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The Importance of Boredom

With all the technology in their lives, today’s children never need to be bored, right? Well it turns out, maybe they do. Parents, the New York Times has a wonderful article on the importance of boredom in children’s lives. It … Continue reading

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DaVinci Resolve in the 5th Grade

5th Graders are creating videos using Ipads and they are editing using DaVinci Resolve on the PC.  Resolve is a professional level video editor that can be downloaded for free on either Windows or Mac.  Here is the link to … Continue reading

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Virtual Reality

Would you like to see what virtual reality looks like?  Here is a picture of the DeWint House in Tappan.  Use your mouse to move the picture around.  If you have a VR Viewer and a mobile device, you can … Continue reading

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Falcon Heavy Launch!

Click here to live stream the Falcon Heavy Launch.  It is now scheduled for 3:45, today:  http://www.spacex.com/webcast    

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Turtle Release

Take a look at this year’s turtle release in the Haverstraw River.  These are turtles rescued during the spring and early summer as mother turtles cross Western Highway to lay eggs in the hills nearby.  

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Teacher At Sea Reflection Guest-Blog Post

I invite you to read my guest-blog post on the National Science Teacher Association website entitled “Off the Deep End:  Reflections on my Time as a NOAA Teacher At Sea.”  

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The Eagles are Hatching!

You don’t see this every day: An Eagle egg is hatching live on a webcam for us all to see. The proud parents are a pair of nesting eagles in the National Arboretum in Washington DC. There are not one, … Continue reading

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Internet Safety 2016

Thanks to all who attended our Internet Safety Presentation on January 14th.  The entire presentation is available, here:  Internet Safetyy 2016.  For further information or questions, please email me at jtanenbaum@socsd.org.

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How Far Did We Travel?

Our experiment launched at 12:52 PM Eastern Daylight Time on Sunday, July 13th and returned to Earth on Saturday, October 25th at 3:39 PM Eastern Daylight Time.  For that entire time it traveled 4.7 miles per SECOND.  Can you calculate how … Continue reading

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Leaving the ISS

Our experiment at the International Space Station was loaded on-board a Space-X Dragon capsule for return to Earth.  It left the station at 9:57 AM Eastern Time on October 25th, 2014.  Here is a video of our final moments as … Continue reading

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