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This newsletter will help you Make Sense of AI, Illuminate Everyday Math, Simulate a Pandemic & More......
Simulation of the Spread of a Virtual Pathogen
Operation Outbreak is an innovative platform for STEM education on infectious diseases and outbreak preparedness created by Sarasota Military Academy Prep School and the Sabeti Lab at The Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT. The platform integrates an academic unit covering relevant science and humanities subjects with a culminating “outbreak simulation” experiential learning activity.
Guide to Help Make Sense of the Complexities of Artificial Intelligence
Making Sense of Artificial Intelligence is an A–Z online guide that offers a series of simple, bite-sized explainers to help anyone understand what artificial intelligence (AI) is, how it works, and how it is changing the world around us.
Graphs to Help Students Think About Growing Inequalities in America
To help students think critically about American society, The New York Times has compiled 28 graphs covering topics such as healthcare, education, and income. Among the graphs are examples that show how the coronavirus pandemic complicated the inequalities deeply entrenched in our society, as well as laid bare and widened these disparities.
Big Book Deal, June 1st , 2021