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Educator Stephen Ross demonstrates scratch as a programming tool for students to use in an activity.

Layers of Earth - SCRATCH DEMONSTRATION

Educator Stephen Ross demonstrates scratch as a programming tool for students to use in an activity.

Irish-made app has more than 1.3m downloads, in stark contrast to the UK’s efforts. A government minister once compared Ireland’s health care system to Angola – a political minefield of dysfunction, bureaucracy, waste and inefficiency. The nickname stuck.  Yet this morass has just produced a shiny success: a Covid-19 contact-tracing app that is popular and appears to work.  Since launching on 6 July, the Covid Tracker app was downloaded 1.3m times in eight days – the fastest-downloaded… Iphone Operating System, Models Prefer, Political Problems, 6 July, Build An App, The Eighth Day, How Many People, The Republic

Cheap, popular and it works: Ireland's contact-tracing app success

Irish-made app has more than 1.3m downloads, in stark contrast to the UK’s efforts

The Wonder Project – Getting kiwi kids excited about STEM Senior Student, Student Work, Water Rocket, Wonder Weeks, Stem Subjects, Stem Careers, Math Stem, One Small Step, Career Inspiration

The Wonder Project – Getting kiwi kids excited about STEM

Year 5–6Term 2 2021Over 6–8 weeks in Term 2, students work with their teacher and Wonder Project Ambassador to design, build and launch their very own water rocket. The programme has been designed to align with Level 3 of the teaching curriculum. That’s one small step for a student, one giant leap for New Zealand’s STEM industry.We pair schools with STEM professionals where available, to support their teaching and provide resources to successfully run the programme.This year we're excited to…

A student venture developing virtual reality technology to help people with autism has received funding to bring the concept to life over summer. Vr, Virtual Reality, Helping People, Autism, Student, Concept, Technology, Create, Summer

Summer break a chance to help people with autism

A student venture developing virtual reality technology to help people with autism has received funding to bring the concept to life over summer.

Hot water hoggers left high and dry thanks to water cancelling app Save Water, Getting Out, Young People, Teacher Resources, Inventions, Thursday, Competition, Period, Innovation

Hot water hoggers left high and dry thanks to water cancelling app

This teen might have the solution to arguments about who's using all the hot water in your flat.

A team lead by Professor Simon Brown at the University of Canterbury (UC) has developed computer chips with brain-like functionality, that could significantly reduce global carbon emissions from computing. Canterbury, Professor, Computer Chip, Self Organization, Pattern Recognition, Electron Microscope, Technology World, Data Processing, Sous Vide

Brain-like computer chips could address privacy concerns and greenhouse emissions

A team lead by Professor Simon Brown at the University of Canterbury (UC) has developed computer chips with brain-like functionality, that could ...

The traditional way of trapping and counting invasive insects gets old really fast. Biosecurity Research Associate Taylor Welsh has engineered a trapping system that uses the optical beam break technology to accurate identify insects by wing beats. Learn more about this with another new Lincoln-based host Rebecca Bloomer. New Lincoln, Welsh, Getting Old, Counting, Beams, Insects, Technology, Traditional, Plants

Never miss a beat · Plant & Food Research

The traditional way of trapping and counting invasive insects gets old really fast. Biosecurity Research Associate Taylor Welsh has engineered a trapping system that uses the optical beam break techno

Sculpture Greco-Romaine de Jeff Bezos à New York - Jeff Bezos, the Corporate Nation by Sebastian Errazuriz. Steve Jobs, Edward Snowden, Best Marvel Villains, Statues, Donald Trump, Lion Print, Dragon Print, Drawing Skills, American Artists

Why an artist turned tech bosses into mythological figures

Sebastian Errazuriz has funneled his fears over the increase in technological power into a series of audacious 3D printed sculptures

Find-A-Pest prototype one release Scion, How To Take Photos, Something To Do, Insects, Flora, Challenges, Author, App, Technology

Find-A-Pest prototype one release

The app that’s designed to help every day kiwis protect our native flora and fauna has had its first prototype released. Find-A-Pest can be downloaded onto mobile devices and allows the user to take a photo of anything suspicious (weeds, insects, diseases etc), then send it to authorities. Project lead Scion’s Dr Steve Pawson says the alert goes through in real-time, so the right people get a heads-up straight away and can do something about it.

The tiny tags are typically used to find valuables like house keys, but they are far more versatile than that. Tile App, Tiny Tags, Cat Run, Toyota Prius, Simple Bags, Dog Park, Ny Times, Apple Tv, Imagination

The tiny tags are typically used to find valuables like house keys, but they are far more versatile than that.

Yellow eyed penguin monitoring system - BEST AWARDS Weighing penguins might help save their lives - Postgraduate Product Design students Ian McDowall and Francis Bingham worked on producing a weigh station that would be positioned just outside a nest. Yellow Eyes, Product Design, Penguins, Nativity, Nest, Awards, Students, Technology, Life

Yellow eyed penguin monitoring system | Best Awards

Yellow eyed penguin monitoring system - BEST AWARDS Weighing penguins might help save their lives - Postgraduate Product Design students Ian McDowall and Francis Bingham worked on producing a weigh station that would be positioned just outside a nest.

The Kuia and the Spider Activities – New Zealand Picture Book Collection Picture Books, Book Collection, Curriculum, Planting Flowers, Spider, Baskets, Weaving, Technology, Activities

The Kuia and the Spider Activities – New Zealand Picture Book Collection

The Kuia and the Spider - NZ PICTURE BOOKS CURRICULUM LINKS. An old kuia (grandmother) continually fights with a spider living in her house, about whose weaving is the best. The kuia weaves mats for sleeping on, and baskets and kits for collecting kaimoana, kumara and coffee in. The spider weaves to collect food...

The House that Grew Activities – New Zealand Picture Book Collection Outside Playhouse, Playhouse Outdoor, Literacy And Numeracy, Drawing Skills, Enough Is Enough, Play Houses, Warm Weather, Curriculum, Bathing

The House that Grew Activities – New Zealand Picture Book Collection

The House that Grew - NZ PICTURE BOOK CURRICULUM LINKS. Rachel and her family buy some land in the country, but only have enough money left over to build a very small house to live in. In Summer, this is fine as they enjoy eating, bathing, playing and working outside in the warm weather. As the seasons change however, and the cold forces them to move inside, it becomes clear that there is not enough space for everyone to live happily. They come up with a solution: build Rachel a playhouse!