Yesterday, President Obama announced an “Educate to Innovate” campaign, including “National Lab Day
” in the US. First among the projects they recommend
for aspiring young engineers and scientists is Blimpduino
From the release
"President Obama has launched an “Educate to Innovate” campaign to improve the participation and performance of America’s students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). This campaign will include efforts not only from the Federal Government but also from leading companies, foundations, non-profits, and science and engineering societies to work with young people across America to excel in science and math. As part of the campaign, this Administration hopes to do a series of events, announcements and other activities that build upon the President’s “call to action” and address the key components of national priority. "
is the transcript of the President's remarks.