What a wonderful use of technology and creativity! I love that these students, many of whom are truly challenged by their life circumstances to meet even their basic needs as children and as students, were able to be a part of this. Yay, Google! Read this story HERE. Heartwarming!
View their final effort below. Best seen in 360 with Google Cardboard!
What I love most about this story is that no matter how long human beings have been on planet Earth, we just keep discovering more information we did not know before. A new continent? Really? Fantastic, even if it is mostly under water...now. What about "once upon a time?"
This weekend has tested the ability of the sports industry - players, coaches, owners, and their other employees - to express their feelings about how their government, our government, supports or fails to support all members of our society. Your thoughts?
There are several articles web-wide about the events leading up to the recent debate. One article, below, is specifically about the NFL's re-release of an earlier video that seems to express their position as a league.
Here is an article about the NFL response.
Here is their video.
Photo by Jeffrey T. Barnes/Associated Press
Looking back at my post from April 2017, I noted that the 20 year mission of the Cassini exploratory spacecraft was coming to an end. That end arrived on Friday, and as I shared with students that day, some of the scientists present to hear its final signal and view the last photos taken had worked on this mission for the entire 20 years. Here are some links to consider and celebrate the accomplishments of those scientists.
NYTimes: Cassini's Grand Finale
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