April 2022 Learn More Links

NFTs

What is a non-fungible token?

https://www.coinbase.com/learn/crypto-basics/plp-what-is-nft?utm_source=google_search_nb&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=14578273644&utm_content=125317688045&utm_term=nft%20information&utm_creative=580535268237&utm_device=c&utm_placement=&utm_network=g&utm_location=9007244&gclid=Cj0KCQiAjJOQBhCkARIsAEKMtO2DQPKWIHN7r5h8PEkLE5pJuPUJiAgA6ti6MjCkKl7GZCpmTa2FLA4aApaCEALw_wcB

The 10 Best Examples of NFTs

https://bernardmarr.com/the-10-best-examples-of-nfts/

What are NFTs and how do they work?

https://www.pnc.com/insights/personal-finance/save/what-are-nfts.html

NFTs explained for Kids

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9r1-EtKF6Y

NFT video for kids

https://www.easypeasyfinance.com/nfts-non-fungible-tokens-for-kids/

NFTs explained by a kid

https://www.vice.com/en/article/m7ve3y/nfts-finally-explained-by-a-kid-no-less

Pros and cons of NFTs

https://www.annuity.org/2022/01/14/from-the-experts-8-pros-and-cons-of-nfts/

The Dark side of NFTs

https://www.thebigidea.nz/stories/the-dark-side-of-nfts

How much energy does Bitcoin use?

https://www.coindesk.com/business/2021/08/18/how-much-energy-does-bitcoin-use/

NFTs effect on Earth’s climate

https://www.wired.com/story/nfts-hot-effect-earth-climate/

NFT Environment Impact

https://time.com/6120237/nfts-environmental-impact/

How Browsers Find Websites

DNS History

https://www.cloudns.net/blog/dns-history-creation-first/

Domain name system

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domain_Name_System

Domain Name System History

https://www.livinginternet.com/i/iw_dns_history.htm

Paul Mockapetris

https://internethalloffame.org/inductees/paul-mockapetris

DNS Facts for Kids

https://wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/Domain_Name_System

DNS Explained

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72snZctFFtA

What is an ISP?

https://whatismyipaddress.com/isp

World’s first ISP

https://nicelydonesites.com/worlds-first-isp/

10 Early USPs

https://www.isp.com/blog/10-early-isps-and-what-has-become-of-them/

ISP Facts for Kids

https://kids.kiddle.co/Internet_service_provider

How the Internet works

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXsomnDkntI&t=222s

What is a domain name?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4cRx19nhJk

How to block inappropriate Domain Name content (for parents)

https://www.techdetoxbox.com/how-to-block-inappropriate-content-on-your-family-network-for-free/

How to pique students’ interest in learning

https://bestadvicezone.com/strategies-that-will-help-pique-students-interest-in-learning/”

How technology can motivate students

https://www.critical-links.com/2020/08/29/how-can-technology-can-motivate-students/

Servers

Servers explained

https://www.paessler.com/it-explained/server

What is a server?

https://www.serverwatch.com/guides/what-is-a-server/

Types of web server

https://www.hostitsmart.com/blog/types-of-web-server/

Server facts for kids

https://kids.kiddle.co/Server

What is a web server?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yt1nesKi5Ec

Apache HTTP Server

https://academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Apache_HTTP_server

Setting up a business server

https://blog.avast.com/setup-server-business-avast

How to setup a Minecraft server

https://help.minecraft.net/hc/en-us/articles/360058525452-How-to-Setup-a-Minecraft-Java-Edition-Server

