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

### Unbreakable Code

#### The unbreakable code

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

#### What is ROT13

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

#### ROT13 coder and decoder

https://rotencoder.com/

#### ROT13 facts

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

#### 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

#### Simple electronic projects

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

### 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

#### 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

### Piskel Lava GIF in Scratch

#### Piskel

https://www.piskelapp.com/

#### Piskal art animation

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

#### 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

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

#### RAM vs. storage

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

#### 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 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

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

### 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 citizenship for kids

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

#### 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/

### Noah Text, Food, Good, and Dyslexia

#### Noah text app

https://app.noahtext.com

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

#### 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/

#### 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

#### 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)

## Author

• Tim is an award-winning writer and technologist who enjoys teaching tech to non-technical people. He has many years experience with web sites and applications in business, technical, and creative roles. He and his wife have two kids, now teenagers, who are mad about video games.

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

Do you have a secret you want to pass to your friend? Try using a 'one time pad' code!

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

Learn how the IoT is helping with COVID-19 vaccine!

Make your own lava block with this fun project!

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.

Discussing how framing failure as part of a greater game can help young designers.

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

Diving back into logic gates and quantum computing!

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