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Took of the week: KeepVid.com

I teach at a public school that has amazing technology resources: many students are given laptops and there are ample computers around the school. One problem I run into quite often is YouTube is blocked from any computer on the … Continue reading

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Tool of the Week: Google Sketchup

Google Sketchup is a Free, easy to use, and intuitive 3D modeling tool. Because it is free, I've found Google Sketchup to be a great tool to use in the classroom when teaching my high-school classes about engineering drawing. Some … Continue reading

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Tool of the Week: Wolfram Alpha

Wolfram Alpha is a math lover's dream.  I've used Wolfram alpha to do everything from help me derive or check equations I've gotten published to helping kids on their math homework. But that's not all it does.  Check out their super cool … Continue reading

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Theoretical Fluid Mechanics: Venturi Meter

A Venturi Meter is a device that allows flow rates through pipes to be calculated by measuring the difference in pressure created by a contraction in a pipe.  When the flow goes through the contraction it must speed up, and so the … Continue reading

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