Promoting independent learning and thinking

Promoting independent learning and thinking

I’m Chris berry I’m a science teacher my area of teaching his physics and marine studies but I teach junior science as well under the new Australian Curriculum the school is Samaras College in Wollongong where and all girls catholic school but we’re an independent school run by the Good Samaritan sisters what we’ve looked Read more about Promoting independent learning and thinking[…]

Scientists Put the Brain of a Worm Into a Robot… and It MOVED

Scientists Put the Brain of a Worm Into a Robot… and It MOVED

Worms. They’re weird, primitive creatures that seem to just squirm around senselessly. BUT this simplistic behavior is exactly what we are looking for in our endeavours to digitize a living brain. Now look at this. This..this looks like a robot being controlled by an ewok. But actually, this robot isn’t being controlled AT ALL. What Read more about Scientists Put the Brain of a Worm Into a Robot… and It MOVED[…]

The ClassH-Room – Independence Charter School

The ClassH-Room – Independence Charter School

[ BELL RINGS ] ♪ GRAB A [ BELL RINGS ] ♪ GRAB A NOTEBOOK, GRAB A PEN, DO YOUR [ BELL RINGS ] ♪ GRAB A NOTEBOOK, GRAB A PEN, DO YOUR HOMEWORK AND TELL A FRIEND. NOTEBOOK, GRAB A PEN, DO YOUR HOMEWORK AND TELL A FRIEND. KNOW ALL THE ANSWER AND BUZZ Read more about The ClassH-Room – Independence Charter School[…]

Michio Kaku: The Universe in a Nutshell (Full Presentation) | Big Think
Sam Harris: The Self is an Illusion | Big Think

Sam Harris: The Self is an Illusion | Big Think

What one of the problems we have in discussing consciousness scientifically is that consciousness is irreducibly subjective. This is a point that many philosophers have made – Thomas Nagel, John Sorrell, David Chalmers. While I don’t agree with everything they’ve said about consciousness I agree with them on this point that consciousness is what it’s Read more about Sam Harris: The Self is an Illusion | Big Think[…]

John Hunter: Can 4th Graders Teach World Peace?

John Hunter: Can 4th Graders Teach World Peace?

The World Peace Game is a 4 foot by 4 foot by 4 foot Plexiglas towering structure. It’s basically a geopolitical simulation that my group of students from nine years old — I usually teach elementary school, but up to high school and even young adult — they play around this gigantic structure to solve Read more about John Hunter: Can 4th Graders Teach World Peace?[…]

Rotary Peace Center Opens at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda

Rotary Peace Center Opens at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda

Makerere University, Africa’s most prestigious university, is located right here at the center of the Great Lakes region. A region that is very vibrant but often prone to conflict. Here at Makerere University we do welcome a Rotary Peace Center because we believe it will strengthen the impact which our already existing program on peace Read more about Rotary Peace Center Opens at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda[…]