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An Experiment in Distance Education

The COVID-19 changed education forever

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/04/coronavirus-education-global-covid19-online-digital-learning/

Distance learning in the time of COVID-19

https://hmcarchitects.com/news/distance-learning-in-the-time-of-covid-19/

Promising Practices of Distance Learning

https://edtrust.org/the-equity-line/promising-practices-of-distance-learning-during-covid-19/

Keeping the World’s Children Learning through COVID-19

https://www.unicef.org/coronavirus/keeping-worlds-children-learning-through-covid-19

How to help kids with distance learning

target=”_blank”>https://healthier.stanfordchildrens.org/en/learning-in-the-age-of-covid-19-how-to-help-kids-with-distance-learning/

Tips to overcome distance learning challenges

https://www.kajeet.net/extracurricular/tips-to-overcome-challenges-to-distance-learning-during-covid19

Free distance education tools

https://www.adoptaclassroom.org/2020/04/12/6-free-distance-education-tools-during-covid-19/

What was the First Computer Virus?

First Computer Virus

https://history-computer.com/Internet/Maturing/Thomas.html

ARPANET

https://www.britannica.com/topic/ARPANET

History of Computer Viruses

https://content.sentrian.com.au/blog/a-short-history-of-computer-viruses

Creeper and Reaper

https://pandorafms.com/blog/creeper-and-reaper/

First Viruses

https://infocarnivore.com/the-very-first-viruses-creeper-wabbit-and-brain/

Brain Computer virus

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brain_(computer_virus)

Most Destructive Computer Viruses

https://cscitconf.com/most-destructive-computer-viruses-of-all-time/

Fork Bomb

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

Computer Virus Looney Tunes video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKMWOz6oaos

Reaper

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKMWOz6oaos

History of the antivirus

https://www.hotspotshield.com/blog/history-of-the-antivirus/

Internet History Timeline

https://www.livescience.com/20727-internet-history.html

How ARAPNET works

https://computer.howstuffworks.com/arpanet.htm

Internet history

https://kids.kiddle.co/Internet

The Internet

https://kids.britannica.com/kids/article/Internet/353293

Elk Cloner

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

IoT in the Driver’s Seat

Mayo Clinic driverless cars

https://iottechnews.com/news/2020/apr/07/mayo-clinic-driverless-vehicles-deliver-covid19-tests/

Driverless cars transport COVID-19 Tests

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xN-8scaNxqw

COVID-19 and Mining

https://www.mining-technology.com/features/could-covid-19-spark-an-autonomous-revolution-in-mining/

Coronavirus and autonomous vehicles

https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/05/18/1001760/how-coronavirus-is-accelerating-autonomous-vehicles/

Coronavirus Self-driving deliveries

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-self-driving-deliv/self-driving-vehicles-get-in-on-the-delivery-scene-amid-covid-19-idUSKBN22B2LZ

Self-driving cars help during lockdown

https://www.motorauthority.com/news/1127745_self-driving-cars-proving-helpful-during-coronavirus-lockdowns

Autonomous transportation

https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=134be295-0734-4113-87d5-164fd7e30493

Self-driving car

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-driving_car

IoT and COVID-19

https://www.iotforall.com/the-growing-role-of-iot-in-covid-19-response/

How IoT can help fight COVID-19

https://www.geospatialworld.net/blogs/how-iot-can-help-fight-covid-19-battle/

Emerging Technologies for Social Distancing

https://www.zebra.com/us/en/blog/posts/2020/these-emerging-technologies-can-help-workers-and-customers-practice-social-distancing.html

Why is Google Called Google?

Origin of the name Google

https://graphics.stanford.edu/~dk/google_name_origin.html

Google’s original name

https://www.businessinsider.com/the-true-story-behind-googles-first-name-backrub-2015-10

What is Googol?

https://blog.prepscholar.com/googol-googolplex

Where did the Google name come from?

https://allthatsinteresting.com/google-name

No googling unless you mean it

https://www.nbcnews.com/technolog/no-googling-says-google-unless-you-really-mean-it-1C9078566

