Welcome to the seventh post of the series “The Science Shelf (and other STEM goodies from the webosphere)” where we will share information on science and technology events, resources, news and any other random goodies we discover by staring at our computers every single day.
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In one of the latest EdTech magazine post, titled Quiz: Who’s Who in K-12 Ed Tech Innovation you will be able to check your historical knowledge of some of the biggest tech innovations now found in classrooms across the globe. Are you daring to take the test?
National Geographic has recently published the article How to Make See – Through Flora – for Science, where we learn that Japanese researchers have discovered a way to check the inside workings of plants. And which is that way? Make them transparent! Click on the link above to see the full story!
Unfortunately, computer pioneer Harry Huskey has died at age 101. Huskey helped construct some of the first computers. In particular, he was a member of “the team that built the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (Eniac), which first ran in February 1946”.
The last PISA in-focus report (#70) is already available, focusing on what do we know about teachers’ selection and professional development in high-performing countries. If you are interested in educational barometers of all kinds, you cannot miss this one.
Have you heard about the March for Science? Scientists around the globe will be taking the streets on the 22nd of April to “unite as a diverse, nonpartisan group to call for science that upholds the common good and for political leaders and policy makers to enact evidence based policies in the public interest”. Check their website to know all about it!
See you in the next “The Science Shelf” post!
Article written by: Marina Jiménez Iglesias, Project Officer, European Schoolnet.