Coming to fruition in the midst of the COVID-19 social distancing movement, The This Engineering Life Team has put together a bank of productive things for our listeners to enjoy! What follows is out compiled list of favorite Books, Videos, and Projects to pass the time and engage the mind 🙂

If you have recommendations of your own, please submit them here!

Our Favorite Books:

Dr. Simmons is an avid reader, and hopes that you’ll enjoy some of her current, recent, and future reads!

What she’s CURRENTLY reading:

Recent reads she LOVED:

What’s UP NEXT in her pile to read:

Our Favorite Videos/Channels:

Engineering Focused

  • Real Engineering – interesting answers to simple engineering questions.
  • Mark Rober – former NASA engineer with a Mechanical Engineering background builds cool engineering projects.
  • How To Mechatronics – an educational channel on exploring homemade mechatronics projects.

Other Intellectual Topics

  • SmarterEveryDay – an exploration of the world using science. That’s pretty much all there is to it. Watch 2 videos, you’ll learn something.
  • Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell – explaining things with optimistic nihilism. Making science look beautiful, because it is.
  • Vsauce – an exciting exploration of our amazing world.

Our Favorite Projects:

Arduino Projects

As always, we welcome your input! If you have recommendations of your own, please submit them here!