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12 Technologies To Dominate STEM Education -- Campus Technology

12 Technologies To Dominate STEM Education -- Campus Technology | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
The use of big data, instruction through mobile devices, online learning (including MOOCs), and virtual and remote laboratories that emulate real ones are the technologies that will have the greatest impact on "STEM+" education over the next year.
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Science, technology, engineering and math in K-12
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STEM and Writing: A Super Combination - Edutopia

STEM and Writing: A Super Combination - Edutopia | STEM Connections | Scoop.it

"I brought a superhero into my classroom the other day. He wasn't wearing a cape. He didn't have an alias. But he had the greatest superpower of all: inspiration.

When you teach using project-based learning (PBL), one brings outside expertise into the classroom. My eighth graders begin the year creating science fiction based origin stories for original superhero characters as an introduction to a greater advocacy unit. Therefore, it seemed natural to bring in an actual scientist. Which brought me to CalTech and Dr. Spyridon Michalakis."


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Using varied modalities for reflection and processing is an excellent practice.
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The Big Guide to STEM: Resource for Teachers from Boxlight - Class Tech Tips

The Big Guide to STEM: Resource for Teachers from Boxlight - Class Tech Tips | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
The folks at Boxlight have just published The Big Guide to STEM an ebook full of STEM resources for teachers and students.

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The first interstellar astroid ever discovered - Holy Kaw!

The first interstellar astroid ever discovered - Holy Kaw! | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
‘Oumuamua is a strange, strange object. First off, it's an asteroid visiting form outside our solar system. Scientists have never seen that before. Second, it is about four hundred meters long and only forty meters thick. That means it is basically a massive, flying pencil. Learn more about how ‘Oumuamua was discovered, how long it will be in our own solar system, and where it will be heading next in this video.
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New research presumes to answer whether technology is good or bad for learning - Christensen Institute

By: Michael B. Horn

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The CryptoClub

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CryptoClub Afterschool: In a CryptoClub afterschool program, middle-grade students explore cryptography while applying mathematics to make and break secret codes. 

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A civil rights 'emergency': justice, clean air and water in the age of Trump

A civil rights 'emergency': justice, clean air and water in the age of Trump | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
The Trump administration is peeling away rules designed to protect clean air and water, fueling a growing urgency around the struggle for environmental justice, say political leaders, academics and activists
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Watch a fireball meteor from space with incredible footage from an ISS astronaut

Watch a fireball meteor from space with incredible footage from an ISS astronaut | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
The astronaut made a wish and you should too.
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Battered, but not broken, the Arecibo Observatory will remain open

Battered, but not broken, the Arecibo Observatory will remain open | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
Many scientists are celebrating news that the Arecibo Observatory will remain operational, after suffering from damage when Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico.
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(1) AI & The Future of Work | Volker Hirsch | TEDxManchester - YouTube


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This Week in Chemistry – A material that can keep you both cool and warm, and UK backing for neonicotinoid ban

This Week in Chemistry – A material that can keep you both cool and warm, and UK backing for neonicotinoid ban | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
Here’s the weekly summary of both new chemistry research and studies that have been in the news. This week features news on a two-layered material which can both keep you warm and cool you dow…
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Google Maps Now Helps You Find Points of Interest

Google Maps Now Helps You Find Points of Interest | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
The new-look Google Maps adds color-coding for different points of interest, and customizes the information on offer depending on where you're travelling, and how you're travelling there.

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Wild Facts About That Thanksgiving Bird | National Wildlife Refuge System

Wild Facts About That Thanksgiving Bird | National Wildlife Refuge System | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
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NASA Education

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NASA.gov brings you the latest images, videos and news from America's space agency. Get the latest updates on NASA missions, watch NASA TV live, and learn about our quest to reveal the unknown and benefit all humankind.
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New “Women of NASA” Lego Immortalizes the STEM Contributions of Sally Ride, Margaret Hamilton, Mae Jemison & Nancy Grace Roman

New “Women of NASA” Lego Immortalizes the STEM Contributions of Sally Ride, Margaret Hamilton, Mae Jemison & Nancy Grace Roman | STEM Connections | Scoop.it

Earlier this year, the Lego company announced that it would produce a Women of NASA Lego set, based on a proposal it received from science writer Maia Weinstock. In that proposal, Weinstock wrote:
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Backflipping Robot Is A Giant Leap For Robot Kind

Backflipping Robot Is A Giant Leap For Robot Kind | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
As it jumps, twists and lands a full backflip, Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot takes another step toward full functionality in a world designed for humans.

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Now this is geeky-cool stuff! 

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How Weehawken elementary students are learning math -- and having fun while doing it

How Weehawken elementary students are learning math -- and having fun while doing it | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
Elementary students at the Weehawken School District's Theodore Roosevelt School were recently introduced to a new video game called ST Math.

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3 Dangerous Ideas From Ray Kurzweil

3 Dangerous Ideas From Ray Kurzweil | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
Peter Diamandis recently interviewed Ray Kurzweil at the Googleplex for a 90-minute webinar on disruptive and dangerous ideas. Watch and read to learn more!

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Choosing a Map Projection

"Cartographers at National Geographic discuss how they select an appropriate map projection for the September 2012 magazine map supplement. --World maps usually center on the land, with the Pacific Ocean divided as bookends. To show each ocean as a whole with the least distortion for our 'Beneath the Oceans' supplement map, we used a map projection called an interrupted Mollweide centered on the Pacific."


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There is no one perfect map projection that fits all circumstances and situations. Think of a situation in which this map projection would be an ideal way to represent the Earth and in another situation that same projection would give you an incredibly limited perspective.  This video provides good insight into how to choose a map projection for a cartographic project. Here is National Geographic's lesson using this video.

 

Tags: cartography, K12, geospatial, NationalGeographic, water

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A Guide to Understanding a Million vs. a Billion vs. a Trillion

A Guide to Understanding a Million vs. a Billion vs. a Trillion | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
These words sound too similar and mean dramatically different things.
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5 Tips for a Better Thanksgiving through Chemistry - Bytesize Science

Thanksgiving is a holiday packed with cherished family traditions. But there's always room to experiment, right? Our latest video features five tips for
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The Surprising Origin of Thanksgiving Foods

I’m thankful for science. And also pie. SUBSCRIBE! http://bit.ly/iotbs_sub Tweet this video ⇒ http://bit.ly/OKTBStgvng2 Share on FB

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4 STEM Ties to Careers of the Future

4 STEM Ties to Careers of the Future | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, by 2020, there will be 1 million more computer science-related jobs than graduating students qualified to fill them

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The chemistry of dry cleaning – in C&EN

The chemistry of dry cleaning – in C&EN | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
In the Northern hemisphere, it’s getting to the time of year where you may well be dragging your winter coat out of the wardrobe and taking it to the dry cleaners. Here, we explain how the dr…
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U.S. Department of the Interior

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Our Mission: Protecting America's Great Outdoors and Powering Our Future - The U.S. Department of the Interior protects America's natural resources and heritage, honors our cultures and tribal communities, and supplies the energy to power our future.
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Why smart eyewear should look past Spectacles' spectacular failure | ZDNet

Why smart eyewear should look past Spectacles' spectacular failure | ZDNet | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
The playful Snap Spectacles fared no better than Google Glass. Applications and core components must continue to advance to support the potential of smart eyewear.
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NASA Earth News

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NASA's website for all news, images and videos related to Earth science. Your planet is changing. We're on it.
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