Instructables: exploring - living - education - school - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:51:26 PDT BLOX v1.01 Teachers' Resource: Simple Laser Cutter Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Teachers-Resource-Simple-Laser-Cutter-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/FVL4/HFSHUE51/FUAFVL4HFSHUE51.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/FVL4/HFSHUE51/FUAFVL4HFSHUE51.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/FVL4/HFSHUE51/FUAFVL4HFSHUE51.SMALL.jpg Kiteman If you're like me, you spend ages saving up for a piece of cool kit (or put a lot of effort into getting somebody else to buy cool kit for you), but then, after you get it, unpack it and set it up, there's an awkward What now? pause. This is a collection of simple, two-dimensional projects using a ...
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Mon, 13 May 2013 10:06:01 PDT
How to use Fortune Tellers as a Revision Aid. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-Fortune-Tellers-as-a-Revision-Aid/
How to use Fortune Tellers as a Revision Aid. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/P12V/HEI3Z5KZ/FP4P12VHEI3Z5KZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/P12V/HEI3Z5KZ/FP4P12VHEI3Z5KZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/P12V/HEI3Z5KZ/FP4P12VHEI3Z5KZ.SMALL.jpg Kiteman By making "fortune tellers", students will revise the key vocabulary and facts of a topic of your choice. Most folk know how to make fortune tellers, and most teachers will have had to confiscate their share over the years - so why not use them in a positive way? This project is most suitable youn...
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Wed, 20 Mar 2013 11:20:42 PDT
Teacher Tasks Organizer Notebook http://www.instructables.com/id/Teacher-Tasks-Organizer-Notebook/
Teacher Tasks Organizer Notebook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/TJGX/H5TUAL3I/FLTTJGXH5TUAL3I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/TJGX/H5TUAL3I/FLTTJGXH5TUAL3I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/TJGX/H5TUAL3I/FLTTJGXH5TUAL3I.SMALL.jpg artfulann As I am getting ready to report back to school from the summer break, I began getting my thoughts, plans and paraphernalia ready. Besides teaching and keeping all of those necessary curriculum related items and student informational tasks organized, teachers have a lot of meetings, training and admi...
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Thu, 16 Aug 2012 14:27:32 PDT
Educational Pirate Battleship http://www.instructables.com/id/Educational-Pirate-Battleship/
Educational Pirate Battleship - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/R8ZG/H1KH9P2O/FL5R8ZGH1KH9P2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/R8ZG/H1KH9P2O/FL5R8ZGH1KH9P2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/R8ZG/H1KH9P2O/FL5R8ZGH1KH9P2O.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Ahoy Instructavillians!  Today's instructable will show you how to use Educational Pirate Battleship to enhance a learning activity with school aged children!  I created the game while helping out with a math MTSS group in the school where I work, but the general game idea can be used in any academi...
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Mon, 7 May 2012 22:19:59 PDT
Education Boy and Girl Learning Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Education-Boy-Math-Learing-Tools/
Education Boy and Girl Learning Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/HI65/H1LWPVM0/FT4HI65H1LWPVM0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/HI65/H1LWPVM0/FT4HI65H1LWPVM0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/HI65/H1LWPVM0/FT4HI65H1LWPVM0.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Greetings fellow education loving instuctavillians!  Today we will explore how to create a fun interactive learning tool for students to use to quiz themselves and each other and give a hands on learning activity to help them recall information later. This instructable will guide you on how to crea...
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Fri, 4 May 2012 05:31:14 PDT
Academic Challenge: Elementary Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Academic-Challenge-Elementary-Art/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/7BSS/GZ38JHCK/FR97BSSGZ38JHCK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/7BSS/GZ38JHCK/FR97BSSGZ38JHCK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/7BSS/GZ38JHCK/FR97BSSGZ38JHCK.SMALL.jpg wilgubeast   Follow me to hear about all of the Academic Challenges. Academic Challenge: Elementary Art Big thanks to everyone who entered the Elementary Art Academic Challenge. These are projects and guides that will help teachers help their students show their creativity with simple artwork. The next ...
