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3-D printing turns ideas into reality right before your eyes


In what might be the most important technological innovation since the home computer, 3-D printers now allows engineers, designers and scientists to turn their ideas into physical realities right before their eyes. Continue reading


Classroom resources for teaching the 2014 Winter Olympics


The 2014 Winter Olympics are set to take place February 7 -23 in Sochi, Russia, a resort town on the edge of the Black Sea.…read more


Starfish dying in real life horror movie


Starfish up and down the Pacific Coast are dying from a mysterious epidemic that causes the creatures’ arms to crawl in opposite directions until they tear away from the body causing the insides to spill out. Continue reading

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Lessons from the gridiron: the impact of concussions – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

This lesson is intended to be used with the PBS FRONTLINE documentary “League of Denial” and supports student learning by contextualizing the concussion crisis in the NFL with background on concussions in youth. Continue reading


With smart gadgets everywhere, tech companies face new privacy questions


With smart gadgets becoming a ubiquitous part of everyday life – embedded in cars, watches, glasses refrigerators and even thermostats – many fear the ways that private companies could misuse private customer data. Continue reading

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