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The Most Amazing Thing About Trees

Hope this was worth the wait! So many people helped with this video: Prof John Sperry, Hank Green, Henry Reich, CGP Grey, Prof Poliakoff, my mum filmed for m...
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PhET Blog » Blog Archive » New Three-Day Activity for Graphing Lines

PhET Blog » Blog Archive » New Three-Day Activity for Graphing Lines | MatNet | Scoop.it

Try the latest teaching guides from PhET’s Amanda McGarry for #HTML5 Graphing Lines. These activities can be used as part of a three-day sequence or individually. The lessons are aligned with the CCSS in Mathematics and the Standards of Mathematical Practice and include complete outlines as well as annotated activity sheets.

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Ordinary Moments From the Mathematician’s Lens

Ordinary Moments From the Mathematician’s Lens | MatNet | Scoop.it
On the topic of finding the beauty in math, this excellent video from Parachutes.tv demonstrates the equations behind the most ordinary actions we might never notice.
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In Teaching Algebra, the Not-So-Secret Way to Students’ Hearts

In Teaching Algebra, the Not-So-Secret Way to Students’ Hearts | MatNet | Scoop.it
Education researchers are beginning to validate what many teachers have long known: connecting learning to student interests helps the information stick. Here's an example of how one algebra teacher made it work in her class.
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Visually stunning math concepts which are easy to explain

Visually stunning math concepts which are easy to explain | MatNet | Scoop.it
Since I'm not that good at (as I like to call it) 'die-hard-mathematics', I've always liked concepts like the golden ratio or the dragon curve, which are easy to understand and explain, but are
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21 GIFs That Explain Mathematical Concepts | IFLScience

21 GIFs That Explain Mathematical Concepts | IFLScience | MatNet | Scoop.it
“Let's face it; by and large math is not easy, but that's what makes it so rewarding when you conquer a problem, and reach new heights of understanding.” Danica McKellar As we usher in the start of a new school year, it’s time to hit the ground...
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Successful Math and Science Teacher Collaboration: The Administrator's Role

Successful Math and Science Teacher Collaboration: The Administrator's Role | MatNet | Scoop.it
Want to improve collaboration between math and science teachers at your school? Here are four recommendations for administrators.
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What does math teaching look like in 2020?

With every new iteration of technology, we create generations of students whose primary media "language" for learning and interacting with the world is differe…
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Ciência Hoje no Tumblr — Geometria das frutas Essa é para aqueles leitores...

Ciência Hoje no Tumblr — Geometria das frutas Essa é para aqueles leitores... | MatNet | Scoop.it
Geometria das frutas
Essa é para aqueles leitores que acham que são feras no Fruit Ninja. Em geral, a maioria das pessoas não vai muito longe na geometria das frutas: a maior parte delas é redonda e,...
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Logarithms celebrate their 400th birthday | Science News

Logarithms celebrate their 400th birthday | Science News | MatNet | Scoop.it
Four centuries ago, John Napier provided human calculators the time-saving gift of logarithms.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Online and Offline Fun With the Science of Pickles

Free Technology for Teachers: Online and Offline Fun With the Science of Pickles | MatNet | Scoop.it
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Math 101: A reading list for lifelong learners

Math 101: A reading list for lifelong learners | MatNet | Scoop.it
Ready to level up your working knowledge of math? Here's what to read now -- and next.
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Learn The History Of Physics In 4 Minutes

Learn The History Of Physics In 4 Minutes | MatNet | Scoop.it
Physics may be an esoteric concept, but this charmingly illustrated video will get you through a few hundred years of scientific discovery.
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How a 19th Century Math Genius Taught Us the Best Way to Hold a Pizza Slice | Science Blogs | WIRED

How a 19th Century Math Genius Taught Us the Best Way to Hold a Pizza Slice | Science Blogs | WIRED | MatNet | Scoop.it
Why does bending a pizza slice help you eat it? How does a mantis shrimp's punch use a Pringles chip? A surprising geometrical link between curvature and strength.
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Bom artigo, bem escrito e claro
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9. (Septiembre 2014) La atracción por el rombicuboctaedro

9. (Septiembre 2014) La atracción por el rombicuboctaedro | MatNet | Scoop.it
Divulgamat - Centro Virtual de Divulgación de las Matemáticas
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Gifs reveal the mesmerising symmetry and movement of equations

Gifs reveal the mesmerising symmetry and movement of equations | MatNet | Scoop.it
The animations were created by Dublin-based student Dave Whyte to explore the hypnotic beauty of numbers. They were produced using an free programming language called Processing.
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Math Project Ideas Offer Examples of Project-Based Learning

Math Project Ideas Offer Examples of Project-Based Learning | MatNet | Scoop.it
These 160 math projects, from schools across the US, provide overviews, activities, assessment rubrics, work product descriptions, and ideas for reflection.
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Inquiry Learning Ideas for Math and Science With iPads

Inquiry Learning Ideas for Math and Science With iPads | MatNet | Scoop.it
Giving children ample opportunities to develop sound investigative skills at an early age is essential to nurturing their ability to think critically and scientifically as they get older.
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Successful Math and Science Teacher Collaboration: The Administrator's Role

Successful Math and Science Teacher Collaboration: The Administrator's Role | MatNet | Scoop.it
Want to improve collaboration between math and science teachers at your school? Here are four recommendations for administrators.
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Física inclusiva — Ciência Hoje

Física inclusiva — Ciência Hoje | MatNet | Scoop.it
Livro conta experiência de projeto que investigou como futuros professores agiriam ao se deparar com o desafio de transmitir conceitos físicos para alunos com deficiência visual e explora abordagens alternativas de ensino.
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The #OER Unesco report is available now in English

"The report commissioned by the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science in Latin America and the Caribbean, “Public Spending in Latin America: Does It Fulfill the Declaration of Paris’ Suggestions for Open Educational Resources?” is now available in English."


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