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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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El número de Erdős-Bacon-Sabbath | Matemoción | Cuaderno de Cultura Científica

El número de Erdős-Bacon-Sabbath | Matemoción | Cuaderno de Cultura Científica | MatNet | Scoop.it
  Entre la gente que hace matemáticas se suele hablar mucho del número de Erdős. Paul Erdős (1913-1996) fue uno de los más prolíficos matemáticos en cuanto a publicaciones científicas: unos 1.500 artículos y más de 500 coautores. ¿Qué
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One Reason Fractions (and Many Other Topics) Are Hard: Equivalence Relations Up and Down the Mathematics Curriculum | On Teaching and Learning Mathematics

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Utilisation du logiciel GEOGEBRA pour illustrer certaines notions d'analyse - Les nouvelles technologies pour l'enseignement des mathématiques

Utilisation du logiciel GEOGEBRA pour illustrer certaines notions d'analyse - Les nouvelles technologies pour l'enseignement des mathématiques | MatNet | Scoop.it
Autres articles de l’auteur Cet article peut être librement diffusé à l’identique dans la limite d’une utilisation non commerciale suivant la licence (...)
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Teaching kids real math with computers

Teaching kids real math with computers | MatNet | Scoop.it
From rockets to stock markets, many of humanity's most thrilling creations are powered by math. So why do kids lose interest in it? Conrad Wolfram says the part of math we teach -- calculation by hand -- isn't just tedious, it's mostly irrelevant to real mathematics and the real world. He presents his radical idea: teaching kids math through computer programming.
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Wrinkle predictions: New mathematical theory may explain patterns in fingerprints, raisins, and microlenses

Wrinkle predictions: New mathematical theory may explain patterns in fingerprints, raisins, and microlenses | MatNet | Scoop.it
As a grape slowly dries and shrivels, its surface creases, ultimately taking on the wrinkled form of a raisin. Similar patterns can be found on the surfaces of other dried materials, as well as in human fingerprints. While these patterns have long been observed in nature, and more recently in experiments, ...
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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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Tales de Mileto y el caso del gato que venía del cielo | Matemoción | Cuaderno de Cultura Científica

Tales de Mileto y el caso del gato que venía del cielo | Matemoción | Cuaderno de Cultura Científica | MatNet | Scoop.it
Una de mis últimas lecturas ha sido el libro El gato que venía del cielo, de Takashi Hiraide, publicado en Alfaguara en 2014 (aunque la obra original en japonés es del año 2001). Portada de la novela El gato que venía del cielo, Takashi Hiraide,
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Popular origami pattern makes the mechanical switch

Popular origami pattern makes the mechanical switch | MatNet | Scoop.it
An origami paper-folding pattern called the square twist is the basis of a microscopic switch that Cornell physicists say could lead to origami-inspired materials and machines.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Video - How to Create Custom Columns on Padlet Walls

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10 Innovative Ways to Bring STEM to Schools

10 Innovative Ways to Bring STEM to Schools | MatNet | Scoop.it
As schools look for innovative ways to bring in STEM learning, here's a possible road map for how to galvanize a school community.
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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.”


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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

Concept Lessons | MatNet | Scoop.it
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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