Students will see how monkeys teach manners, elephants show empathy, and ants imitate water in ScienceTake, an online video channel by The New York Times. The series combines research from the world of science with footage of the natural world in action. Dolphins mug for the camera in an awareness test. Wolves beat dogs in a teamwork test. Cockatoos rival children in shape recognition. A tiny robot inspired by caterpillars and jellyfish crawls, walks, and swims inside the human body. Each video is accompanied by a related article from The Times.
Each month we publish blogs and several newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are the articles and features educators turned to most in June.
Labster is bringing immersive technology into the STEM classroom with its interactive advanced lab simulations based on mathematical algorithms that support open-endedinvestigations. The investigations are combined with gamification elements, such as an immersive 3D universe, storytelling, and a scoring system, which stimulate students’ natural curiosity and highlight the connection between science and the real world.