# STEM

8 Paper Circuit Projects For Christmas For Christmas. Looking for a fun makerspace project that you can do around the holidays?

This tutorial will show you how to create light-up Christmas cards using copper tape, LEDs and a coin cell battery. Paper circuits are a fun way to discover the basics of electricity and circuits in your STEM lab or makerspace. Included in this tutorial are free printable project templates. The 4 designs come in full color and BW (color it yourself). Have fun ! Project Time: 10 minutes (Each Project) Use the button below to purchase a complete paper circuit starter kit which contains the parts needed for this project. The first thing you need to do is download all the project templates. Project Templates – ZIP Folder (Includes Color & BW) Each design will come in full color and black and white which you can color yourself.

After you have selected the design, you will need to print the template. Once you open up the template, you will need to select the print option. SpectrUM in the Bitterroot. Relating Natural Language Aptitude to Individual Differences in Learning Programming Languages. Python learning outcomes As expected, large individual differences were observed in each of the Python learning outcomes.

For example, the fastest learner moved through the lessons two-and-a-half times as quickly as did the slowest learner (Fig. 1A: mean learning rate = 1.25, range = 0.81–2.0, sd = 0.24). Numerade. UNC-TV Science Educational Resources. The Majesty of Music and Math. Zooniverse. Find Video Solutions for Your Textbook Solutions … Best Engineering Resources for Students. 4 Ways to Use Augmented and Virtual Reality Apps in the Classroom. Are you curious about using augmented or virtual reality in your classroom?

If you've already tried it out, are you looking for more app and lesson plan ideas? Either way, we've got you covered. Start with the Google Cardboard headset (it's only \$15), and whether you're using iOS, Android, Chromebooks, or iPads, we've curated an assortment of apps and lesson plans to try out with your students. Keep in mind there are ongoing debates around using virtual reality with kids. Skeptics argue that VR experiences can't create genuine empathy, that VR simulations make females sick at higher rates than males, and that ethical considerations -- from psychological implications to privacy concerns -- are urgent issues. That said, many educators use virtual and augmented reality in their classrooms with positive results. 1. Teachers are using virtual reality apps like Expeditions and Discovery VR to teach cultural understanding, global awareness, and historical perspective. Grand Challenges - Reverse-Engineer the Brain. For decades, some of engineering’s best minds have focused their thinking skills on how to create thinking machines — computers capable of emulating human intelligence.

Why should you reverse-engineer the brain? While some of thinking machines have mastered specific narrow skills — playing chess, for instance — general-purpose artificial intelligence (AI) has remained elusive. Part of the problem, some experts now believe, is that artificial brains have been designed without much attention to real ones. Pioneers of artificial intelligence approached thinking the way that aeronautical engineers approached flying without much learning from birds. It has turned out, though, that the secrets about how living brains work may offer the best guide to engineering the artificial variety. Figuring out how the brain works will offer rewards beyond building smarter computers. Sophisticated computer simulations could also be used in many other applications. The progress so far is impressive. MakerHub. Creating a Library Makerspace: Natrona County Public Library, WY.

MakerHub. Microsoft Garage: Floatz  Sign Up for Our Free Wearables Livestream Workshop. Twinkle Twinkle Nail Art and Bracelet - SparkFun LilyPad. About half a year ago, after seeing my tech-fashion designs, a friend sent me a music video (I can't find which video it was anymore.

Maybe readers here can help). It had a few human robots in light-up dresses but an additional thing I noticed was their LED nails. I thought it would be cool to make some. I want to make the nails look natural and not too long or bulky. I also want to use microcontrollers to create a twinkling effect. Here comes two versions. Side note: I used to like painting my nails (not manicure but actually drawing stuff on the nails). Design 1 - flowing tulle 1.1 Circuitry: For this project, SparkFun LilyPad LEDs, coin cell battery holder and LilyTwinkle are used. 1.2 Testing: Always, always test the circuit before sewing any connections. 1.3 Sewing: Then you are good to start sewing the components onto the tulle.

Now test the connections again after sewing. Parents & Educators . DESIGN SQUAD GLOBAL. Sprout Pro Immersive and Blended Learning Station. Smithsonian Learning Lab: Discover, Create, Share.