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Geometry bake-off: sconic sections, toast tangrams and the Möbius bagel

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Alex Bellos: We should all be encouraged to play with our food
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manueladlramos's comment, June 30, 2013 11:45 AM
É por isso que sempre gostei da sopinha com letras: tem mais saber...
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Successful Math and Science Teacher Collaboration: The Administrator's Role

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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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Watch robots build and design two pavilions (ScienceAlert)

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Using design algorithms and robots, a group of researchers built two fascinating structures with improbable nature-inspired shapes. 
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The Reverse Cantor - YouTube

Simple addition mistakes are my favourite! Replace ...55555 + ...5555 with ...99999 + 1 or ...5555 + ...44445 or something, I'm sure you can figure it out. P...
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Embody different characters on your webcam

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FaceRig is a program enabling anyone with a webcam to digitally embody any character they want. For now we're focusing on just the portrait, but we aim to do more in the future. The video next to this paragraph will explain it better than tons of text.


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Kathryn Dalton's curator insight, July 11, 5:04 PM

Could make video conferencing more interesting!

Marian Royal Vigil's curator insight, July 14, 1:25 PM

What fun!  I love this idea and students will, too.  Since it's still in alpha testing, it's inexpensive as long as you already have a webcam and microphone. 

brooklyn hubbard's curator insight, July 22, 11:30 AM

oh so cute

 

 

this gonna be my dog btw

 

 

 

 

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How Much Information? - YouTube

How much information is there in Spanish vs English, you vs the world? Check out Audible: http://bit.ly/AudibleVe Huge thanks to all the amazing people who m...
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Games Can Advance Education: A Conversation With James Paul Gee

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Games and learning champion James Paul Gee discusses literacy, systems thinking, education, socio-economic inequality, and, of course, video games.
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Is the Universe Entirely Mathematical? Feat. Max Tegmark - YouTube

Thanks to Max Tegmark for writing & narrating this video, you can listen to his new book at http://www.audible.com/minutephysics OR find it on Amazon http://...
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How to Win At Rock, Paper, Scissors With Science | IFLScience

How to Win At Rock, Paper, Scissors With Science | IFLScience | MatNet | Scoop.it
A study of common strategies playing Rock, Paper, Scissors has provided advice on the best way to win, at least as long as your opponent has not read the same study.  
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People Skewered with Geometric Shapes by Aakash Nihalani

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A number of new works today from artist Aakash Nihalani (previously) who has been skewering subjects in Brooklyn with his geometric figures made from neon tape as part of a new body of work called Landline. You can follow the artist's newest work on his blog Eye Scream Sunday.
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Art Meets Mathematics: Dizzying Geometric GIFs by David Whyte

In 2011, Dublin-based physics student David Whyte began a Tumblr called Bees & Bombs where he posted humorous images and quirky GIFs of his own creation, borrowing heavily from videos and pop culture icons. One day he decided to start playing with Processing, a popular open source progr
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Muito bom

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Successful Math and Science Teacher Collaboration: The Administrator's Role

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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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Doodling in Math Class: Connecting Dots - YouTube

Anti-parabola propoganda, plus musing on math class, cardioids, connect the dots, envelopes of lines, even a bit of origami. Another way to get a cardioid is...
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Come si cercano i numeri primi?

Come si cercano i numeri primi? | MatNet | Scoop.it
La maggior parte di noi ha imparato cos’è un numero primo a scuola, ma quello che forse non tutti sanno è che la ricerca dei più rari tra essi è ormai internazionale...
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Bringing Scientists to Schools, and the Thrill of Field Trips to Class

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An Australian organization called Scientists in Schools has flipped the field trip upside down, pairing volunteer scientists and mathematicians with classrooms around the country. By bringing a practicing scientist into the classroom students, the aim is to connect learning to its real-world application, inspiring students to pursue careers in science and math.
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STEM Is Jambalaya

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Maybe it's time to start thinking of STEM as a new subject instead of breaking it down to identify the science, technology, engineering, and math.
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Jornal Matemática Elementar ed. Maio 08

Visite e partilhe a página de Facebook do JME a todos os que tenham gosto pela Matemática: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jornal-Matemática-Elementar/147157526…;
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The Surprisingly Short History Of The Plus Sign

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Before the 16th century, most math equations were written as metered verse. Thank god for graphic-design-inclined mathematicians.
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Rock Paper Scissors Spock Lizard

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A game like Rock, Paper, Scissors, only with Spock and Lizard, also.
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O pedra, papel, tesoura mais spock e lagarto como visto na Teoria do Big Bang

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Over 40 Great Websites for Kids and Young Learners ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Sitios con contenidos para chiquitos. Una recolección creada en Symbaloo.

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How To Learn Math: Session 1.1: Introduction - YouTube

Jo Boaler's Stanford MOOC "How To Learn Math". Session 2: Maths and Mindset, Part 1
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