Build an Electroscope

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This activity (aka "snack") provides instructions for building an electroscope, a device that detects electrical charge, using drinking straws and plastic tape. Negative charges can move, positive charges remain stationary. An object can become charged by moving electrons. Like charged objects repell, objects with unlike charges attract each other.



Tall Buildings

Tall Buildings Some students will be fascinated by this Museum of Modern Art site, although its sophisticated vocabulary requires a fairly high reading level. As soon as you click on Enter, the site actually takes control of your screen with an imposing array of tall building silhouettes. Some of the

Build a Fish

Build a Fish From the famed Shedd Aquarium comes a novel way to learn about fish: build your own. Try lots of combinations of body types, mouth sizes, patterns and colors. After students have designed their perfect fish, they can find out if it would actually survive in the habitat. But don't worry

Q & A to Build Community

Tip: There are no dumb questions, right? But have you ever been slammed for asking a question on a forum or blog? I was so embarrassed on a Web 2.0 techie forum by the responses to my question that I never went back. I really needed an answer but was insulted by one of the so-called tech experts. So I started

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How to Build a Hi-Tech

When a Midwestern U.S. university needed a competitive edge to attract new students, it upgraded its rec center with a massive Sharp professional display video wall.

Building a Better Enterprise

Envisioning the emerging data architecture paradigm in K-12 and how district leaders can use it to streamline operations, target instruction, and improve accountability.

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Build math foundation in kindergarten

 Innovative Learning Concepts Inc. today announced the release of a new kindergarten curriculum designed to provide kindergarten students with a foundation for future mathematics learning.