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August 2021 Learn More Links

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The Learnmore links from the August 2021 stories, all in one place.

Unbreakable Code

One time pad

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/One-time_pad

One time pad overview

https://www.educba.com/one-time-pad/

The unbreakable code

https://www.cryptomuseum.com/crypto/otp/index.htm

About the One Time pad

https://academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/One-time_pad

What is a one time pad

https://wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/One-time_pad

What is ROT13

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ROT13

ROT13 coder and decoder

https://rotencoder.com/

ROT13 facts

https://wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/ROT13

Secret codes for kids

https://www.giftofcuriosity.com/secret-codes-for-kids/

Random numbers

http://www.randomnumbers.info/content/Random.htm

Cryptology for kids

https://www.cerias.purdue.edu/education/k12/teaching_resources/lessons_presentations/cryptology.html

How random number generation works

https://www.commonlounge.com/discussion/481152258acb4003a5903d2fc1bc425f

Create a Simple Electronic Perfboard

How to make a simple circuit

https://www.weirdunsocializedhomeschoolers.com/how-to-make-a-simple-circuit/

Simple circuit using battery

https://sciencing.com/make-simple-circuit-kids-using-battery-wire-12044826.html

Making a simple circuit (video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDUAvaXsK1g

Simple electronic projects

https://stemeducationguide.com/simple-electronics-projects/

Foil circuits

https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1-d&sxsrf=ALeKk01hxseUF6TeQ1wE09mb1kdOBH647w:1626703407199&q=How+to+make+a+simple+circuit+with+aluminum+foil&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjkgfa1pu_xAhUaFVkFHS6aC50Q1QIwHnoECCEQAQ&biw=1201&bih=619#kpvalbx=_Dof1YP-VCZes5NoP7r6PkAQ59

How to make a circuit (video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=js7Q-r7G9ug

The power of circuits

ttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOFp8bHTN30

Quantum Gates

Quantum logic gate

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

Demystifying quantum gates

https://towardsdatascience.com/demystifying-quantum-gates-one-qubit-at-a-time-54404ed80640

Pythagorean Theorem

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

Pythagoras

https://www.mathsisfun.com/pythagoras.html

Introduction to logic gates

https://www.electronicshub.org/introduction-to-logic-gates/

Logic gates

https://mommycomputersciencecamp.com/logic-gates-b751f134053d

Logic gate facts for kids

https://wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/Logic_gate

Probability

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

Probability line

https://www.mathsisfun.com/probability_line.html

Probability lesson for kids

https://study.com/academy/lesson/probability-lesson-for-kids-examples-definition.html

Lessons plans – probability

https://www.mensaforkids.org/teach/lesson-plans/probably-probability/

Simple logic gates

https://www.instructables.com/Simple-Logic-Gates-and-Circuits/#:~:text=Simple%20Logic%20Gates%20and%20Circuits%201%20AND%20Gates.,many%20different%20ways.%20…%205%20Final%20Example.%20

Logic gates

https://www.javatpoint.com/logic-gates

Create Music with Estuary

Old software

https://www.webdesignmuseum.org/old-software/web-browsers

Tidal

https://toplap.org/tidal/

David Ogborn

https://experts.mcmaster.ca/display/ogbornd

Old School Browsers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_v2_vTogS8

Piskel Lava GIF in Scratch

Piskel

https://www.piskelapp.com/

Creating animations video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMkvVmAQBd0

Piskal art animation

https://www.instructables.com/Teach-Kids-Pixel-Art-Animation-for-Games/

Create your own sprite

https://www.remc.org/mitechkids/5th-grade/create-your-own-sprite/

Techie ways to make pixel art

https://www.techagekids.com/2016/12/6-techie-ways-to-make-pixel-art.html

Animate with Piskel

https://www.bgcwestfield.org/let-s-animate-with-piskel

IoT and Covid Vaccine Rollout

The logistics

https://www.bnamericas.com/en/features/iot-cloud-and-cold-the-tech-behind-vaccine-logistics

Colder Than Antarctica?

