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ANSYS Student - Free Simulation Software for Students To better prepare the engineering leaders of tomorrow, ANSYS is excited to offer students a FREE download of our software. Download now and learn the fundamentals of simulation while gaining experience using our state-of-the-art ANSYS Workbench simulation workflow. The ANSYS Student product license provides access to problem-size, limited versions of ANSYS Mechanical, ANSYS CFD, ANSYS Autodyn, ANSYS Workbench, ANSYS DesignModeler and ANSYS DesignXplorer. The product is only supported on MS Windows 7, 8, 8.1 64-bit machines. The current release is 17.0 and has the following problem size limits:

ITSI Portal The Innovative Technology in Science Inquiry project engages students in STEM activities through the integrated use of technologies that include modeling, computational thinking, and real-time data acquisition. This comprehensive project will assist teachers in preparing diverse students for STEM careers by engaging them in exciting, inquiry-based science projects. Create ITSI Activity Elementary 3-4 Engineering Elementary 3-4 Life Science Elementary 3-4 Physical Science

Learn Portal Learning Science by Doing Science Students should learn science by doing science. They should select their own question, design and execute a study, draw conclusions based on their data, and communicate their findings. InquirySpace provides ideas, approaches, and technologies to make this approach to learning easier for classroom teachers to offer—and more effective. Register Now Common Online Data Analysis Platform (CODAP) The CODAP community currently includes four collaborating projects. CODAP relies on participation of an ever-expanding community of multiple collaborators. Contact us to explore partnership possibilities and more.

What is it? « Algodoo Algodoo is a unique 2D-simulation software from Algoryx Simulation AB. Algodoo is designed in a playful, cartoony manner, making it a perfect tool for creating interactive scenes. Explore physics, build amazing inventions, design cool games or experiment with Algodoo in your science classes. Algodoo encourages students and children’s own creativity, ability and motivation to construct knowledge while having fun. Making it as entertaining as it is educational.

Bending Light - Index of Refraction, Light, Snell's Law - PhET Topics Snell's Law Refraction Reflection Optics Prisms Lenses Light Description Explore bending of light between two media with different indices of refraction. See how changing from air to water to glass changes the bending angle. Systems Thinking Games Systems Thinking Games, developed in partnership with Filament Games, are designed to be used by youth and educators to assess systems thinking skills both in the classroom and in afterschool contexts. A precursor to the GlassLab, this project brings together teachers, assessment experts and game designers and developers to collaboratively design and build a suite of games with data tools that support teachers in evaluating the way players approach problem-solving, and the strategies players use in understanding and interacting with complex systems. Currently, research is underway to develop assessment frameworks that yield valid and reliable assessment measures across the suite of digital games. To learn more, please join the Institute’s community for updates on our progress.

Playforce A searchable database of games with learning potential, Playforce allows users to explore games related to specific learning content, academic standards or twenty-first century skills, like empathy, systems thinking or collaboration. Playforce provides an indispensable resource to educators and parents looking to use games in service of specific learning goals. Game perspectives on Playforce are player-generated and moderated by a user community. Which means they don’t focus on what experts think is good about game play, but rather on what players know, based on their own collective experience.

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