I never took physics in high school or college (I majored in English.). However, take a look at this wave machine video by the National STEM Center and the Institute of Physics, Alom Shaha. It’s both creative and technical…or visibly smart! I can see how doing it with kids in a classroom would be a [...] Read more
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Here’s an online twist to a kaleidoscope that you can do with your children this weekend. You can adjust colors, line thickness, shape animations, and the speed of the animation.
Here’s an online twist to a kaleidoscope that you can do with your children this weekend. You can adjust colors, line thickness, shape animations, and the speed of the animation. Read more
In honor of the upcoming final space shuttle launch, I wanted to share a link to an interactive 3D model of the solar system. I’ve enjoyed clicking through and exploring. It’s quite addicting. Multi-task this afternoon, and click through to see for yourself. Read more
My family knows that my most frequent question as a child was, “why?” Truth be told, I’m still really curious about how stuff works and learning about a wide range of topics. I bet there are others out there reading this post who are a lot like me. Or, maybe you have children who fit [...] Read more
(Note: This post originally appeared at www.dadomatic.com and it has been adjusted slightly for the Inside Scoop) The concept of digital readers or so-called “e-Readers” has certainly hit the mainstream, with the likes of Amazon and Barnes … Read more
Everything, when it’s about 18 U.S. Schools being named Intel Schools of Distinction Award (SODA) Finalists. The winning schools, to be honored in September at an awards reception in Washington, D.C., serve as outstanding examples of leaders in preparing tomorrow’s… Read more