Google trademark permissions

https://www.google.com/permissions/trademark/rules/

19 crazy facts about Google

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/246477

Google facts for kids

https://kids.kiddle.co/Google

What is Google

http://kinooze.com/what-is-google/

10 interesting facts about Google

https://www.androidauthority.com/google-10-interesting-facts-704462/

Scratch Shape Generator

How to make shapes in Scratch

https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/24226/

Coding shapes in Scratch

http://researchideas.ca/mc/article-1-title-recent-issue/try-this-fun-activity-1/

2D shapes in Scratch

https://www.edutopia.org/blog/scratch-programming-drawing-2d-shapes-dylan-ryder

Making Mathematical Art

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/making-mathematical-art/

List of mathematical shapes

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

3D Printing PPEs for Essential Employees

3D printed face shields

https://www.prusa3d.com/covid19/

3D printing for COVID masks

https://3dprint.nih.gov/collections/covid-19-response

3D printing for PPE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CHDMdyN5Jjs

Facts about printing 3D medical devices

https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/3d-printing-medical-devices/faqs-3d-printing-medical-devices-accessories-components-and-parts-during-covid-19-pandemic

Makers create 3D masks: video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5rNrqENoco

3D Printed masks

https://web.musc.edu/about/news-center/2020/03/26/3d-printed-masks-developed-at-medical-university-of-south-carolina

First FDA-approved mask

https://governmentciomedia.com/fda-approves-first-3d-printed-mask-covid-19-support

3D masks and safety

https://www.ktlo.com/2020/04/27/safety-paramount-when-making-3d-printed-masks/

Why DIY 3D masks are risky

https://slate.com/technology/2020/04/diy-3d-printed-face-masks-shields-coronavirus.html

3D printing materials

https://3dinsider.com/3d-printing-materials/

Erlang

What is Erlang

http://erlang.org/faq/introduction.html

Erlang Programming Language

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erlang_(programming_language)

Companies using Erlang

https://www.erlang-solutions.com/blog/which-companies-are-using-erlang-and-why-mytopdogstatus.html

WhatsApp

https://www.wired.com/2015/09/whatsapp-serves-900-million-users-50-engineers/

Why Erlang is important to telecom

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4elY_RuyBhQ

Erlang celebrates 20 years as open source

https://www.ericsson.com/en/news/2018/5/erlang-celebrates-20-years-as-open-source

Inside Erlang

https://www.fastcompany.com/3026758/inside-erlang-the-rare-programming-language-behind-whatsapps-success

Erlang for kids

http://encyclopedia.kids.net.au/page/er/Erlang_programming_language

Joe Armstrong

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Armstrong_(programmer)

Why Erlang?

https://thenewstack.io/why-erlang-joe-armstrongs-legacy-of-fault-tolerant-computing/

Erlang and music

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

Love: a 2D Game Framework

Löve definition

https://love2d.org/wiki/Main_Page

Löve Beginner’s Guide

http://blogs.love2d.org/content/beginners-guide-shaders

How to Löve

https://sheepolution.com/learn/book/contents

Löve game engine

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%B6ve_(game_engine)

Getting started with Löve

https://ebens.me/post/a-guide-to-getting-started-with-love2d

Getting started with Lua

https://www.lua.org/start.html

Lua programming language

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lua_(programming_language)

Roblox Coding with Lua

https://codakid.com/hour-of-code/

Top 7 Kids’ Coding languages

https://codakid.com/top-7-kids-coding-languages-of-2018/

Roblox skills

https://thecodewiz.com/how-roblox-coding-teaches-kids-skills-that-grooms-them-for-the-future/

What is Lua

https://kids.kiddle.co/Lua

Löve review

https://www.slant.co/options/1055/~l%C3%B6ve-review

Minecraft EDU

Minecraft EE: Getting Started

https://education.minecraft.net/get-started

MakeCode for Minecraft Documentation

https://minecraft.makecode.com/docs\

MakeCode Python for Minecraft: Education Edition

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLMMBk9hE-Ser4QDPyX7kmA3bdghBwRSWd

A Look at Minecraft EE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cv6f-2Wlsxg

Minecraft Education Edition

https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Education_Edition

Minecraft EE Review for Teachers

https://www.commonsense.org/education/game/minecraft-education-edition

Minecraft EE for Classroom

https://www.amazon.com/Minecraft-Your-Classroom-Mesha-Daniel-ebook/dp/B07P6SHG7K

Lessons and Worlds for Minecraft EE

https://theother-it.com/find-lessons-and-worlds-for-minecraft-education-edition

School District rolls out Minecraft EE

https://www.edsurge.com/news/2019-02-11-this-district-rolled-out-minecraft-and-teacher-collaboration-skyrocketed