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Mon, 19 Mar 2012 15:11:37 PDT
MAKE A SPACE PROBE http://www.instructables.com/id/MAKIE-A-SPACE-PROBE/
MAKE A SPACE PROBE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/ANVU/GYN8W7WQ/FH9ANVUGYN8W7WQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/ANVU/GYN8W7WQ/FH9ANVUGYN8W7WQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/ANVU/GYN8W7WQ/FH9ANVUGYN8W7WQ.SMALL.jpg rokcapuder INTRODUCTION The goal of the project is to construct an atmospheric probe and equip it with different sensors. The probe will be mounted on a meteorological balloon, and lifted to approximately 35 000 m (115 000 ft). The ascent and descent will be recorded with two on-board GoPro cameras, and the pr...
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Thu, 23 Feb 2012 09:12:50 PST
Mr. Noack's Project Page: Adventures Across Curriculum http://www.instructables.com/id/Mr-Noacks-Project-Page-Adventures-Across-Curric/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/4WH4/GY4R8EOW/F2G4WH4GY4R8EOW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/4WH4/GY4R8EOW/F2G4WH4GY4R8EOW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/4WH4/GY4R8EOW/F2G4WH4GY4R8EOW.SMALL.jpg Mr. Noack Welcome to my growing collection of what I consider to be useful high school level projects. My ultimate goal is to share resources on this wonderful site, in order to win cool stuff for my students. The projects can only get cooler! Stay tuned, Mr. Noack Building a Child's Muskoka Chair A few ...
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Wed, 1 Feb 2012 16:03:44 PST
Intersecting Planes - Origami http://www.instructables.com/id/Intersecting-Planes-Origami/
Intersecting Planes - Origami - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/HBXP/GXL5P2YU/FWVHBXPGXL5P2YU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/HBXP/GXL5P2YU/FWVHBXPGXL5P2YU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/HBXP/GXL5P2YU/FWVHBXPGXL5P2YU.SMALL.jpg mrpesas This is a great way for students to visualize intersecting planes in 3-D space. It also very hands-on and does not require a lot of time. Materials: 6 sheets of paper (3 different colors x 2 sheets each) Prep: I buy colorful reams of paper and take them to Kinkos (a copy shop) and have them cut of...
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Wed, 1 Feb 2012 11:36:04 PST
Academic Challenge: Newtonian Physics http://www.instructables.com/id/Academic-Challenge-Newtonian-Physics/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/A8GR/GXL61U7S/F7KA8GRGXL61U7S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/A8GR/GXL61U7S/F7KA8GRGXL61U7S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/A8GR/GXL61U7S/F7KA8GRGXL61U7S.SMALL.jpg wilgubeast   Follow me to hear about all of the Academic Challenges. Academic Challenge: Newtonian Physics   Big thanks to everyone who entered the inaugural Academic Challenge. These are projects and guides that will help teachers help their students understand Newtonian Physics. The next Academic Chall...
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Mon, 23 Jan 2012 17:31:46 PST
How to Use Instructables at School http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-Instructables-at-School/
How to Use Instructables at School - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/R26J/GJQEGUU7/FKSR26JGJQEGUU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/R26J/GJQEGUU7/FKSR26JGJQEGUU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/R26J/GJQEGUU7/FKSR26JGJQEGUU7.SMALL.jpg Kiteman Over the years, Instructables has grown and evolved to a site that is both an invaluable resource and a powerful tool for teachers of many practical subjects. This Instructable is mainly aimed at teachers of all kinds, but students can read it as well, then pass on ideas to their teachers... A...
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Fri, 11 Feb 2011 15:15:47 PST
Teacher's Resources: Pre-School Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Teachers-Resources-Pre-School-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/BP53/GFMBYJ2O/FVUBP53GFMBYJ2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/BP53/GFMBYJ2O/FVUBP53GFMBYJ2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/BP53/GFMBYJ2O/FVUBP53GFMBYJ2O.SMALL.jpg Kiteman Not every teacher works in a high school, or even in a school at all.  This is a selection of projects suggested by possum888 that his mum uses with children aged 2-5 years old in New Zealand, plus a few of my own suggestions. No, you can't eat the green one... How to Make Playdough (Play-doh...
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Mon, 25 Oct 2010 10:16:17 PDT
Researching a Research Paper Quickly and Effectively http://www.instructables.com/id/Researching-a-Research-Paper-Quickly-and-Effective/
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Mon, 23 Aug 2010 10:48:27 PDT