July 23rd, 2014 (Day 11)

Today in History

This Day in History
1829 William Austin Burt patented the typographer, a precursor to the typewriter
1852 Death of William Ramsay, Scottish chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1852)
1903 The Ford Motor Company sells its first car
1928 Birth of Vera Rubin, astrophysicist who discovered that galaxies are not uniformly distributed but rather clump together
1962 Telstar relays the first publicly transmitted, live trans-Atlantic television program, featuring Walter Cronkite.
1972 The United States launches Landsat 1, the first Earth-resources satellite
2000 Tiger Woods became the youngest golfer to complete a career Grand Slam at the British Open, age 24
2014 The first cohort of the #MSUrbanSTEM program finishes their their 2 weeks face to face component – and look forward to the upcoming year…


Yesterday in Chicago

  Tech Tips


 Today in Chicago

Today in History
World of Wonder

  • Brought to you by the STEAMboats
Readings and Discussion

  Discussion on deadlines


   Tech Tips

  • STEAMboats
   Maker Playground

   Brainstorming maker classroom applications
   Film Festival

   Surprise Activity
   Pop Quiz
   Reflection Time
   Video to End the Day


Roots of STEM  eBook



 Mini Assignments to Display on Website:

  • Tweet & Shoot
  • Masks
  • Video Story Problem
  • Stop Motion (Breaking the Laws of Physics)
  • Where Does it STEM From?
  • Finding IDEAS
  • Content Meme or GIF
  • iImage(s)
  • Nursery Rhyme (we’ll tweet the link to the video later!)
  • Demotivational Posters
  • PD Planning
  • Tech Tips
  • WOW