly - Duration: 4 minutes, 42 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 235 views
      How do you make an airplane more fuel efficient?

      That was the Real World Design Challenge this year -- and teams of high school students from across the United States competed to see who could de...
    • Scientists Keep Radiation in Its Place - Duration: 4 minutes, 16 seconds.

      • 9 years ago
      • 7,851 views
      There are two types of radiation: non-ionizing radiation, from sources such as visible light and radio waves, and ionizing radiation, from radioactive materials or x-ray equipment. Ionizing radiati...
    • Ceramics: This Material Won't Melt Away - Duration: 4 minutes, 25 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 8,347 views
      We all have items in our homes that are made of ceramics: dinner plates, floor tiles -- and toilets. And in the technical world, ceramics are used in electrical devices, fiber-optic cables, and eve...
    • Dolphin Lifesavers pt. 2: How Dolphins see with Sound - Duration: 4 minutes, 22 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 477 views
      In today's world of unmanned underwater vehicles, the bottlenose dolphin is still the Navy's best defense against dangerous underwater mines. The dolphins have a unique ability to find objects usin...
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  • Mathematics - STEM Discipline Play all

    LabTV Mathematics STEM video playlist features military and civilian engineers helping kids use science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and robotics to compete in STEM competitions and develop a life-long love of learning.

    Each video has a Corresponding STEM teacher’s guide available for download at dodstem.us/media/labtv.
    • Sea Perch: Students Build Sea Perches to Learn Laws of Buoyancy - Duration: 4 minutes, 24 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 485 views
      Underwater ROVs, or remotely operated vehicles, are used in research missions such as the Titanic recovery. At a Maryland high school, students are constructing their own ROVs -- called Sea Perches...
    • Math Counts: Getting Good at Math for Fun and Trophies - Duration: 4 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      • 756 views
      Calling themselves "Mathletes," a combination of "math" and "athlete," the students gathered in Perry Hall, Maryland are taking part in MATHCOUNTS. The free program supports middle-school math comp...
    • Save the Bay Robotics Challenge: Students Learn to Reverse Environmental Harm - Duration: 4 minutes, 18 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 90 views
      The room buzzes with excitement as 400 students gather for the finale of the ?Save The Bay: Robotics Challenge.? For the last 16 weeks, under the guidance of Navy scientists and engineers, they hav...
    • Mission to Mars: Surviving in Space is All Part of the Fun - Duration: 3 minutes, 35 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 141 views
      Simulated, but just like real astronauts they have had to prepare for their mission through hands-on math and science.

      For four months, they have learned about Mars in their classrooms. They stud...
    • Bounce Back: Using Radar, the Answer Is in the Echo - Duration: 4 minutes, 29 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 117 views
      RADAR -- which stands for radio detection and ranging -- is a technique that's used all around us in everyday life. It can determine the presence and the velocity of an object such as an airplane o...
    • Carbon NanoPearls: Cooking Up Tomorrow's TV Technology - Duration: 4 minutes, 2 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 104 views
      Combining the abilities of a master chef and a futuristic jeweler, materials engineer Shanee Pacley is a leading specialist in the exciting field of nanotechnology.

      Pacley's specialty is nanopearl...
    • Cells In Space: Helping Astronauts and Injured Soldiers - Duration: 4 minutes, 18 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 129 views
      An experiment created at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research and blasted into space aboard the Space Shuttle is helping design better ways to treat injured soldiers and keep astronauts healt...
    • Wafer Power: Building Circuits - Duration: 4 minutes, 45 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 256 views
      In one of the world's cleanest environments -- scientists and engineers at the MIT Lincoln Laboratory in Lexington, Mass. turn sand into tomorrow's semiconductors.

      It's an amazing process that tak...
    • Computer Vision: Teaching Machines to Recognize Images - Duration: 3 minutes, 54 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 562 views
      Shown two photos of a person taken from different angles, most people will immediately recognize them as the same person. But it's not that easy for a computer because their brains are not as flexi...
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  • Army - STEM Videos Play all

    • 3 D Teleconference: Can you see me now? - Duration: 4 minutes, 21 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 134 views
      The movie "Star Wars" wowed audiences with its use of holograms -- 3-D impressions that were projected into thin air so that a person's animated image seemed to materialize from nowhere.

      For years...
    • Don't Sweat It: Scientists Are Protecting Soldiers at Any Temperature - Duration: 4 minutes, 37 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 111 views
      Our troops go into all types of environments -- some very cold or hot -- to perform their missions. Scientists at an Army research lab in Natick, Mass., are studying the effects of extreme temperat...
    • First-Person Thinker - Duration: 3 minutes, 59 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 56 views
      American soldiers are masters at using their weapons to survive in combat zones. Now, with a video-game system called ELECT BiLAT, scientists and engineers are showing troops how to add another dim...
    • Foot Soldier: Happy Feet in the Field - Duration: 4 minutes, 33 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 75 views
      Soldiers are on their feet all day -- whether in the desert, the jungle, or even the snow. The loads they carry, their environment, and the speeds at which they move all impact their feet -- and th...
    • Light Antennas: Making the Connection Between Light and Electricity - Duration: 4 minutes, 50 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 710 views
      Scientists at an Army research lab are creating tiny antennas inspired by a beautiful insect, the luna moth. The female moth emits an infrared light wave to attract a faraway mate, whose antenna is...
    • Fighting Malaria: The Army's New Weapon Against a Killer - Duration: 4 minutes, 43 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 150 views
      Physician Scientist Peter Weina and his team at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research have declared war on the world's most deadly disease, Malaria.

