MSM 261: Tynkar, “Waver”, Heartbreaker, Spy (Where’s Waldo?)
Presented in collaboration with the Association for Middle Level Education.
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Middle School Science Minute
by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or firstname.lastname@example.org)
I was recently reading the October, 2013 issue of Science Scope, a magazine written for Middle School Science Teachers, published by the National Science Teachers Association. In this issue, I came upon an article entitled, "Wave Warnings," written by Ken Roy, director of environmental health and safety for Glastonbury Public Schools in Glastonbury, CT. Within the article, he shares ideas on safety when doing hands-on activities in the study of energy and waves. He recommends providing safety awareness when students use:
Light Sources (laser, lightbulb, etc)
Student Designed Sound Generators/Musical Instruments
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What it is: Tynker is about the coolest way for kids to learn how to computer program- absolutely NO prior programming experience is needed! Tynker leads kids through design thinking through interactive courses where kids can learn how to program at their own pace.
How Benoit Mandelbrot Discovered Fractals: A Short Film by Errol Morris
Even if you know little of mathematics, you probably have some awareness of fractals. You’ve almost certainly heard them invoked, correctly or otherwise, to describe things that look or act the same at the large scale as they do at the small.
AMLE 2013 Annual Conference
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Dr. Monte Tatom