Minecraft EE: Game Changer

https://www.timeforkids.com/g56/minecraft/

Parker Solar Probe

How to yell across the solar system

https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/x-ponder/en/

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Sheds New Light on the Sun

https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2019/nasas-parker-solar-probe-sheds-new-light-on-the-sun/

Revealing the Physics of the Sun with Parker Solar Probe

https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2019/revealing-the-physics-of-the-sun-with-parker-solar-probe

Geminid Meteor Shower’s Parent Debris Trail Spotted for 1st Time (Photo)

https://www.space.com/parker-solar-probe-geminid-meteor-shower-stream.html

Parker Solar Probe

https://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/parker-solar-probe

The mission

http://parkersolarprobe.jhuapl.edu/The-Mission/index.php

Mission overview (video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_z19KPvV1w

What the Parker Solar Probe Won’t Melt

https://astromart.com/news/show/traveling-to-the-sun-why-the-parker-solar-probe-wont-melt?gclid=CjwKCAjwltH3BRB6EiwAhj0IUC76Sw8JjiVvuujDn4lTdX1sz8nlk3ChF19KqCcrX9O69CZJj7OsNxoC974QAvD_BwE

5 Discoveries from Parker Solar Probe

ttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ReQAUocScw0

Sounds from the sun

https://www.discovermagazine.com/the-sciences/listen-to-the-suns-corona-with-new-data-from-nasas-parker-solar-probe

Solar probe video

https://www.exploratorium.edu/video/catching-parker-solar-probe

Golden Sections

Golden Ratio Definition

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

What is the Golden Ratio

https://www.mathsisfun.com/numbers/golden-ratio.html

Golden Ratio in Design

https://blog.prototypr.io/golden-ratio-what-it-is-and-why-should-you-use-it-in-design-7c3f43bcf98

Nature and the Golden Ratio

https://www.mathsisfun.com/numbers/nature-golden-ratio-fibonacci.html

Who discovered the Golden ratio?

http://www.geom.uiuc.edu/~demo5337/s97b/art.htm

DIY NFC Tags

What are NFC Tags

https://electronics.howstuffworks.com/nfc-tag.htm

What is NFC

https://www.howtogeek.com/137979/htg-explains-what-is-nfc-and-what-can-i-use-it-for/

Creative uses for NFC tags

https://trendblog.net/creative-and-useful-ways-to-use-nfc-tags-with-your-smartphone/

Let’s talk about NFC tags

https://www.cgatechnology.com/lets-talk-about-nfc-tags/

What is NFC?

https://www.bluebite.com/nfc

NFC Tag Game

https://www.amazon.com/NFC-Game-Cards-Animal-Crossing/dp/B087CNPB8D/ref=pd_lpo_147_t_0/132-7700491-6647828?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B087CNPB8D&pd_rd_r=a6d5872c-9067-4d80-9cf9-75d6b137c107&pd_rd_w=RA578&pd_rd_wg=mEZ97&pf_rd_p=7b36d496-f366-4631-94d3-61b87b52511b&pf_rd_r=59X0A5K95XM78G5QE76F&psc=1&refRID=59X0A5K95XM78G5QE76F

NFC Tags with books

https://www.smartrac-group.com/how-nfc-keeps-children-engaged-with-books.html

Uses for NFC tags

https://tunesgo.wondershare.com/android/nfc-tags.html?gclid=CjwKCAjwltH3BRB6EiwAhj0IUJtvpW37SZXI86IPkIZCiFU9A-k3x43fWsTCUosxy8qlHPI6ux4xohoCu24QAvD_BwE

NFC tag video

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

Round Robin Algorithm

Round Robin Scheduling

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Round-robin_scheduling

Facts about Round Robin

https://plan2play.com/blog/uncategorized/what-you-never-knew-about-round-robin/

Coding for solving real life problems

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wM7v3HN14pY

Women’s Hackathon

https://news.csusm.edu/hackathon/

Coding and problem solving

https://medium.com/better-programming/how-coding-changed-the-way-i-look-at-problems-4e8d42676e2c

Kids Get Coding

https://www.amazon.com/Coding-Real-World-Kids-Get/dp/1512455865#reader_B073ZMSWZB

Why kids should learn to code

https://codewizardshq.com/kids-learn-to-code/

The code advantage

https://thecodewiz.com/teaching-kids-coding-the-code-advantage/

Coders solve real world problems

https://www.oakridge.in/achievers/young-coders-come-together-to-solve-real-world-problems/

Computer Science for God

https://code.org/csforgood

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