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Sandy Roberts

Sandy Roberts

I'm a scientist, educator, writer, business owner, mom and all-around nerd. My company, Kaleidoscope Enrichment, teaches science, engineering and math to kids in Northwest New Jersey and beyond. I have the best job in the world.

Latest from Sandy Roberts

Creativity abounds at the Newark Museum.

With over 40 maker exhibits, 80 galleries full of art and natural science collections, and a full day of workshops, the Greater Newark Mini Maker Faire was a hit with attendees of all ages. Read more »

Easy to use, with no external power needed, the Foldscope magnifies up to 2,000 times. Image courtesy the Foldscape Team.

The Foldscope is a disposable paper microscope that uses tiny spherical lenses. And it costs 50 cents. Read more »

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A partnership between Google and Lego has ushered in a new age of virtual block-play: Build with Chrome. Read more »

flying robotic jellyfish

Leif Ristroph and Stephen Childress from New York University have just released work with a new robotic ornithopter with a biomechanical design based not on traditional insects or birds, but rather on the aquatic jellyfish. Read more »