Five reasons to make your own server

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/5-reasons-server/

Set up your own web server

https://www.instructables.com/Set-up-your-very-own-Web-server/

How to make a Minecraft server

https://codakid.com/how-to-make-a-minecraft-server/

Creating a Minecraft server

https://www.idtech.com/blog/creating-minecraft-server

Home servers

https://lazyadmin.nl/home-network/home-server/

Parachutes

Make your own parachute

https://www.scienceworld.ca/resource/make-your-own-parachute/

Stem activities – parachutes

https://www.sciencebuddies.org/stem-activities/parachutes

Different parachute types

https://awe365.com/a-summary-of-different-parachute-types/

Parachute design

https://www.msichicago.org/science-at-home/hands-on-science/parachute-design/

Parachutes

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parachute

Five parachute facts

https://skydivecalifornia.com/blog/5-parachute-facts-types-parachutes/

How parachutes work

https://wisconsinskydivingcenter.com/blog/how-parachutes-work/

How parachutes work

https://www.explainthatstuff.com/how-parachutes-work.html

Playtime with Parachutes: How they work

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ab_g5sLoXoY

Materials used to make parachutes

https://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=10429

How to make a parachute at home

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uA_qzmaDF_8

The First Parachutist

https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-first-parachutist

History of the parachute

https://www.divescotty.com/underwater-blog/parachute.php

Experimental coding

Experimental Coding

https://openprocessing.org/curation/74/

Cryptography and Curiosity

The case for curiosity

https://hechingerreport.org/piqued-the-case-for-curiosity/

Innovative programs pique student interest

https://www.vancopayments.com/education/blog/innovative-programs-pique-students-interests

Using technology to motivate students

https://www.critical-links.com/2020/08/29/how-can-technology-can-motivate-students/

Strategies to pique students’ interest in learning

https://bestadvicezone.com/strategies-that-will-help-pique-students-interest-in-learning/”

How to cultivate curiosity in the classroom

https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/how_to_cultivate_curiosity_in_your_classroom

Engaging students by cultivating curiosity

https://avidopenaccess.org/resource/engage-students-by-cultivating-their-curiosity/

How Clap Lights Work

Arduino project for making a light-activated switch

https://create.arduino.cc/projecthub/GadhaGod/clap-controlled-lights-that-you-can-actually-use-96a85c

Clap switching specifications

https://www.ijser.org/paper/Clap-Switching.html

How to make a clapping switch circuit

https://www.instructables.com/How-to-Make-Clapping-Switch-Circuit/

Clap-activated switch basics

https://diyodemag.com/projects/kids_basics_clap_activated_switch

What is a clap switch circuit?

https://www.elprocus.com/what-is-a-clap-switch-circuit-diagram-its-working/

Simple clap switch circuit project

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tk64KyIEbfQ

Clap switches

https://www.watelectronics.com/clap-switch/

Clap switch

https://www.subr.edu/assets/subr/ElectricalEngineering/TargetedInfusion/Files/ELEN-303-Clap-Switch-.pdf

Clap Switch

https://www.wellpcb.com/clap-switch.html

Music activated lights video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INC-DE9vjCk

Minecraft Mods: The Aether

The Aether modpage

https://www.curseforge.com/minecraft/mc-mods/aether

The Aether 2 modpage

https://www.curseforge.com/minecraft/mc-mods/aether-ii

The Aether

https://minecraft.fandom.com/el/wiki/Mods/The_Aether”

Aether now with Minecraft

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9E5EmmoXsdE

Minecraft Heaven

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d90rDyWYGmk

How to get Minecraft Aether dimension

https://www.dualshockers.com/how-to-get-the-minecraft-aether-dimension-update-2022/

How to make an Aether portal in Minecraft

https://www.wikihow.com/Make-an-Aether-Portal-in-Minecraft

Getting started with Aether

https://aether.fandom.com/wiki/Guides/Getting_Started

Spam

Monty Python Spam video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLih-WQwBSc

Origins of Spam in MUDs

https://www.templetons.com/brad/spamterm.html

How spam came to mean junk message

https://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2010/09/how-the-word-spam-came-to-mean-junk-message/

Spamming

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spamming

What does spam stand for?

https://www.mailguard.com.au/blog/what-does-spam-stand-for/

History of Spam

https://www.internetsociety.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/History20of20Spam.pdf

Why junk email is spam

ttps://www.digitaltrends.com/web/why-junk-email-is-spam/

Spam

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spam_(food)

A brief history of spam

https://www.eater.com/2014/7/9/6191681/a-brief-history-of-spam-an-american-meat-icon

TinkerCAD Code Blocks

Quick start guide

https://blog.tinkercad.com/2019/03/27/codeblocks-update-and-quick-start-guide”

