Remote Access to Nano Characterization Tools

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Today I had the final check for NACK’s Remote Access to Nano Characterization Tools webinar.  This is a free webinar that starts at 1 PM ET.  The NACK Center has several nano-characterization tools that can be controlled remotely by users around the world. By sending us your samples, or using standard NACK samples, you can […]

On a Trial and Error Approach to Education

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This blog is written by Peggie Weeks of the Evalua|t|e Center.  She was a panelist on NetWorks’ webinar, Evaluating Student Impact (click to view the recording) and was a comment about using trial and error for students.  She writes more about this: I made a comment during MATEC’s Evaluating Student Impact webinar about a “trial […]

Bloom Box – Fuel Cell Launch

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Did you see 60 Minutes last Sunday where they interviewed the creater of the Bloom Box?  “Bloom Box?  What is that?” you ask.  It is a fuel cell device to generate electricity and sits in your backyard or basement.  So far, the only real source of this information is CBS’  60 Minutes, reported by Leslie […]

Last Week of 3D Book Tour

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This is the 6th and final week of the Learning in 3D Blog Tour.  You can find the list of sites here.  It has been great following the book around and discovering some great educational blogs.  If you have not been keeping up with the tour, you can go to the above link to get all […]

Assessing Impact

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Assessing impact is very important if you are an instructor or assessing a NSF project.  Last week I was lucky enough to attend a Evaua|t|e workshop on Assessing with Joellen Killion, of the National Staff Development Council, as the presenter.  It was an excellent workshop and I learned a lot.  One of the take aways I […]

Groundhog Day

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We are already one month into 2010 and a groundhog has told us that there will be six more weeks of winter.  I find it amazing that with satallites, and computers, and all of our technology advances, that we still rely on a groundhog, that we have to usually pull from his hibernation, to tell […]

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