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/11/17/935563377/why-does-pfizers-covid-19-vaccine-need-to-be-kept-colder-than-antarctica?t=1620663236412

Role of IoT for COVID-19

https://www.iotforall.com/the-role-of-iot-for-the-covid-19-vaccine

IoT helps support vaccine distribution

https://www.ivanti.com/blog/how-iot-helps-support-cold-chain-vaccine-distribution

IoT driving force in vaccine distribution

“https://supplychaindigital.com/logistics/iot-driving-force-cold-chain-vaccine-distribution

Smart environments post-covid

https://www.iotworldtoday.com/2021/04/14/how-smart-environments-will-take-shape-post-covid-19/

IoT sensors monitor vaccines

https://www.machinedesign.com/automation-iiot/article/21161911/sensorbased-iot-platforms-monitor-vaccines-at-the-frontline

Sub-zero temperature sensor for vaccines

https://www.pharmaceuticalcommerce.com/view/swift-sensors-launches-sub-zero-temperature-sensor-for-covid-vaccines

Critical role of AI and IoT in vaccine development

https://governmenttechnologyinsider.com/the-critical-role-ai-and-iot-have-played-in-covid-vaccine-development-and-equitable-distribution/

IoT key to vaccine delivery

https://auto.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/industry/opinion-iot-key-to-indias-plans-for-secure-efficient-covid-19-vaccine-delivery/82455064

There’s a RAM in my PC

What is RAM and What Does It Do?

https://uk.crucial.com/articles/about-memory/support-what-does-computer-memory-do

What Goes on Behind the Loading Screen

https://www.pcgamer.com/uk/what-goes-on-behind-the-loading-screen/

What is RAM

https://www.pcmag.com/encyclopedia/term/ram

RAM vs. storage

https://www.backblaze.com/blog/whats-diff-ram-vs-storage/

Difference between RAM and ROM

https://www.crucial.com/articles/about-memory/what-is-the-difference-between-ram-and-rom

RAM for gamers

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ram-for-gamers-what-do-the-specs-mean-and-how-do-they-alter-performance/

Random Access Memory

https://wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/Random-access_memory

Computer memory types

https://www.atpinc.com/blog/computer-memory-types-dram-ram-module

3D Rendered Future Worlds

The first animation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5seU-5U0ms

The Datapoint 220

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Datapoint_2200

Edwin Catmull

https://www.computer.org/profiles/edwin-catmull

History of animation

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

Quick animation history

https://www.nyfa.edu/student-resources/quick-history-animation/

Evolution of animation

https://www.fudgeanimation.com/2018/11/the-evolution-of-animation-a-timeline/

John Whitney

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Whitney_(animator)

The Game of Design

Play essential to design process

https://designthinkingformuseums.net/2016/10/31/why-play-is-essential-to-the-design-thinking-process

Serious play

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

Play and problem solving

https://bostonchildrensmuseum.blog/2013/11/21/1639/

Play essential to creativity and innovation

https://www.thelearningcounsel.com/article/play-essential-creativity-innovation-and-problem-solving-kids-all-ages

Importance of play

https://proportiondesign.com/the-importance-of-play/

CodeGuppy Project

CodeGuppy Website

https://codeguppy.com

CodeGuppy Code Editor Workspace

https://codeguppy.com/code.html

Color Names

https://www.w3schools.com/colors/colors_names.asp

RGB Triplet Colors

https://www.rapidtables.com/web/color/RGB_Color.html

JavaScript Language Specification

https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/JavaScript/Language_Resources

Hexadecimal Color Names

https://www.mathsisfun.com/numbers/hexadecimal-color-names.html

What are Hexadecimal Colors?

https://www.mathsisfun.com/hexadecimal-decimal-colors.html

Hexadecimal Color Picker

https://www.w3schools.com/colors/colors_picker.asp

CodeGuppy Draw with Code Projects

https://codeguppy.com/site/download/draw_with_code.pdf

Digital Citizenship

9 elements of Digital Citizenship

https://www.waterford.org/education/digital-citizenship-activities-and-tips/#:~:text=The%20International%20Society%20for%20Technology%20in%20Education%20%28ISTE%29,8%20Digital%20health%20and%20wellness%209%20Digital%20security

What is digital citizenship and why is it important

https://highstermobile.com/blog/what-is-digital-citizenship-and-why-is-it-important/#:~:text=Digital%20citizenship%20is%20when%20a%20person%20responsibly%20uses,other%20people%2C%20educate%20themselves%2C%20and%20create%20lasting%20relationships

Digital citizenship skills

https://www.stopbullying.gov/resources/research-resources/digital-citizenship-skills