      Malaria kills over six million people eac...
    • Spinning Nanofibers: Army Chemists Create Tiny Fibers With Huge Potential. - Duration: 4 minutes, 16 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 1,017 views
      Fabric is made by weaving fibers into cloth - which is then sewn into the shirts and pants that you wear every day. Now, at the Army research lab in Natick, Mass., research chemist Kris Senecal is ...
    • Gimme Shelter: Army Develops Super Structures to Safeguard Troops - Duration: 4 minutes, 30 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 334 views
      Shelters protect people from the sun and wind and help them stay warm. Army shelters must do more -- they shield soldiers from chemical and biological agents and the fragments from enemy mortar.

      ...
    • Eat Up!: Food Scientists Figure Out How to Feed the Troops - Duration: 4 minutes, 26 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 376 views
      Soldiers in combat require massive amounts of energy to be able to endure the tough conditions. To fuel their bodies, they must consume about 3,600 calories (or units of energy) every day -- nearly...
    • Light Stage: Amazing avatars worthy of the Army, and Hollywood - Duration: 4 minutes, 26 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 250 views
      Using spherical stages enveloped with lights and cameras, scientists at the Institute for Creative Technologies bathe a subject?s face in the glow of as many as 6,000 LEDs controlled by 60 computer...
    • Building Body Parts: Saving lives, salamander style. - Duration: 4 minutes, 13 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 1,545 views
      If an injured salamander can grow a new limb, why can?t a human? Maybe they can say researchers at the Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine.

      Starting with cells from patients bodies, sc...
    • Cells In Space: Helping Astronauts and Injured Soldiers - Duration: 4 minutes, 18 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 129 views
      An experiment created at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research and blasted into space aboard the Space Shuttle is helping design better ways to treat injured soldiers and keep astronauts healt...
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  • Navy - STEM Videos Play all

    • Biofuel: Turning T-Shirts and Table Scraps into Jet Fuel - Duration: 4 minutes, 14 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 452 views
      With biofuels, research chemists at China Lake?s Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division are unlocking energy stored in plants to create fuel for the 21st century. Rather than using sugar-rich cr...
    • Scientists Keep Radiation in Its Place - Duration: 4 minutes, 16 seconds.

      • 9 years ago
      • 7,851 views
      There are two types of radiation: non-ionizing radiation, from sources such as visible light and radio waves, and ionizing radiation, from radioactive materials or x-ray equipment. Ionizing radiati...
    • Amazing Aegis BMD: Aegis Defense System Targets Unfriendly Fire - Duration: 4 minutes, 25 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 292 views
      An enemy blasts a deadly missile toward a U.S. target. The missile leaves the Earth's atmosphere -- and within minutes it is tracked and destroyed by another missile launched via a powerful shipboa...
    • Ceramics: This Material Won't Melt Away - Duration: 4 minutes, 25 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 8,347 views
      We all have items in our homes that are made of ceramics: dinner plates, floor tiles -- and toilets. And in the technical world, ceramics are used in electrical devices, fiber-optic cables, and eve...
    • Clean Chemistry: Decontamination Is Key to Toxic Spills - Duration: 4 minutes, 22 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 151 views
      There are different ways to deal with a toxic chemical. You can neutralize it chemically, you can physically remove it, or you can try to capture it in another material.

      And when a spill occurs on...
    • Green Ships: Navy Scientists Help Sailors Keep the Ocean Blue - Duration: 4 minutes, 34 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 120 views
      For centuries -- until about 30 years ago! -- sailors tossed their trash overboard into the sea. Now Navy ships focus on protecting the environment as scientists at NAVSEA Carderock in Bethesda, Md...
    • Making Metal: Mixing and Matching for Strength and Versatility - Duration: 4 minutes, 57 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 382 views
      Scientists and engineers at NAVSEA Carderock in Bethesda, Md., are working with the heaviest materials of all -- metals. Metals can transfer heat -- they're easy to mold and shape -- and they have ...
    • MPod - Duration: 3 minutes, 56 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 58 views
      It's All at Their Hands

      Many people use personal electronic devices such as iPods to store music, downloads, and other information. Now, Marines can use a tool called the MPod, made just for them ...
    • Perfect Fit: Making Sure Marines Fit Perfectly - Duration: 4 minutes, 4 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 155 views
      Marines spend hours at a time driving around on missions in mine-resistant ambush-protected, or MRAP, vehicles. These trucks need to be functional, comfortable, and safe.

      A Navy team of engineers ...
    • Sea Perch: Students Build Sea Perches to Learn Laws of Buoyancy - Duration: 4 minutes, 24 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 485 views
      Underwater ROVs, or remotely operated vehicles, are used in research missions such as the Titanic recovery. At a Maryland high school, students are constructing their own ROVs -- called Sea Perches...
    • Ship Shape: Designing New Ships - Duration: 4 minutes, 34 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 277 views
      Nautical Engineers Design Safe, Smart, and Sound Vessels.

