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-President’s Council of Advisors on Science & Technology February 2012 report to the President

 

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April 17, 2018

Classroom Activity: The Secret Code of Lewis and Clark

It isn’t always easy to introduce students to cryptography today. As important as it is to cybersecurity, cryptography can seem like a daunting task. The STEM EDA Apply Music module highlights several examples of cryptography used through history. Since their advent, computers have all but made these encryption techniques obsolete, […]
April 10, 2018

Special Focus: NSTA, ASCD Empower18, and USA Science & Engineering Festival

The past few weeks have kept the NICERC team in the skies and on the road! In the months of March and April, we’ve attended the NSTA (National Science Teachers Association) National Conference in Atlanta, ASCD (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) Empower18 in Boston, and the USA Science & […]
March 29, 2018

Classroom Discussion: Self-Driving Cars

Students who receive instruction from NICERC’s Cyber Literacy courses or Cyber Science are challenged with developing and discussing the thought behind autonomous devices. Basically, we’re using sensors to gather information from the world around us and then use that data to make decisions. Students discuss what it means to be […]