A few random cool things for the class or the curious

September 17, 2009

Want a benchtop SEM scan of your fingernail? This is too cool — a company called ASPEX will take an SEM scan of any object that you send them and pst it online.  You can certainly find some intriguing stuff lying around your home or office to scan and send to them!  Or how about […]

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Phylm (Physics + Film) – $100 prize!

June 26, 2009

Need a class project?  Here’s one that could get you some cashola to boot.  Former physics teacher David Colarusso sponsors a contest for the best video to meld physics and film.  He particularly would like to see contributions from students and teachers!  If you’ve got some videos already posted on YouTube, just submit them here!  […]

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It’s contest season!

March 10, 2009

I’ve been getting more and more notices about upcoming contests that K12 students can enter, professional opportunities for teachers, or grant deadlines coming up, so I thought I’d compile them into a blog post.  If you have others you would like to add, stick them in the comments! Teacher Institute at the Exploratorium Application deadline […]

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