Need practice sheets for practicing Japanese or Chinese characters? Want to start practicies hiragana and katakana and need some printing sheets? See our new store over at Teachers pay Teachers for this work.
In April we studied pi and circles! This is a continuation of our series in mathematical constants. Take a quick read about pi. Can you draw a perfect circle on the computer? Did you know circles and the golden ratio are used in art and design? We previously discussed the Fibonacci sequence.
100 digits of pi – how many can you memorize?
Everyone is jumping on the coding bandwagon. Yes those jobs earn more and everything will need to be programmed. The VCR (now DVR) is not so simple any more. And more and more things are on the Internet (like it or not). Many of the programming concepts are truly based in math, taking a large problem and breaking it down in to smaller and smaller parts. Which is why i think this is funny.
Yes, we will have a debate on if a virus is alive or not alive. Amanda and Mary will discuss the points of each. Come join in on the discussion and decide for yourself.
If you all have not seen it, Hank Green of CrashCourse is going to be interviewed by President Obama on January 22.
What do diakon, sun flowers, pineapples and brussle sprouts all have in common?
They are plants? – YES
They all follow the golden ratio and Fibonacci sequence – YES
Like solving puzzles? Like a fun story? Check out Puzzle Agent! This game is for kids and adults. My first grade daughter can solve some of the problems on her own and others with some help.
P.S. If you love Twin Peaks, then you will really have to play. He talks into a recorder and it is in a creepy town in the woods.
There is a fun interactive programming site for kids. Just take a look it is fun! Even for adults, this is easy to use and teaches the basic building blocks of programming languages.
Hi All! PEMDAS is back! Well, we have been doing class. The write ups have not happened. We have been busy!
August – no class, event at ToyBrary
September – Bridges – write up soon!
October – bones! write up soon!
November – Alka seltzer rockets!
Here is the write up for the rocket class. It was cold and windy!