A Design and Technology Site
“This website contains numerous information sheets and exercises to enhance the study, understanding and teaching of DESIGN and TECHNOLOGY.”
“list of links to technology sites recommended by W.A.T.T members. “
10 Ways to Teach Innovation | MindShift
” there are a number of ways that teachers can bypass the system and offer students the tools and experiences that spur an innovative mindset. Here are ten ideas:”
10 Apps For More Organized Project-Based Learning
“Project-Based Learning, by definition, is flexible. It encourages learner-centeredness, provides the possibility of more authentic work, and allows learners to self-manage and self-direct in places they used to have their hands held. But this has its drawbacks. Learning is a capacity-building endeavor that seeks to, well, build capacity will ironically depending on that same capacity to progress,”
Kodable for iPad on the iTunes App Store
“**Programming fundamentals and logic lessons for kids!** The fuzz family crash landed on Smeeborg and they need your help navigating the Technomazes! Use drag and drop commands to direct your fuzz through the colorful lighted maze. Don’t get lost, or your fuzz might not be too happy!”
Skylon Spaceplane | Interesting Engineering
“project to take the Skylon spaceplane into the orbit. During most of time it would be used as a normal airplane, like taking off and landing on conventional runways, but the main difference is in the power source of this aircraft. It will be powered by a Sabre engine, specially designed for its purpose. It will be working like a normal jet engine in the lower attitude, breathing in oxygen and when in higher altitude of outer space it will act as a rocket engine. So, we may call it some sort of a “hybrid engine”.”
World’s Largest Solar Powerd Ship | Interesting Engineering
Although not intended to replace conventional watercraft, the PlanetSolar team make a note that it was boats that allowed the first great explorations of our world. “
Sunglass About Us
“3D has gone beyond portable. Sunglass brings design to the cloud, allowing you to virtually gather around your 3D assets with your design team, anywhere in the world, from your desktop, web, or mobile client.
Sunglass gives you granular control so that you can securely and easily share sensitive designs on a need-to-know basis with coworkers, clients, and contractors. You can chat with your team in real time, and annotate directly on the models in a shared virtual space.
Instant collaboration is as easy as sharing a link; people will receive specific access rights to the right version of your design, directly in their browser without having to download any software. Sunglass truly enables global collaboration, “
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Short Sharp Science: Bionic hands enter the app age
” smartphone app: a tap of the screen and the hand automatically arranges itself into a preset grip. The thumb can move into 24 different positions and new, extra-sensitive fingertip electrodes also give improved dexterity.”
Posted from Diigo. The rest of Look Up! Educator Network group favorite links are here.