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Think Like a Coder

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Challenge young programmers to save the world! An engaging  10-episode video series of programming puzzles provides tweens and teens with an opportunity to practice their coding skills, foster problem-solving abilities, and develop a...
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Quantifying Land Changes Over Time Using Landsat

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
"Humans have become a geologic agent comparable to erosion and [volcanic] eruptions ..." Paul J. Crutzen, a Nobel Prize-winning atmospheric chemist. Using Landsat imagery, scholars create a grid showing land use type, such as urban,...
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Encoding Color Images

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Color me green. The fourth lesson in a unit of 15 introduces the class to color images and how to encode color images using binary code and hexadecimal numbers — and they will quickly notice that it is easier to code the color for each...
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The Artists | Think Like A Coder, Ep 5

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Create a diversion! Continuing the quest to save the world, the hero of the series needs to find an artifact inside a tower. To distract the guards, she programs a robot to vandalize some artwork. Viewers learn how to apply loops and...
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Satellite Telemetry

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Satellites require rockets to launch, but it doesn't take a rocket scientist to understand them. Future engineers learn about how satellites send data to Earth and how to interpret satellite images. They see how radio waves play a role...
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Neural Networks: Crash Course Statistics #41

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Combine multiple inputs to get one output. An engaging video discusses neural networks and how they work on a basic level, that of taking several inputs and determining a single output. Using examples, the narrator defines different...
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Retina Display

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Learners calculate the pixel density of a specific cell phone using the concept of similarity. They use information from the cell phone's website to make their calculations and then compare their results to the posted information.
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Computer Color is Broken

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Is your smartphone really doing its best work when it comes to color? The narrator describes technology's lazy approach to recreating colors in an insightful video. Science scholars discover how digital cameras store images, and why the...
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YouTube Video vs. The Universe

For Students 9th - 12th
Our world seems to be a pretty big place ... until you compare it with the rest of the universe. Where does Earth fit in? Space science scholars watch as the narrator uses a tiny pixel to illustrate how much room we take up in space.
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Plasma: The Fourth State of Matter

For Students 9th - 12th
So, what's the big deal about plasma? Part two of a 14-part series of videos about solids, liquids, and gases helps scholars gain understanding of this important fourth state of matter. The video describes how a gas becomes plasma, how...
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Graphics: Bits and Points

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
What can a mural teach pupils about computer science? The lesson has scholars create a mural on a wall to learn about bitmap and vector graphics. Along the way, they learn about the graphics coordinate system.
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Design the Mascot

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Explore how resizing an object affects its area. The set of lessons challenges young mathematicians to design a mascot for electronic devices. These designs undergo resizing to determine how scale factors of dilation affect area.
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Encoding B and W Images

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Imagine drawing with zeros and ones. The third lesson in a unit of 15 introduces the class to creating black and white images. Pairs get together to create an encoding scheme in order to make these images. They move on to a using a...
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Pixels, Pictures, and Phones

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Take a real close look at your phone screen. What do you see? Here's an activity that provides guidance on how to look at a smart phone screen in order to see the pixels and to see how the phone creates colors and motion on the screen.
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Colour by Numbers–Image Representation

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
How do computers store and send images? Here's an activity that explains one way a computer can compress image information. Pupils decode run-length coding to produce a black and white image. Pairs then work together to code and decode...
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Pixel This!

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Did the image I drew match the image you saw? By simulating a satellite and a ground station, teams of two transmit data in the form of pixels in order to recreate an image. They use four different levels of brightness, creating slightly...
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Pixel Drawings

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Middle and high schoolers re-create a magazine photo or other picture and make it into a drawing using pixels. This fun art project should be a hit with your charges! The materials needed to implement the lesson plan should be easy to...
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Vector Graphics Use Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
 Future computer scientists participate in three activities to learn about vector graphics. They create their own logo, recreate a drawing using given functions, and use software to produce images.
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Drawing Lines with Pixels

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
How do the computers keep it straight? Using the provided algorithms, class members draw a line and a circle using pixels. They then check the drawings using a straight edge and compass to determine the accuracy of their drawings. 
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Correcting Bad Data Using Parity Bits

For Students 8th - 10th
In this parity bits worksheet, learners read about pixels and data strings. Students are given 2 data strings that are corrupted by cosmic ray glitches and they identify the bad data and create a valid data string.
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History Mosaics

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders look carefully at a historical photograph. In this photography lesson, 2nd graders look at a PowerPoint presentation of a historical image that is slowly uncovered. They have to look carefully at the uncovered parts to...
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How To Make Faint Things Stand Out In a Bright World!

For Students 9th - 12th
In this averaging and pixel worksheet, students solve 5 problems including finding the average value of 9 images given pixels, distinguishing between background 'noise' and the source and detecting faint sources in bright backgrounds.
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Painting the Hallway with Pixels

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create science design to be painted on the wall in the hallway of the science area of the school building. They measure space available, make a scale model of the design, and paint different pixels.