      Wind and water -- two essential elements ship designers think about when creating the blueprint for a new vessel.

      Mechanical engineer Sus...
    • Ship Shape: Making Models - Duration: 3 minutes, 58 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 518 views
      Building Mini-Ships Is No Game.

      Imagine building models for a living! These engineers at NAVSEA Carderock in Bethesda, Md., spend their days creating and testing models that often become the proto...
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  • Air Force - STEM Videos Play all

    • On My Wavelength: Air Force Engineers Are Sending the Right Signals - Duration: 4 minutes, 38 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 176 views
      Antennas are the eyes and ears of everything we do, transmitting radio waves to link our cell phones, TVs, and other electronics. These radio waves carry energy through the air between antennas -- ...
    • A Flock of Robots: Flying High Using Automation - Duration: 4 minutes, 41 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 92 views
      Learning how robots talk to each other can translate to helping the Air Force gather data through its manned and unmanned aircraft. So engineers at a research lab in Dayton, Ohio, are teaching team...
    • Biothreats: Patrolling for Enemy Bugs to Keep Americans Safe - Duration: 4 minutes, 22 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 78 views
      Anthrax, E. coli, salmonella -- all dangerous organisms that can cause illness. Many are contracted naturally -- through food or soil -- but in the wrong hands, such pathogens could be used to harm...
    • Color Writing: Analyzing Fuel to Keep Jets Flying High - Duration: 4 minutes, 17 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 121 views
      Using a process called chromatography (or color writing), chemists are able to break out all the components in a mixture. Dye makers use this technique to separate the different pigments in their d...
    • Flying Fuel Cells: Adding New Life to Aircraft Technology - Duration: 4 minutes, 35 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 621 views
      Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, or UAVs, are aircraft that fly without a human pilot on board and are used in the field to keep soldiers out of harm's way. Raven UAVs are backpack-portable aircraft that ...
    • Laser Dazzlers: A Stop Sign in Any Language - Duration: 4 minutes, 16 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 1,495 views
      A laser that stops traffic? Yes, a new light tool called "driver defeat" will help soldiers slow approaching cars from a distance so they can determine if the driver is friend or foe. It works like...
    • LEGO Champs: Robots Connect Students to an Engineering Future - Duration: 4 minutes, 30 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 74 views
      The Air Force recently experienced a robot invasion -- Lego robots, that is -- as hosts of the FIRST LEGO League US Open Championship. This year's competition in Dayton, Ohio, assembled 60 of the b...
    • Mission to Mars: Surviving in Space is All Part of the Fun - Duration: 3 minutes, 35 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 141 views
      Simulated, but just like real astronauts they have had to prepare for their mission through hands-on math and science.

      For four months, they have learned about Mars in their classrooms. They stud...
    • Plug-N-Play Satellites: A Revolution in Spacecraft Design - Duration: 4 minutes, 9 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 152 views
      Billions of dollars and dozens of years are spent to build satellite systems, and most efforts involve getting all the parts to communicate and work together.

      Electrical engineer James Lyke decide...
    • Power Harvesting: Induction Magic - Duration: 4 minutes, 16 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 20,275 views
      Figuring out how to harness electricity from power lines isn't the only amazing goal that Air Force research lab engineers achieved. They still had a question: Could electronics such as cameras and...
    • Power Harvesting: The Bat Hook Helping Special Ops 'Superheroes' - Duration: 4 minutes, 28 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 1,626 views
      Power lines crisscross the skies, delivering electricity with the flip of a switch. But what happens when a soldier is outside, away from an electrical outlet, and unable to access electricity to p...
    • Tracking the Flu 2015 - Duration: 4 minutes, 39 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 181 views
      Influenza is a formidable enemy. A leading cause of death in the United States, the disease kills more than 36,000 people each year. It's also tricky -- though the flu virus itself is a simple orga...
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    • Bounce Back: Using Radar, the Answer Is in the Echo - Duration: 4 minutes, 29 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 117 views
      RADAR -- which stands for radio detection and ranging -- is a technique that's used all around us in everyday life. It can determine the presence and the velocity of an object such as an airplane o...
    • Math Counts: Getting Good at Math for Fun and Trophies - Duration: 4 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      • 756 views
      Calling themselves "Mathletes," a combination of "math" and "athlete," the students gathered in Perry Hall, Maryland are taking part in MATHCOUNTS. The free program supports middle-school math comp...
    • Wafer Power: Mighty Silicon - Duration: 4 minutes, 28 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 846 views
      This Abundant Element Is a Gem in the Lab

      Microelectronics is the creation of very tiny electrical circuits -- finer than a human hair. These circuits run everything, from computers to phones. Mo...
    • Real World Design Challenge: Make It Fly - Duration: 4 minutes, 42 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 235 views
      How do you make an airplane more fuel efficient?

      That was the Real World Design Challenge this year -- and teams of high school students from across the United States competed to see who could de...
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