I originally posted a list like this on Facebook. Here’s the full list of “cool stuff on the web” so far: Tracker – Free video-analysis software: http://www.cabrillo.edu/~dbrown/tracker/ High speed video collection: http://www.engr.colostate.edu/~dga/high_speed_video/ Cheap 3D laser scanning: http://www.instructables.com/id/EMWRPLGDH2EP285ZVG/ Fantastic Contraption – a physics related game: http://fantasticcontraption.com/ Along the same lines, Crayon Physics: http://www.crayonphysics.com/ High-speed still motion [...]
Posts Tagged ‘Teaching’
The Consortium for Ocean Leadership periodically puts out a call for teachers (from K-12 teachers to undergrad-focused professors) to sail on the drill ship JOIDES Resolution as part of the “School of Rock” program. School of Rock puts out some very good classroom activities written by educators who (thanks to the program) have hands-on experience [...]
Ooh! Ooh! Ooh! I can’t believe I missed this. Thanks to Arjendu at Confused at a Higher Level for pointing out this post by Richard Hake to AERA-L. AERA-L Archives — November 2008 #2. Update 1/10: A list of over 60 education-related blogs posted by Hake as a follow-up to his initial AERA-L post.
I’ve been meaning to post this for a couple of days now: I think I’m going to have a lot to chew on in the most recent Science – more than just one post. So here’s just a little bit, on an article by Smith et al. on peer instruction. I think this might be [...]
The January 2 Science is a special issue on Education and Technology. I’ll be blogging about this later today, once I’ve read a few of the articles. There’s one on the National Science Digital Library, one on the Digital Library for Earth Science Education, one on peer discussion, one on games… a ton of good [...]
We who teach the introductory-level environmental science courses often single out humans, as a species, for changing the global physical and biological environment. The changes are so great, we say, that a group of geoscientists has been pushing to call our current epoch of geologic time the Anthropocene. Perhaps we give ourselves too much credit: [...]