Why K-12 Engineering? – www.TeachEngineering.org
“The TeachEngineering Digital Library exists to provide teachers with the curricular materials to bring engineering into the K-12 classroom for a single day, a unit, or even an entire course”
Cheetahs on the Edge–Director’s Cut
“Cheetahs are the fastest runners on the planet. Combining the resources of National Geographic and the Cincinnati Zoo, and drawing on the skills of an incredible crew, we documented these amazing cats in a way that’s never been done before.
Using a Phantom camera filming at 1200 frames per second while zooming beside a sprinting cheetah, the team captured every nuance of the cat’s movement as it reached top speeds of 60+ miles per hour.”
Khan Academy updates iOS app to work on the iPhone with access to over 3,500 educational videos – The Next Web
“Khan Academy, has released an iOS mobile application for the iPhone and iPod Touch, giving users complete access to its collection of over 3,500 videos. Now, students will be able to continue their education on the go, whether they’re traveling on vacation, commuting, or sitting around with nothing else to do.
The app covers a wide variety of topics, including topics within the K-12 space, such as math, science topics like chemistry, biology, physics, etc., and there’s even a focus on the humanities.”
Forces on an Airplane | MIT + K12
“How do airplanes fly? It’s not magic. We’ll talk about the forces that help (and hinder) airplane flight.”
The Tsunami MEA
“This activity is designed for middle school or high school teachers who are interested in introducing a real world, open ended problem that introduces engineering concepts. The curriculum presented here has been implemented quite successfully in a middle school in 6th and 8th grades.”
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