Each week Debbie Osborne scours the web for the best math and science educational news and opportunities for teachers.
YOU and your students can help search for the Malaysian airliner.
Tomnod.com Tomnod means ‘Big Eye” in Mongolian.
It started with Steve Mould, a host of science television shows in Britain. Mr. Mould, seems to be the discoverer of the chain fountain, which he demonstrated in a startling video posted online. In it, he pulls one end of a long chain of metal beads out of a glass container. Once he starts it off, the bead chain continues spilling out of the container on its own, like water or gasoline being siphoned from a tank.
Who Needs to Know How to Code
As the ability to code, or use programming languages to build sites and apps, becomes more in demand, technical skills are no longer just for IT professionals. Children as young as 7 can take online classes in Scratch programming, while 20-somethings are filling up coding boot camps that promise to make them marketable in the tech sector. Businesses such as American Express send senior executives to programs about data and computational design not so they can build websites, but so they can better manage the employees who do.
Interesting? I’m not sure what this lists means, but at least people are reading.
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