Digital citizen lessons for kids

https://study.com/academy/lesson/digital-citizenship-lesson-for-kids.html

Digital citizenship for kids

https://famisafe.wondershare.com/app-review/digital-citizenship-for-kids.html

Digital citizenship

https://www.kidsacademy.mobi/storytime/digital-citizenship-for-kids/

Safety, privacy and digital citizenship

https://dcrp.berkman.harvard.edu/tool/safety-privacy-and-digital-citizenship-introductory-materials

Preparing kids

https://www.kidpower.org/library/article/digital-citizenship/

Digital citizenship guide for parents

https://infotracer.com/resources/digital-citizenship-guide-for-parents/

Code Golf

Code practice

http://codingbat.com/

What is code golf

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Code_golf

ANARCHY GOLF: ALL PROBLEMS

http://golf.shinh.org/all.rb

STACKEXCHANGE CODE GOLF

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/code-golf

Coding challenges

http://codegolf.stackexchange.com/

WHAT CODE GOLF TAUGHT ME ABOUT PYTHON

http://lbrandy.com/blog/2008/09/what-code-golftaught-me-about-python/

Noah Text, Food, Good, and Dyslexia

Noah text app

https://app.noahtext.com

Noah text website

www.noahtext.com

The Literacy Crisis

https://nebula.wsimg.com/a82698ee84e4f107b66dd6b43fd63a4b?AccessKeyId=C68E57472E3518114495&disposition=0&alloworigin=1

Dyslexia-friendly books

https://www.thecowboychannel.com/story/43278718/green-kids-club-to-release-dyslexia-friendly-books-with-noah-text

Intelligent tutoring

https://www.newcenturyeducation.org/intelligent-tutoring-system-noah-text/

Noah text video

https://www.lumpybones.com/noah-text

Teaching kids to read at home

https://readingeggs.com/articles/2018/09/16/teach-kids-to-read-at-home/

Teaching kids with dyslexia to read

https://childmind.org/article/how-to-teach-kids-with-dyslexia-to-read/

Why do we have a literacy crisis?

https://medium.com/age-of-awareness/americas-literacy-crisis-why-we-have-one-and-what-we-should-do-about-it-cb3eac40c087

What children say about reading

https://savethechildren.typepad.com/blog/2013/02/kids-really-do-say-the-darndest-things-about-reading.html

Is English hard to learn?

https://thelanguagedoctors.org/is-english-hard-to-learn/

Get Started with Roblox

Roblox

https://roblox.com

Roblox FAQ

https://corp.roblox.com/faq/

Roblox in Education

https://corp.roblox.com/education/

Roblox activities

https://developer.roblox.com/en-us/

Roblox Parents Page

https://corp.roblox.com/parents/

Teaching Remotely with Roblox

https://blog.roblox.com/2020/03/teaching-remotely-roblox/

The Best Roblox Games

https://www.pcgamesn.com/best-roblox-games

Roblox vs Minecraft: Which is Better?

https://www.sportskeeda.com/minecraft/roblox-vs-minecraft-which-better-2021

Is Roblox Safe for Kids?

https://www.parents.com/kids/safety/internet/is-roblox-safe-for-kids/

What Parents Need to Know About Roblox

https://www.fosi.org/good-digital-parenting/what-parents-need-know-about-roblox

Unpacking Roblox and Its Popularity

https://www.wired.com/story/unpacking-roblox-and-its-popularity/

Old Retro Web Browsers

History of the web browser

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

Browser history

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/browsers/browser-history/

The first web browser

https://starry.com/blog/inside-the-internet/what-was-the-first-web-browser

Tim Berners-Lee

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tim_Berners-Lee

About Sir Tim Berners-Lee

https://webfoundation.org/about/sir-tim-berners-lee/

The man who invented tabs

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/josephbernstein/meet-the-man-who-invented-tabs

Line ModeBrowser

https://line-mode.cern.ch

Lynx Browser

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lynx_(web_browser)

Also In The August 2021 Issue

Whenever you're online there are always some basic rules you should be aware.

English is a difficult quirky language to learn. Noah Text patterns help people learn English more easily.

Sadly your computer doesn't have a tiny sheep in it, but what it does have is pretty neat!

Learn how to make music and videos with your friends using Estuary!

Keep developing your soldering skills with this fun activity!

Learn about the history of the world wide web and how browsers have evolved over time.

Problems software programmers can do to practice their skills, from beginner to advanced.

Learn about the first time CGI was ever used for animation!

Interesting stories about computer science, software programming, and technology.