How Making Robots Captivates Kids' Imaginations Violet: I think school would be a lot more engaging if we were asked to solve complex problems. Building a robot and seeing it run and seeing it complete tasks is definitely more satisfying than any schoolwork I've ever done. Getting an A on the test, that's cool, but seeing something I have built with my own hands move is way more satisfying. So I'll try connecting a one-ten-nine. I'll put a jumper underneath.
A Sputnik moment for STEM education: Ainissa Ramirez at TED2012 Photos: James Duncan Davidson Ainissa Ramirez comes on stage armed with a blowtorch. Well, that sure got everyone’s attention. Motivation and the Power of Not Giving Up Listen Have you ever set a goal for yourself, like getting fit, making honor roll, or being picked for a team? Like lots of people, maybe you started out doing great, but then lost some of that drive and had trouble getting motivated again. You're Not Alone! Everyone struggles with staying motivated and reaching their goals. Just look at how many people go on diets, lose weight, and then gain it back again! An Epic List of Great Team Building Games Update: After over 100,000 people read our original team building games post, we decided to make an updated version that’s even more epic than the original. We’ve added 8 new games—over 1,500 words of fresh ideas that you can use to build a stronger, happier team. Team building games are a good way to get your team to connect and work together better. Finding the right exercise can be challenging; not every team is comfortable with certain types of activities.
Att utveckla ett resonemang i engelska? Repetition inför NP We will rehearse for the national test in English. We will listen to a few listening comprehensions and read a few reading comprehensions from previous years and have a look at how to avoid some common misstakes. You can find the tests here. We will also read a few essay examples to learn from their good and bad solutions. Below I give you some links to introduce yourself in a formal and informal way, and the liking words you might use to compare and contrast.
Inspire Her Mind Science There’s a young 4-year old girl shuffling through a chest full of various dress-up clothes. The copy asks: Does dress-up determine her future? Scroll to the left, and the girl picks up a princess dress from the chest. She walks over to a mirror and holds the dress in front of her. The girl in the mirror, representative of her imagination, is wearing the dress and holding a wand.
Teenager Wins $400,000 For His Video Explaining Einstein's Theory of Relativity Still baffled by Einstein’s theory of relativity, or even the parts in the movie Interstellar when everyone experiences time differently? Well, this teenager’s explanation of special relativity even gives Carl Sagan a run for his money. Ryan Chester, from North Royalton in Ohio, submitted his video for the Breakthrough Junior Challenge, which invites students aged 13-18 to share their passion for math and science with the world. The competition received over 2,000 applications from 86 countries.
8 amazing kids who changed the world: Get ready Interested in uplifting stories on the natural world, sustainable communities, simple food, and new thinking on how to live well? Please enter a valid email address and try again! No thanks 9/11 Attacks - Facts & Summary On September 11, 2001, at 8:45 a.m. on a clear Tuesday morning, an American Airlines Boeing 767 loaded with 20,000 gallons of jet fuel crashed into the north tower of the World Trade Center in New York City. The impact left a gaping, burning hole near the 80th floor of the 110-story skyscraper, instantly killing hundreds of people and trapping hundreds more in higher floors. As the evacuation of the tower and its twin got underway, television cameras broadcasted live images of what initially appeared to be a freak accident. Then, 18 minutes after the first plane hit, a second Boeing 767–United Airlines Flight 175–appeared out of the sky, turned sharply toward the World Trade Center and sliced into the south tower near the 60th floor. The collision caused a massive explosion that showered burning debris over surrounding buildings and the streets below. America was under attack.
Where did English come from? - Claire Bowern There are two other TED-Ed lessons related to this topic: How languages evolve and How did English evolve? (a lesson that fills in some of the details that we omit here due to the fact that the focus of this lesson was further in the past). There is still a great deal of debate about Indo-European, most importantly about the location of the homeland. Bethany Hamilton - Surfs Like A Girl by Aaron Lieber Risks and challenges High performance sports films undoubtedly carry several risks and challenges. 1. COST Most quality films in any genre are considerably expensive to shoot, and high performance sports films are certainly no exception to the rule. They rely on captivating footage that draws the audience into the screen and invites them to be part of the action. So much of our film depends on incredible footage that makes the viewer feel like they are right there with the athlete.
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