The Robotics Academy is committed to using the motivational effects of robotics to excite students about science and technology. We are an educational outreach of Carnegie Mellon University, and part of the university's world-renowned Robotics Institute. Our administrative staff and development team are housed in the National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC), where robots for business, government, and industry are designed, prototyped, and tested just outside our office doors. Lots of …
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In DIY , kids use everyday materials to complete challenges in various skill areas. After an adult approves their membership, kids create a unique login and design an avatar. They start exploring more than 50 skills on the homepage, where popular topics are listed along with a featured challenge and news about who's earned a new badge. https://diy.org/featured
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Website on nanotechnology and resource of "newsletter" for kids
Physics and the Winter Olympics Speed Skating Speed Skating Rink Details Standard Dimensions: The whole track is 400 meters in length from start to finish for 1 lap. The inner lane has a radius of 26 meters maximum while the outer lane is 30 meters. The lanes are 4 meters wide. Objectives: Be sure to include the data you are using from the race to answer the following. 1. Determine the average acceleration and net force on the skater during the full length of a …
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Physics and the Winter Olympics The Ski Jump Ski Jump Hill Diagram The height on the normal hill goes from 374 feet to 223 feet for a drop distance of 46 meters. The hill is at an angle of 37 degrees. The jump is nearly horizontal (there is an 11 degree incline as the skiers jump) http://www.nbcolympics.com/video/examining-ski-jumping-normal-hill Objectives  What would be the maximum velocity a skier could have at the base of the In-Run?  Based on the velocity …
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http://www.raft.net A great place for ideas and projects for K-12. They use recycled items to make kits for classroom labs and hands on activities. Even though they are located in Northern California their kits can be shipped and their actives are 100% free to download online.
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Webmix of resources and ideas based on Bloom's Taxonomy. Links to resources for basic knowledge and content in red, orange tend to be tools and activities, etc. but most popular are the blue tiles of Synthesis in which students can use their creativity to make and develop products and presentations. I often offer students choice and even let them explore these webmixes for resources. While labeled for GT, if is really geared toward all students who wish to explore further.
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Webmix of Science resources organized by grade level and content. Subdivided deeply for MS with connection to videos, music, ideas for teachers, games, and quizzes sorted by content. Color coded from top to bottom using ROYGBIV to indicate Bloom's level for fully developed webmixes that are interconnected. Users can save and either subscribe to Dulaney updates or change to suit their own classroom needs. Links back to home page which also includes special education, …
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