This video post shows just a little bit on how the math that students learn (geometry, trig, graphing) are used in media today such as the building of Disney’s Pixar characters such as Woody from Toy Story and Sulley from Monster’s Inc. Take a look at how math and technology are intertwined.
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This colorful graphic depicts the steps in the scientific method: http://www.cooldailyinfographics.com/images/infographics/2014/04/The_Scientific_Method.jpg
Business Insider created a map of the U.S. that shows the logo of each university or college that received the most number of applicants for their respective state. You will see UCF, not UF, is the most popular school in Florida. Go Knights! http://www.businessinsider.com/desirable-college-state-map-2014-5
Here is a great Ted Talk that I mixes statistics, presentation tips, and humor. Lies, damned lies and statistics (about TEDTalks) – YouTube.
Special thanks to Ann Testa from Criminal Justice who shared this infographic showing the various layers of security used to provide security for the flying public. For more information, check out http://www.tsa.gov/about-tsa/layers-security
Hello and welcome to Destination Circles of innovation. We hope you are enjoying your first week, and while we have thrown a lot at you this week, please remember that we don’t expect you to try everything (although…if you are up to the challenge, go for it!). Next week, you will see even more ideas. Please know […]
Games like Flappy Bird and Candy Crush have helped many of us de-stress during long waits at the doctor’s office and crowded Metro rides. They have also frustrated many a teacher as students have chosen to play them rather than pay attention in class, but what if an app could actually help with mental health? […]
Most people know that Twitter is a tool for sharing short messages, known as tweets, up to 140 characters long. Twitter is also a great tool for sharing images and photos. Below is a quick guide to sharing and hashtagging images with Twitter. If you are new to twitter, I recommend Twitter Guide Book – […]
Instagram is sort of like Twitter, except instead of sharing your thoughts and ideas in 140 characters or less, you’re sharing photos and images. Also like Twitter, Instagram uses hashtags to categorize photos by topic. Here is a quick guide to sharing images and using hashtags with Instagram. Visit the Instagram blog for more helpful […]