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Ciência 2.0 - Grafos, Novelas e Trânsito

Ciência 2.0 - Grafos, Novelas e Trânsito | MatNet | Scoop.it
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Une os círculos por meio de um segmento na vertical, horizontal ou diagonal. Os algarismos indicam quantos raios saem de cada círculo. As uniões só se podem estabelecer entre círculos adjacentes.
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Learning Geometry in the Land of Venn | Edudemic

Learning Geometry in the Land of Venn | Edudemic | MatNet | Scoop.it
Innovative designers began marrying game mechanics to learning goals. One example is The Land of Venn where drawing lines & shapes correlates to its goal.
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7 Classroom Resources for Pi Day

7 Classroom Resources for Pi Day | MatNet | Scoop.it

“ In this collection, Matt Davis rounds up some of Edutopia's favorite Pi Day resources for teachers.”


Via Skip Zalneraitis, Carlos Pinheiro
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A Simple Experiment That (Finally) Explains Just What Gravity Is

A Simple Experiment That (Finally) Explains Just What Gravity Is | MatNet | Scoop.it
What is gravity? It's one of the easiest scientific concepts to understand the effects of, and one of the hardest concepts to understand by itself.
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Origami: mathematics in creasing

Origami: mathematics in creasing | MatNet | Scoop.it
Origami is the ancient Japanese art of paper folding. One uncut square of paper can, in the hands of an origami artist, be folded into a bird, a frog, a sailboat, or a Japanese samurai helmet beetle.
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Concept Lessons

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These Concept lessons are designed to target specific math concepts, often in real world settings and situations.  You’ll solve proportions, estimate area, and calculate volume in unique locations...
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New programming language automatically coordinates interactions between Web page components

New programming language automatically coordinates interactions between Web page components | MatNet | Scoop.it
A Web page today is the result of a number of interacting components—like cascading style sheets, XML code, ad hoc database queries, and JavaScript functions. For all but the most rudimentary sites, keeping track of how these different elements interact, refer to each other, and pass data back and ...
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Epsilon-Delta Definition of a Limit | Brilliant Math & Science Wiki

Epsilon-Delta Definition of a Limit | Brilliant Math & Science Wiki | MatNet | Scoop.it
In Limits of Functions, we gained some preliminary insight into the concept of a limit by finding limits of functions using algebraic and graphical methods.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Create Your Own Educational Games on Your Android Phone or Tablet

Free Technology for Teachers: Create Your Own Educational Games on Your Android Phone or Tablet | MatNet | Scoop.it
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Getting Excited About Engineering with Super-Awesome Sylvia

Getting Excited About Engineering with Super-Awesome Sylvia | MatNet | Scoop.it
The girl who made making things fun on her web shows has a book explaining engineering and coding projects.
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How Do We Measure the Distance to Stars?

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The answer lies in the tiny shifts we see in a star’s position as Earth revolves around the sun. Scientific American contributor Christopher Crockett explains.
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Excellent Apps and Tools to Enhance Math Understanding

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Excellent Apps and Tools to Enhance Math Understanding | MatNet | Scoop.it
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Free Technology for Teachers: Insert Graphs and Equations Into Google Docs and Forms

Free Technology for Teachers: Insert Graphs and Equations Into Google Docs and Forms | MatNet | Scoop.it
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Math and Inquiry: The Importance of Letting Students Stumble

Math and Inquiry: The Importance of Letting Students Stumble | MatNet | Scoop.it
For subjects like math and foreign language, which are traditionally taught in a linear and highly structured context, using more open-ended inquiry-based models can be challenging.
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Mathematically Precise Kinetic Sculptures and Transformable Objects by John Edmark

Mathematically Precise Kinetic Sculptures and Transformable Objects by John Edmark | MatNet | Scoop.it
If you enjoyed John Edmark's trippy 3D-printed zoetrope sculptures last week, you might also enjoy some of his kinetic sculptures that rely on excruciatingly precise laser-cut wood and internal mechanisms to create optical illusions and other unexpected behaviors. Edmark describes these
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Phys.Org Mobile: Insightful mathematics for an optimal run: Mathematical equations can help improve athletic performance

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Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - How to Create Your Own iPad Games

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - How to Create Your Own iPad Games | MatNet | Scoop.it
TinyTap is a fantastic free iPad app and Android app through which you can create educational games. To create a game on TinyTap you upload pictures or take new pictures and arrange them into a set...
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Wandering in the heavens: how mathematics explains Saturn’s rings

Wandering in the heavens: how mathematics explains Saturn’s rings | MatNet | Scoop.it
Ian Stewart shows how maths is changing cosmology, and explains why the best way to reach a comet near Mars is to go round the back of the sun.
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With new learning strategies, kids tackle higher-level math

With new learning strategies, kids tackle higher-level math | MatNet | Scoop.it
Indiana’s new academic standards, which detail what children must know, call for students to not just learn facts, but understand […]
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Lego: can this most analogue of toys really be a modern urban planning tool?

Lego: can this most analogue of toys really be a modern urban planning tool? | MatNet | Scoop.it
Lego wants to be taken serious by architects, urban planners, even MIT. Can these pricey kids’ toys teach us how to build better cities, or is it all just brand hype?
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Free Technology for Teachers: 36 Online Games Kids Can Play to Learn About Engineering

Free Technology for Teachers: 36 Online Games Kids Can Play to Learn About Engineering | MatNet | Scoop.it

Try Engineering is a site that hosts lesson plans and games designed to get students interested in engineering. The lesson plans, more than 100 of them, are arranged according age and engineering topic. The lesson plans can be downloaded as PDFs.

The games section of Try Engineering features 36 online games. Some of the games were developed specifically for Try Engineering while others are hosted on other educational sites like those of NASA and PBS. Like the lesson plans, the games collection cover a variety of topics including solar energy, space science, and bio-engineering.

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Reflecting on Reflection: A Habit of Mind

Reflecting on Reflection: A Habit of Mind | MatNet | Scoop.it
Terry Heick looks at what reflection is, how it works as both a private and shared activity, and why teachers need it in their toolkit.
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Researchers convert sunlight to electricity with over 40 percent efficiency

Researchers convert sunlight to electricity with over 40 percent efficiency | MatNet | Scoop.it
UNSW Australia's solar researchers have converted over 40% of the sunlight hitting a solar system into electricity, the highest efficiency ever reported.
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