Instructables: exploring - guide - education - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:27:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 Project-Based Engineering for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-Based-Engineering-for-Kids/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/3TYV/GY4ROS7I/FWP3TYVGY4ROS7I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/3TYV/GY4ROS7I/FWP3TYVGY4ROS7I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/3TYV/GY4ROS7I/FWP3TYVGY4ROS7I.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance This is a collection of project-based engineering lessons for kids. Project-based learning allows students to control the direction and pace of their learning. Activities that promote investigation, critical thinking, and hands-on subject matter are also central to project-based learning.Thes...
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Tue, 7 Feb 2012 12:13:01 PST
Learn New Skills http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-New-Skills/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/QSAB/HPY97NXK/FSTQSABHPY97NXK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/QSAB/HPY97NXK/FSTQSABHPY97NXK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/QSAB/HPY97NXK/FSTQSABHPY97NXK.SMALL.jpg wilgubeast Acquire a new skill to increase your cognitive capacity. These projects by Instructables staff and featured authors will help you get started with new skills, and the Instructables community is full of great project ideas to help you build on what you learn. null The premier introduction to Ardui...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 15:50:15 PST
Personal Portfolio http://www.instructables.com/id/Personal-Portfolio/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/33OB/HK6XB1VZ/F1733OBHK6XB1VZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/33OB/HK6XB1VZ/F1733OBHK6XB1VZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/33OB/HK6XB1VZ/F1733OBHK6XB1VZ.SMALL.jpg Kiteman I've made a lot of different projects, too many for somebody to read them all in a single sitting. So, I've gathered this selection. Maybe not my most-viewed, or most popular, but they are the ones I am most proud of, and the ones that some people say are most "me". null Oh, I love this projec...
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Tue, 20 Aug 2013 03:47:30 PDT
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
Featured Author: WYE_Lance http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-WYELance/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/OK7E/H0JS3PPM/FLBOK7EH0JS3PPM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/OK7E/H0JS3PPM/FLBOK7EH0JS3PPM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/OK7E/H0JS3PPM/FLBOK7EH0JS3PPM.SMALL.jpg wilgubeast Lance Akiyama is a journeyman engineering instructor who travels from school to school teaching elementary school kids using hands-on projects. He uses everyday household items to make projects with students ranging from paper rockets to wrestling “judo bots” that illustrate concepts of force, m...
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Mon, 2 Apr 2012 17:07:38 PDT
Great Projects To Do With Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Great-Projects-To-Do-With-Kids/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/HFEH/GXFXNPYX/FZ7HFEHGXFXNPYX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/HFEH/GXFXNPYX/FZ7HFEHGXFXNPYX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/HFEH/GXFXNPYX/FZ7HFEHGXFXNPYX.SMALL.jpg stumitch Here's a collection of Instructables that you can use in your classroom!  Heck, you can even use most of them to entertain your kids over the weekend. You'll need some basic tools and materials but usually I'll give options if you need something super fancy.  A Bandsaw box KIDS can make I've trie...
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Tue, 27 Mar 2012 17:26:16 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
Math and Logic Teaching http://www.instructables.com/id/Math-and-Logic-Teaching/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/2AAH/GZ0JIERB/FV12AAHGZ0JIERB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/2AAH/GZ0JIERB/FV12AAHGZ0JIERB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/2AAH/GZ0JIERB/FV12AAHGZ0JIERB.SMALL.jpg susanrm Right now, there is a big push in US education to make STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) appealing to more of our young people. During the economic bubble, many technically-able students were drawn to financial occupations, and we have suffered a "brain drain." In addition, we...
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Sun, 26 Feb 2012 16:07:24 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
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
Projects for Science Classes http://www.instructables.com/id/Projects-for-Science-Classes/ 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 A number of my projects would be useful in Science lessons, either as activities for students, or as demonstrations by educators. How to plan and carry out a project or assignment This Instructable is aimed mainly at Middle and High School students who have been sent away to work independently...
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Fri, 18 Nov 2011 10:56:23 PST
Made in Your Mind: Instructables and The Children's Museum of Houston http://www.instructables.com/id/Made-in-Your-Mind-Instructables-The-Childrens-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/IGVC/GUZZWBUR/F07IGVCGUZZWBUR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/IGVC/GUZZWBUR/F07IGVCGUZZWBUR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/IGVC/GUZZWBUR/F07IGVCGUZZWBUR.SMALL.jpg wilgubeast The Children's Museum of Houston is running an exhibit based entirely off of Instructables. The hands-on exhibits are from projects submitted by Instructables' authors, the physical exhibit itself is made up of furniture and display projects on the site, and the museum is encouraging visitors to sig...
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Thu, 17 Nov 2011 18:25:50 PST
Teaching Tools: Biology Edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Teaching-Tools-Biology-Edition/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/F8YU/GUKAXGN7/FIEF8YUGUKAXGN7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/F8YU/GUKAXGN7/FIEF8YUGUKAXGN7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/F8YU/GUKAXGN7/FIEF8YUGUKAXGN7.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Oooh, watch the plant grow! Students know DNA is the genetic material of living organisms and is located in the chromosomes of each cell. Students know that mitochondria liberate energy for the work that cells do and that chloroplasts capture sunlight energy for photosynthesis. Students know the c...
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Thu, 17 Nov 2011 18:56:30 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
Teachers' Resources: A Guide to Kitchen Chemistry http://www.instructables.com/id/Teachers-Resources-A-Guide-to-Kitchen-Chemistry/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/6M4V/GEFXBX8S/FWM6M4VGEFXBX8S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/6M4V/GEFXBX8S/FWM6M4VGEFXBX8S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/6M4V/GEFXBX8S/FWM6M4VGEFXBX8S.SMALL.jpg Kiteman Instructables can be a wonderful resource for teachers - both as a source of ideas, and as a way for both teachers and students to document their work. This guide is largely the work of member matt.nupen.  A member who is also a teacher, these projects (along with scoochmaroo's Fermentation Guide)...
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Thu, 23 Sep 2010 12:43:31 PDT