Daily Archives: January 28, 2008

Gentle Reminder — Wednesday Workshop on January 30th

Gentle Reminder — Wednesday Workshop on January 30th

DATE:  January 30, 2008 WORKSHOP:  Makin’ Movies: Simple F/X PRESENTER:  Joe Brennan DESCRIPTION: See how you and your students can employ some easy tricks to get a few of the special effects we’ve come to take for granted on TV and in movies. 5 PM SLT ( 7 PM CST, 8 PM EST) Looking forward

Sci Fri Pick of the Week

See new videos from National Public Radio’s Science Friday every week at the Liberty Science Center website. Hosted by veteran science correspondent Ira Flatow, Science Friday is a weekly discussion of the latest news in science, health and technology. Visit often so that you can be sure to see every SciFri Pick of the Week!

Voice Thread Turns an Educational Corner

Today, Voice Thread is launching a new service that’s intended to solve some of the difficult accessibility issues of using VoiceThread in the classroom, as well as to create a place for students to work independently and develop their own portfolio of work. This new community called Ed.VoiceThread, is designed to allow simple, safe, and

Show Off Your Science Savvy!

With WIRED SCIENCE and PBS! www.pbs.org/kcet/wiredscience/education/ PBS and its newest series, WIRED SCIENCE, are hosting an online student video contest with a first prize of $2,000! Help your students make a short video exploring a cool scientific principle and they could be featured on the WIRED SCIENCE Web site! The video topic can be anything

Tech TidBit #5: Who Needs DNA?

 submitted by Jeff Moore, 12.12.2007 In 2003, John Athan of northern New Jersey received an official-looking notice about a class-action lawsuit. He filled out the claim and sent it in. Unfortunately for him, there was no class action lawsuit. Police in Seattle had orchestrated the whole thing. Athan’s saliva on the envelope was enough to