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STEM in Walt Disney World

How A Walt Disney World Vacation Can Inspire Learning: 5 Must See STEM Related Attractions

When you think STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), do you think of a Walt Disney World Vacation? As the school year ends in the United States, many families head to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida as their vacation destination.  Vacations can be a great way to unwind, recharge, reconnect, but also engage the …

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Book Review: Code Girls – The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II

Code Girls – The Untold Story of the American Woman Code Breakers of World War II is an excellent retelling of how the United States military broke the secret transmissions of Germany and Japan during the Second World War. Liza Mundy takes you back to experience a well researched story that I was not aware …

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STEM Activity: Build a Model of Disney’s Rockin Roller Coaster

Did you ever want to build a model of Disney’s Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster?  Well…maybe not life size but how about a prototype or miniature version.  Some STEM activities are coding only.  Some projects are about building things.  But when the two actually come together you get results like roller coasters.  This activity gets you …

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Microsoft Access Database Download: Star Wars Data

Be sure to read the full blog post that explains WHAT IS A DATABASE. If you are looking for a database to learn about database or teach it using examples that would be more interesting for your students, this free Microsoft Access database download can help. Here is an example of what the Star Wars …

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The Apollo 11 Software: 4 Things You Probably Didn’t Know

Software has become commonplace in our lives.  From our smartphones to our cars, software is everywhere.   On July 20th, 1969, it was not commonplace. The Apollo 11 software that got us to the moon has a few things about it you probably do not know. The internet is a treasure trove of information.  When …

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