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Explore The Wonders Of Life On Earth With This New App From Prof. Brian Cox

Explore The Wonders Of Life On Earth With This New App From Prof. Brian Cox | STEM Connections | Scoop.it

After taking you on a trip across the universe, HarperCollins and Prof. Brian Cox are now inviting you to take part in a journey set much closer to home. In fact, it’s set right on our dear home planet, Earth.


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You won’t have broadband competition without regulation

You won’t have broadband competition without regulation | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
Tyler Cowen isn’t worried about the cable companies’ broadband monopoly.
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What’s Inside Your Computer? These 6th-Graders Can Tell you

What’s Inside Your Computer? These 6th-Graders Can Tell you | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
By Sheena Vaidyanathan Have you ever looked inside a laptop? Have you ever held a CPU or studied the components on a computer motherboard? Though we use comp
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Descent 2 on Steam

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You're going down... again. If you thought Descent™ went to the edge of 360° 3D power-blasting sensory insanity, then prepare yourself. You're about to plunge over the edge, and into the depths of Descent II™.
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Lessons from a Global Garden: Growing More Food with Less - KQED

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KQED Lessons from a Global Garden: Growing More Food with Less KQED So this method is designed — based on millennia-old practices — to enable people everywhere in the world to meet their own food needs and 'grow' their own soil using a fraction of...
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Interactive - National Geographic Magazine

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Learning with this map is .. showing a great way in which technology can be used to organize big data.

 

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Thousands of Swimming Fish Create Huge Underwater Spirals

Thousands of Swimming Fish Create Huge Underwater Spirals | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
American photographer Octavio Aburto thrives on the fascinating world of life in the sea. He has spent decades studying and researching marine biology in orde… (Fish tornado!
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Internet Facts? No Wonder Kids Are Cynics - Hartford Courant

Internet Facts? No Wonder Kids Are Cynics - Hartford Courant | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
Internet Facts? No Wonder Kids Are Cynics
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The Decline of the Public Intellectual? - New York Times

The Decline of the Public Intellectual? - New York Times | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
The Decline of the Public Intellectual? New York Times Nicholas Kristof rehearses an old attack on academics who choose to produce work that is arcane and unreadable and that fails to engage real-world problems, focusing, in this case, on political...
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Teaching the Timeline: Chronology as Core Curriculum

Teaching the Timeline: Chronology as Core Curriculum | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
Increasingly, I find myself drawn to the issue of chronology; the importance of understanding the scale and sequence of historical eras and the framework for locating every event and every historic...
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11 Good Web Tools to Create Educational Maps with Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

11 Good Web Tools to Create Educational Maps with Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | STEM Connections | Scoop.it

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Home

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TIES, a leader in STEM education. We help children make sense of the world through comprehensive STEM education.

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Dive in: Embark on a virtual exploration of the world’s coral reefs

Dive in: Embark on a virtual exploration of the world’s coral reefs | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
Scientists are taking on a monumental task: to create a Global Reef Record that provides high quality and comprehensive surveys of coral reefs around the world, and make it available online to citizens and scientists alike.

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Five top technology tools for the English classroom

Five top technology tools for the English classroom | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
Whether you're a seasoned techy or terrified by Google, here are five useful educational tools to help students learn and teachers manage their workload

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Thank you, Guardian!

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My pleasure, Jim. I look for useful, impactful articles that others may otherwise miss.
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More technology in the classroom

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Community University Partnership to Improve K-12

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The Google Smartwatch Is Real, And It’s Coming Soon (But Maybe Not Too Soon) | TechCrunch

The Google Smartwatch Is Real, And It’s Coming Soon (But Maybe Not Too Soon) | TechCrunch | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
Google's long-rumored smartwatch is real, and still "officially" expected to begin shipping in mid to late March. However, many members of the smartwatch team..
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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 | STEM Connections | Scoop.it

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AgentCubes Hour of Code

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Hour of Code: 3D Frogger<br><br><br>Create your own 3D Game is an activity suitable for beginners with no programming experience. Use AgentCubes Online, the world's first 3D web-based programming environment, to:<br><br>create 3D shapes<br>create 3D worlds<br>program your worlds<br>create your own game or simulation<br><br>In one hour you will learn how to create the beginning of a 3D Frogger game which you can share with your friends. See some example 3D Froggers. You don't have to build a 3D Frogger game. Create any game! Make a simple game or a super sophisticated one including 3D layers, and multiple levels.<br><br>
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How Google Maps and Gmail Distort Human History

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Author Simon Garfield doesn't consider himself nostalgic. But his two new books, On the Map and To the Letter, chronicle just how much history we have lost due to the prevalence of digital maps and correspondence.

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Lessons from a Global Garden: Growing More Food with Less - KQED

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KQED Lessons from a Global Garden: Growing More Food with Less KQED So this method is designed — based on millennia-old practices — to enable people everywhere in the world to meet their own food needs and 'grow' their own soil using a fraction of...
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STEM Education: Over 25 STEAM Links Filled With Resources and ...

STEM Education: Over 25 STEAM Links Filled With Resources and ... | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
Arts Edge - A fantastic resource from the Kennedy Center hosting numerous lessons that integrate Art in the curriculum.You will discover a focus on ways to support innovative teaching with the arts, and meet changing trends ...
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AWESOME LINKS... go get them.

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[Infographic] Various Education Initiatives by Google - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

[Infographic] Various Education Initiatives by Google - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
Education lies at the very core of Google's mission, to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.

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Celebrating Black History with LEGOS

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I used an app called PhotoBricks to create a custom LEGO mosaic that matches the size, number of plates, and color schemes we have available in the art room. Then, I uploaded the images I made to...

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Inexpensive, lasting anti-microbial products, nanotechnology creates synthetic ... - plastemart.com

Inexpensive, lasting anti-microbial products, nanotechnology creates synthetic ... - plastemart.com | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
Inexpensive, lasting anti-microbial products, nanotechnology creates synthetic ...plastemart.comTaking a cue from animals like dolphins and pilot whales that are known to have anti-fouling skins, the researchers are using nanotechnology to create...

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Google Innovation Evangelist and Public Sector CTO Michele Weslander Quaid Discusses how to Inspire the Next Generation into STEM

Google Innovation Evangelist and Public Sector CTO Michele Weslander Quaid Discusses how to Inspire the Next Generation into STEM | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
WashingtonExec interviewed Google executive Michele Weslander Quaid about how to move forward to address the STEM crisis. Michele talks about being a leader in her field that began with a …
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