MIT Media Lab founder Nicholas Negroponte takes you on a journey through the last 30 years of tech. His prediction for the future? Ingestion of knowledge…literally swallowing a pill that deposits information in the brain we have traditionally internalized through reading and listening. A MUST view 20 minute video! http://mrmck.wordpress.com/2014/08/01/nicholas-negropontes-prediction-for-the-future-ingesting-information-video-1944/
BMW and Lowe’s among investors pouring $45 million into Desktop Metal, the 3D printer startup
Map: Vaccine-Preventable Outbreaks | Map: Students can move and play with the chart (years, type of outbreak, location). Could be used as an activity for learning objectives about data collection & representation. Potential links to health, science, geography and math.
Instructional video: Janete Perez explains "Functions with Parameters" using a real world example of this concept (choosing lunch) and by drawing different sized triangles as an example. This is a good connection to mathematics.