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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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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teaching Coding in Class: 17 Apps to Try

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Scientists use 'smallest possible diamonds' to form ultra-thin nanothreads

Scientists use 'smallest possible diamonds' to form ultra-thin nanothreads | MatNet | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —For the first time, scientists have discovered how to produce ultra-thin 'diamond nanothreads' that promise extraordinary properties, including strength and stiffness greater than that of today's strongest nanotubes and polymers. A paper describing this discovery by a research team led ...
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How Much Water Can Kill You? - Reactions - YouTube

Subscribe! http://bit.ly/ACSReactions You may have heard of deadly poisons like arsenic, cyanide and even the devilishly hard to detect polonium 210. But did...
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Finding the simple patterns in a complex world

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An ANU mathematician has developed a new way to uncover simple patterns that might underlie apparently complex systems, such as clouds, cracks in materials or the movement of the stockmarket.
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Ancient Math: The Mystery of Notation

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The Cicada (pronounced Sah-kay-dah) are winged insects that evolved over 1 million years ago when North America was experiencing retreating glaciers.  They spend most of their life underground...
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teaching Coding in Class: 17 Apps to Try

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The Drummer’s Secret: Math Meets Hip Hop

The Drummer’s Secret: Math Meets Hip Hop | MatNet | Scoop.it
Drummer Clayton Cameron breaks down the beats behind different types of music, illustrating how he uses math every time he picks up the drumsticks. This TED-Ed
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I15 Uncanny Examples of the Golden Ratio in Nature

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The famous Fibonacci sequence has captivated mathematicians, artists, designers, and scientists for centuries.
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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

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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

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Finding infant earths and potential life just got easier

Finding infant earths and potential life just got easier | MatNet | Scoop.it
Among the billions and billions of stars in the sky, where should astronomers look for infant Earths where life might develop? New research from Cornell University's Institute for Pale Blue Dots shows where - and when - infant Earths are most likely to be found. The paper by research associate Ramses ...
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Beautiful math of fractals

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(PhysOrg.com) -- What do mountains, broccoli and the stock market have in common? The answer to that question may best be explained by fractals, the branch of geometry that explains irregular shapes and processes, ranging from the zigs and zags of coastline to Wall Street market risk.
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Written and Verbal Mathematical Understanding—How to Get Started: Part 2

Written and Verbal Mathematical Understanding—How to Get Started: Part 2 | MatNet | Scoop.it

Getting your students to write and speak mathematically isn’t as simple as it may sound. This post will explore how to make the process a little easier

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Not easy but important.

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Algebra

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Get recommended app lists, webcasts and resources selected by Apple Distinguished Educators. Our recommended apps have been tested in a variety of different grade levels, instructional strategies and classroom settings.
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