The Coop Times All stories written in this game are automatically published to The Coop Times newspaper - read them here. By Adam Carr - @2HitAdam with special thanks to Omeed Dariani, Jola Pez and Matt Carr for submitting extra prompts! Music "Big Fish" and "Full Hand" by playonloop.com CC BY 3.0
The beginning of the universe, for beginners - Tom Whyntie Dr. Tom Whyntie completed his PhD in experimental particle physics on the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment at Imperial College London and CERN, Switzerland. His thesis centered on the (as yet) fruitless search for Dark Matter in the proton-proton collisions of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). Dr. Whyntie is currently the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Researcher in Residence at the Langton Star Centre in Canterbury, Kent, and is a Visiting Academic with the Particle Physics Research Centre at Queen Mary, University of London. 10 Good Resources for Geography Awareness Week This week is Geography Awareness Week. As academically-themed weeks go, this ons is my favorite. For as long as I can remember I have enjoyed looking at maps and wondering about far-off places.
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Build-A-Body Overview Learn about the body's systems with this drag and drop game. Choose organs from the organ tray, and place them in their correct position within the body to create organ systems. Build-A-Body is a drag and drop game where players are tasked with assembling an organ system from a set of organs. Players may then attempt case studies where a functional problem with a system must be linked to the organ affected. How to play Build-a-Body
CLIL Lesson - The Atlantic Ocean This lesson plan for teachers of your learners at level A2 and above explores the theme of the Atlantic Ocean. Students will practise all four skills Introduction This lesson is based on a running dictation using a text about the Atlantic Ocean. Learners practise all four skills in this activity and the text can be graded for difficulty according to your learners' language level and subject knowledge.
3 Steps to Creating an Awesome Virtual Museum in Class You're spending an afternoon browsing the exhibits at an art museum. If you're anything like me, you'd probably appreciate the art a lot more if you could bring someone along that could explain the history and nuances of the pieces on display. Now imagine pointing a device at the painting and seeing it morph into a dynamic video giving you all the information you wanted about the art. Welcome to augmented reality.
19 Free Resources to Learn Computer Science, Programming and Coding - Happy Trails Wild TalesHappy Trails Wild Tales Computer Science, Programming and Coding is fast becoming a fun and functional skill in today's technological world. Lucky for us, there is no shortage of free resources for those who'd like to learn and brush up on these skills. I've compiled, here, a list of 19 resources for you life-long learners to embark on a journey of learning to code! CODE.ORG Code.org may be my favorite resource on this list that is specifically geared toward kids. Of course, anyone can utilize it! This website is a fantastic resource for anyone wanting to introduce themselves or others to Computer Science.
Augmented Reality in Education String Augmented reality is a 3D learning environment which connects real and virtual world. It provides interactive tools for learning, and fosters informal learning. Besides, augmented reality increases motivation and engages learners.