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  • For one thing: yes, schools should "belong to the community," precisely because such neighborhoods--or collectivities of neighborhoods--must be strengthened if democracy is to survive.  Since I also believe that institutions are best governed by those with the closest "self-interest," schools need to be organized to privilege the staff, the families. and the students directly involved.  Small, self-governing community-based schools, well and equally funded by the state and federal government seem wisest to me at this time in our history.  
Apr 28, 15

Simulation of collision carts colliding. Can change the mass of carts, the initial velocities, and the type of collisions.

Apr 10, 15

Great visualization of the H-R diagram- makes much more sense than just throwing a H-R diagram at students right away.

Jan 23, 15

Includes the official rules for MalletBall, which I borrowed pretty much wholesale. :-)

Dec 19, 14

It looks impossible. It'd be fun to replicate this.

Dec 19, 14

Not a big fan of commercials for show & tell, but this one's quick & fun. Show it before exams. ;-)
Shown to IntSci1 classes Dec 2014

Dec 19, 14

Goofy, weird, stop motion. The best kind.
Shown to all classes Dec 2014

Nov 26, 14

Great illustration of convection, conduction, & radiation.
Shown to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th block 2014-15

Nov 13, 14

The apex points of all trajectories for an object form an ellipse. Or ellipsoid in 3D. Visualized.

Nov 13, 14

Nice explanation of what a scientific theory is. And isn't.

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