July 17th, 2014 (Day 7)

Today in History

This Day in History
1912 Henri Poincaré, French mathematician, physicist, and engineer, passed away (b. 1854)
1920 Happy birthday to American physicist Gordon Gould, inventor of the laser!
1955 Disneyland opened today
1975 The Apollo–Soyuz Test Project successfully linked up an Apollo and a Soyuz into each other in orbit
1989 The B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber flew for the first time


Yesterday in Chicago

  Tech Tips


  • Day 6 [Thanks to the STEAMboats]

 Today in Chicago

Today in History
World of Wonder
Readings and Discussion

  Book of WoW Activity 

  • Field trip reflection with Book of Wows (tweet a picture w/a text description that illustrates a moment that impacted your understanding about your big idea from the Museum of Science and Industry)
  • Make sure to use #MSUrbanSTEM in your tweet!
   Explain It To Me
   Timeline of Due Dates


   Tech Tips
   Conference/Work Time

  • Meet with Punya about Big Idea
  • Meet with Akesha about Teaching Demonstration
  • Tech Talk with Kyle & Candace for any other questions
   Reflection Time
   Video to End the Day



Stories of Aesthetic Understanding

  • Come to class ready to share the experience of understanding something that transformed your thinking (could be in or out of school)


Prepare lesson and materials for Teaching Demonstration. Complete the following readings and be prepared to discuss in class