Learn to Design with Tinkercad

https://www.instructables.com/Learn-to-Design-With-Code-Using-Tinkercad-Codebloc/

Codeblocks designs for 3D printing and laser cutting

https://www.robmorrill.com/codeblocks

Farming from space

Satellite imagery in agriculture

https://farmtogether.com/learn/blog/the-power-of-satellite-imagery-in-agriculture

Satellite Data Solution for African Farmers

https://africanews.space/satellite-data-a-solution-for-african-farmers/

What is precision agriculture?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhAfZhFxHTs&ab_channel=GeospatialWorld

Farms being run from space

https://www.bbc.com/future/bespoke/follow-the-food/the-farms-being-run-from-space/

Farming tech with roots in space

https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/spacetech/spinoff/feature/NASA_is_Everywhere

Satellites used to enhance agriculture

https://gca.org/this-is-how-farmers-are-using-satellites-to-enhance-adaptation-2/

How can satellites help with farming

https://scijinks.gov/crop-health/

Satellites making agriculture more efficient

https://medium.com/remote-sensing-in-agriculture/how-satellites-are-making-agriculture-more-efficient-4b8dc6d443bf

What is Carbon Capture?

Climate change

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJoAcD0oUww&ab_channel=SmileandLearn-English

Carbon Capture Explained

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxjNhLZCae0&ab_channel=Freethink

How does carbon capture work?

https://www.nationalgrid.com/stories/energy-explained/what-is-ccs-how-does-it-work

Carbon Capture

https://science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/green-science/carbon-capture.htm

Can Carbon Capture Work?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKtXojkwlK8&ab_channel=HotMess

Carbon Capture Utilization & Storage

https://www.energy.gov/carbon-capture-utilization-storage

Carbon capture and storage

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_capture_and_storage

Bill Gates backed carbon capture plants

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHX9pmQ6m_s

carbon capture technology explained

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxjNhLZCae0

New way to remove carbon dioxide from air

https://news.mit.edu/2019/mit-engineers-develop-new-way-remove-carbon-dioxide-air-1025

US plans to pull carbon out of air

https://www.theverge.com/2021/11/5/22765403/us-doe-carbon-dioxide-removal-climate-change-tech-direct-air-capture

Machines scrub greenhouse gases from air

https://theconversation.com/these-machines-scrub-greenhouse-gases-from-the-air-an-inventor-of-direct-air-capture-technology-shows-how-it-works-172306

Meet the Greenhouse Gases

https://climatekids.nasa.gov/greenhouse-cards/

Climate change video (for kids)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JgvDuLcL4yQ

Climate basics for kids

https://www.c2es.org/content/climate-basics-for-kids/

carbon sequestration facts for kids

https://kids.kiddle.co/Carbon_sequestration

carbon capture explained

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kigGiWQw8E8

What can we do to help?

https://climatekids.nasa.gov/how-to-help/

Carbon dioxide sink

http://academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Carbon_dioxide_sink

Carbon dioxide can be stored underground

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/07/160728100935.htm

Responsive Web Design

What is Responsive Web Design?

https://www.w3schools.com/css/css_rwd_intro.asp

Responsive web design definition

https://www.nngroup.com/articles/responsive-web-design-definition/

Guidelines for responsive web design

https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2011/01/guidelines-for-responsive-web-design

Responsive web design

https://kinsta.com/blog/responsive-web-design/

10 basics of responsive web design

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zF6VSky4SIc

Web design course for kids

https://www.coderkids.com/blog/what-is-a-web-design-course-for-kids

Website builder for kids

https://www.websiteplanet.com/blog/best-website-builders-kids/

Trinket- Python

https://trinket.io/python

Put interactive python anywhere on the web

https://trinket.io/python/657bfe8fc6

Trinket Project Page

https://trinket.io/html/a1c59bafad

Trinket

https://trinket.io/

Write your first program in Trinket

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgNg4iFbfdE

Teaching Python with Trinket

https://www.technokids.com/blog/apps/teaching-python-on-chromebooks-is-easy-with-trinket/

Getting Started with Trinket

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ItOgnMRoo8

Product Reviews for Trinket

https://www.edsurge.com/product-reviews/trinket-product

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