With the help of polymers, researchers from the University of Bayreuth have discovered a way for nanostructures to control heat transfer. Read more by following this link!
Find out more about this unique faux snow on this website!
Check out this awesome website that explains how thermochromic materials work and why they can change color based on their temperature!
Ever wonder why some materials are more static than other? Check out this website that can help you and your students with the concept of static electricity.
Check out this neat video from the University of Michigan showing engineers using casting in a pumpkin.
Make sure to try out this lesson on designing hockey pucks from the American Ceramic Society!
Check out this awesome resource from the STEAM Factory called the STEMcoding project (u.osu.edu/stemcoding)! The project works to create science-focused coding activities that would not completely overwhelm a high school classroom. Currently there are over 15 different exercises that involve coding up interesting visualizations and interactive games for high school physics (think: asteroids and angry birds). There are good ideas to develop exercises for chemistry, biology and math contact us if interested.
Recently, we recorded some coding tutorial videos on “the physics of video games” and put together a submission to hourofcode.com. Here is the link: go.osu.edu/hourofcode
Also, see the flyer here:STEMcoding_hour_of_code_flyer_nobanner-zyxc95