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November 28, 2017

Classroom Activity: Cipher Disk

Cryptography is a fundamental element in cyber security, but it’s not always easy to explain how different encryption methods work. In the Apply Music module of our STEM EDA curriculum, students are introduced to several historical encryption methods. While secure at the time of their invention, these methods are all […]
November 21, 2017

Classroom Activity: Electromagnetic Crane

Have you ever wondered how an electromagnetic crane in a junkyard works?  How it is able to pick up a car, move it across the junkyard, and then drop it off?  How is this magnet able to turn off and on?  In Cyber Literacy, you can explore how these cranes work […]
October 30, 2017

Teacher Feature: Dave Handt

Dave Handt Mathematics Marion, North Dakota   How has NICERC curricula impacted your classroom? It not only has impacted my classrooms, it has had a great impact on our school as a whole. It has brought staff and students together for a common goal.   Why is STEM education so […]
October 30, 2017

Protecting Our Interconnected Society

No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main; if a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as any manner of thy friends or […]