Blog Posts

Persistence wins – with dragsters and in life

Posted by Admin on January 31, 2018

I was an industrial arts teacher in rural Missouri for many years. By nature, my classroom was hands on. But one of the most memorable and impactful programs we executed in class was to build and race CO2 dragsters. I discovered CO2 dragsters at the Four States Conference for Industrial Arts Teachers held at Pittsburg State University in the fall of 1976. Wow, that was a long time ago!

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Topics: Middle School, Competitions, IDEAS & INSPIRATION, STEM, Dragsters

Cheers to a new year and a new Big Book catalog!

Posted by Admin on January 22, 2018

At Pitsco Education, as we celebrate a new year, we also celebrate a new Pitsco Big Book catalog! The 2018 Big Book includes exciting new products as well as activities, curriculum, and solutions to serve educators.

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Topics: IN THE CLASSROOM, Competitions, ROBOTICS, Teacher Resources, STEM, Dragsters

It’s a 4-peat! History is made at TSA’s 2017 Dragster Design competition

Posted by Admin on September 14, 2017

Every June, a crew from Pitsco Education loads up and heads to the Technology Student Association’s national championships to help run the Dragster Design races. It’s always exciting, but this year something unprecedented happened – a competitor won the national event for the fourth year in a row.

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Topics: Middle School, BEYOND THE CLASSROOM, Competitions, STEM, TSA, Dragsters