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Usher Cells Through Mitosis
How do cells divide to grow new hair, repair skin, or strengthen bones? The Mitosis app, from Inkling Systems, walks students through the process of cell division and explains everything that happens along the way. Students can usher cells through mitosis with their fingers to learn about what happens in each phase of the process.
Develop Computer Literacy
To get more people into computer science and also increase the diversity of those going into the field, Google has rolled out an online destination where anyone can go to find computer science learning opportunities. The new portal on the Google for Education website aims to increase exposure to all kinds of opportunities for one to gain computer science skills—whether through online games, grants, or summer camps—by collecting them in one place and allowing anyone to sort them by age and region for the highest relevance to one’s needs.
Make a School Year's Resolution
Produced by NBC News Education Nation and sponsored by Pearson, the Parent Toolkit is intended to empower parents with practical advice to support their child’s overall development. Pearson and NBC News Education Nation are asking parents, grandparents, other family members, and teachers to relate ways they can support students by sharing their School Year’s Resolution with the Parent Toolkit community, starting on August 3, 12 p.m. (ET), and ending on September 8, 12 p.m.(ET).
Big Deal Book, August 17, 2015, Edition
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