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Space Science Movie - The Space Sling

Space Science Movie - The Space Sling
When your students ask the inevitable question, "When would I ever use this?" answer it with a micro-documentary from the largest STEM video library of its kind --- The Futures Channel. Teachers tell us >> “I like to motivate the students to learn math by showing applications for math and science in real life, and your videos are a valuable resource. You do a great job. Thank you..” F.A.

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Determining the Net Force If you have been reading through Lessons 1 and 2, then Newton's first law of motion ought to be thoroughly understood. An object at rest tends to stay at rest and an object in motion tends to stay in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced force. In the statement of Newton's first law, the unbalanced force refers to that force that does not become completely balanced (or canceled) by the other individual forces. The right spin: how to fly a broken space craft June 2006 On the 25th of May 1997 an unmanned cargo ship named Progress crashed into the Russian space station Mir, tearing a hole into Mir's side and sending it hurtling through space. In his desperate attempt to save Mir and its crew, NASA astronaut Michael Foale had no choice but to get right down to the maths that governs space flight.

The Path to Nazi Genocide — Media NARRATOR: Paris, 1900. More than fifty million people from around the world visited the Universal Exposition—a world’s fair intended to promote greater understanding and tolerance among nations, and to celebrate the new century, new inventions, exciting progress. The 20th century began much like our own—with hope that education, science and technology could create a better, more peaceful world. What followed soon after were two devastating wars. TEXT ON SCREEN: The Path to Nazi Genocide NARRATOR: The first “world war,” from 1914 to 1918, was fought throughout Europe and beyond.

Teaching STEM through Fairy Tales This week's activity is a low-budget, fun way to launch rockets with students. This challenge stresses data collecting, data analysis and is a good way for students to experiment with controls and variables. No launcher is actually used, so it can be done in any space. Materials Straws (at least 2 per student) Pencils (one per student, sharpened) Transparent tape Scissors Paper (any kind, different types) Tape Measures (I prefer seamstress tape)

eSchool News 7 reasons why your school should teach robotics and game design By Lynn Paul January 13th, 2015 One teacher describes the big impact robotics, coding, and STEM has had on her students I love every aspect of programming—the frustration, the creativity, everything.

The Meaning of Force A force is a push or pull upon an object resulting from the object's interaction with another object. Whenever there is an interaction between two objects, there is a force upon each of the objects. When the interaction ceases, the two objects no longer experience the force. Forces only exist as a result of an interaction. Thinking Blocks - Model Your Math Problems Thinking Blocks is a nice site for elementary and middle school mathematics teachers. Thinking Blocks provides interactive templates in which students use brightly colored blocks to model and solve problems. As students work through the problems they are provided with feedback as to whether or not they are using the correct sequence to solve each problem. There are templates and problems for addition, multiplication, fractions, and ratios. You can also develop your own problems using the modeling tool. Applications for Education I learned about Thinking Blocks from James Hollis at Teachers Love SMARTBoards.

Search Films, Videos ↓ Refine your search Great conversations: the pianists videorecording | 1 digibeta videotape; duration: 60 min., 20 sec. | Eugene Istomin and his fellow pianists Emanuel Ax, Yefim Bronfman, Leon Fleisher, Gary Graffman, and Charles Rosen offer insights into the ... Waterfall in the Catskills / Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31July1897; 43413.

Survey: Students discouraged from seeking STEM teaching careers – eSchool News Despite push for STEM teachers, parents more apt to encourage children to pursue engineering, computer careers, new ASQ survey finds Though 90 percent of parents in a recent survey said they would encourage their children to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM), 87 percent of those surveyed also said they would be concerned if their child opted to pursue a K-12 STEM teaching career. Just 9 percent of surveyed parents would encourage their child to seek a STEM teaching career.

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