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SECTION 1 Updated 06/29/2020
06/29/2020 - An interesting article by
By Peter Holderith who advises "The Chrysler Corporation (yes, the car company) used to have an aerospace department."
06/22/2020 - A video created by minutephysics illustrates "The Astounding Physics of N95 Masks" It is informative and interesting to realize the physics behind the mask
06/15/2020 - Lear Corp.   created a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Covid-19 book for their company.  It is  comprehensive and can be used by many companies or as a starting point for you own SOP
03/23/2020 - Shelter-in-place - Several companies have stepped forward and offered free educational assistance including Audible and Scholastic
02/17/2020 -  Rheannon chose Pangaea and Plate Tectonics as part of a presentation for a 3rd grade curriculm
  02/02/2020 - The lastest update to Kids-That-Code Manual including input by Marko Thiele (SCALE GmbH, Germany) in Chapter 11
  Rheannon is tired of coding and robotics, so it’s time to move on to other STEM activities. All children love to build structures with wooden or cardboard blocks. I decided to introduce Rhea to building “Molecules”. (pdf)
  Continuing with EV3 I made some modifications to the build so I could include all 4 sensors that came with the kit. The 2 videos shown in the pdf this week, show the Parrot drone and EV3 navigating a 1m square.
  Lego Mindstorms EV3 is for you, and if your child finds you playing with it you may have to share. Lego has certainly come a long way from the small multi-colored
brick sets. - PDF of this week's Lego Review
                                     Over the last 2 weeks Rheannon and I have been coding a Parrot Jumping Night Drone (2.86MB) These drones have been discontinued and the remaining stock is being sold at a significant discount on Amazon ($37 - $50).
  Drone Obstacle Course - Rheannon is very excited. She is old enough to enter a project in the school science fair. Her project is writing code to direct a drone to navigate an obstacle course.
  WeDo 2.0 ages 7+ pdf
I’m certain that all readers of this Blog have introduced their children to Duplo and LEGO building blocks. What you may not be aware of are the excellent LEGO Educational Kits and teacher resources.


Previously  On Kids That Code

PDF For Ages:
    OSMO   5 - 6 
   Hour of Code 3rd    6-14