How Smart Are Your Smartphones?
This resource, created by Wendy Bird, Soomin Chun-Hess, and Sally Stablein of Red Rocks Community College, invites students to consider the 'smartness' of their smartphones in terms of environmental policies and sustainability. Students begin by researching the companies that manufacture their phones, including the local environmental and social impacts of where these companies do their manufacturing, and the working conditions. They then make comparisons using this data, taking into consideration economic and legal aspects of the manufacturing process. The activity requires four hours to complete: approximately two hours of research outside of class and an hour in class to compare...
High School Biology Resources
The Concord Consortium is a non-profit educational technology group that has been designing teacher-ready tools, from lesson plans to activities, for over two...
Educators assembling lessons on biotechnology will find much to appreciate in this list of teacher resources from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center. Here...
The Space Science Institute has built a website geared toward the constructivist learning approach, which posits that learning entails an active and fluid...
Everything (mathematics) is illuminated in this excellent thirteen-part series created by Annenberg Media for adult learners and high school teachers. As their...
According to a report by the Pew Research Center published in late 2014, the frequency and severity of cyber attacks are increasing quickly - and they are...
AMSER is a portal of educational resources and services built specifically for use by those in Community and Technical Colleges but free for anyone to use.
AMSER is funded by the National Science Foundation as part of the National Science Digital Library, and is being created by a team of project partners led by Internet Scout.
Computational Biology and Genomics: The new challenge is to understand how genes interact, how they operate, and how they differ. The need for newer and better mathematical and computational tools will create new career opportunities in these fields.
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