Posts Tagged ‘educapp0mg’

Double-Trouble Dominoes

April 6, 2021

Thought this was a great video of geometric growth in action by @uoftphysics Prof. Stephen Morris
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y97rBdSYbkg Starting with a ~5mm domino you get to a one ~1 m in size in 13 domino topples. Overall, this chain reaction represents a 2 billion-fold amplification!

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Dominoes are little toy rectangle tiles with dots on them. People like to stand them up on end in a long row, so when the first domino falls over, it knocks over the next domino, which knocks over the
next…pretty soon you have a rippling wave of falling dominoes. In this simple but amazing video, Stephen Morris shows that a little domino can knock over another one that’s 1 1/2 times as big in each direction. Then that one can tip over one that ‘s 1 1/2 times as big again. In this domino chain, the first one is only 1/4 inch tall, but the 13th domino weighs more than 100 pounds! If he kept going, the 29th domino would be as tall as the Empire State Building (1,454 feet). We’d all better get out of the way!
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Experiment Library | Science Experiments | Steve Spangler Science

February 7, 2021

https://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiment-library/

You don’t code? Do machine learning straight from Microsoft Excel | VentureBeat

January 3, 2021

You don’t code? Do machine learning straight from Microsoft Excel | VentureBeat

https://venturebeat.com/2020/12/30/you-dont-code-do-machine-learning-straight-from-microsoft-excel/

The Newest Addition to The Woke STEM Fam: Cue, the Robot — The Woke STEM Teacher

December 18, 2020

https://www.thewokestemteacher.com/blog-1/2019/7/12/cuerobot

Classroom Activities Using the Dash & Dot Robots | Technology for Learners

November 21, 2020

https://technologyforlearners.com/classroom-activities-using-dash-dot-robots/

Doodly – Easily Create Whiteboard Doodle Videos In Minutes!

November 7, 2020

https://www.doodly.com/pricing/

Toys

October 8, 2020

https://www.maisonette.com/shop/play/learning/stem-toys

Science Activity: Watch Tiny Molds Grow On Food | Exploratorium

October 5, 2020

https://www.exploratorium.edu/science_explorer/mold.html

Math related games

August 28, 2020

Here are the links to the math games.

Geometry game: https://phet.colorado.edu/sims/html/area-builder/latest/area-builder_en.html Geoboard: https://apps.mathlearningcenter.org/geoboard/

Free, Online Crossword Puzzle Maker – Crossword Labs

August 16, 2020

https://crosswordlabs.com/