Who’s Who

My name is Quin and I invite you to join me as I expand my skills as a commercial airline pilot and explore the world. My name is Sci. I’m one of the eagle twins who have been adopted as mascots by Burns Science and Technology School in Oak Hill, Florida. You can remember that I’m a female because my name starts with an “s” just like the word “she.” I usually wear bright necklaces or belts. My name is Tech. I’m the other eagle twin. You can tell us apart because I usually wear a blue T-shirt with our … Continue reading Who’s Who

crash, zebras, visible thinking

Inside IIHS | IIHS in the Classroom “Inside IIHS: Crash Test photography (4:41)Explore what it takes to produce the high-quality, slow-motion footage needed to learn exactly what happened in a crash test and to communicate those… Teaching STEM Though Crash Safety with IIHS in the Classroom – Lab Out Loud Griff Jones back to the show to close out season 12. Working with Griff, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has developed engaging, interactive resources that can be found within th… Cooling effect of zebra stripes observed in the wild for the first time the zebras have an ability … Continue reading crash, zebras, visible thinking

virtual valentines

Virtual Valentines and 2 Other Cool, Easy Collaborative Ideas for Teachers @coolcatteacher paired with a classroom in another part of the world. You’ll exchange Valentines and learn geography! Then, the simple Awesome Squiggles Project gives students a mindful collaborative art project… Thanks to rapid, 3D imaging, anyone can tour the fly brain | Berkeley News fly-through of the fly brain allows anyone to whizz past neurons and visit any of the 40 million synapses where neurons touch neuron. It’s a super-resolution view of the complex network connectio… ReadWorks “Nonfiction & Literary Articles The largest, highest-quality library of nonfiction and literary … Continue reading virtual valentines

podcasts

Podcasts come in all shapes and sizes. Yes, there are no pictures. These are audio only on a broad range of topics. Some really interesting podcasts are as short as 1-3 minutes. Other run for an hour so may not be suitable for classroom use. Some examples of short, informative podcasts National Science Foundation = The Discovery Files podcast is available through iTunes or you can add the RSS feed to your podcast receiver. You can also access the series via AudioNow® by calling 641-552-8180 on any telephone. Bot Flies – Stanford researchers have modified small flying robots to anchor … Continue reading podcasts