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This presentation by Louise Yarnall of SRI International was given to the Workshop on Assessment of 21st Century Skills, held in January 2011. In it, Yarnall discusses STEM workforce growth areas, how the technicians that will fill these jobs are taught, skills that employers seek, and a new vision...
3D ContentCentral is a free service for locating, configuring, downloading, and requesting 2D and 3D parts and assemblies, 2D blocks, library features, and macros. Users can join an active community of 1,279,870 CAD users who share and download user contributed and supplier-certified 2D and 3D parts...
In this video adapted from the ICT Center, students will learn about "the angles associated with light propagation in optical fibers." The video also demonstrates the meaning of total internal reflection, acceptance angle and numerical aperture. The material is intended for students in grades 11-12....
In this video adapted from the ICT Center, students will "learn how rise-time analysis is performed to determine the maximum data range of a fiber optic communications system." The video also demonstrates how a transmitter, fiber, and receiver work together. The material is intended for students in...
In this professional development video from Getting Results, Dr. John Bransford, professor of education at the University of Washington School of Education, and an instructor talk about how to engage students. Bransford says engagement involves getting students interested in working on problems they...
This resource, made available by EEtech Media, LLC., is the fifth in a series of six online textbooks about electric circuits. This book functions as reference material that features information such as equations, laws, conversions, derivatives (etc). Chapters of this book include: Useful Equations...
This is a webpage filled with over 80 learning object lessons that cover many areas in the Alternate Current field: Alternating Current, Oscilloscopes, Capacitors, Inductors, Transformers, RC Circuits, RL Circuits, and RLC Circuits.
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This page, from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, provides information intended to "assist producers, processors, marketers, business owners, policy makers, researchers and the general public with information on alternatives to Iowa's traditional crops (corn and soybeans)." The site...
From Apple, this site contains educational tutorials for teachers and for information technologists. The Teachers and Administrators section contains a number of videos demonstrating various educational functions of Mac's Leopard and Snow Leopard operating systems. The Information Technology section...
This presentation by Deirdre Knapp was given to the Workshop on Assessment of 21st Century Skills, held in January 2011. In it, Knapp discusses a number of approaches to developing assessments for 21st century skills including: identifying what to assess, selecting assessment strategies, developing...
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