Tagged: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Watch George Smoot’s “The Design of the Universe” talk at TED 0

Watch George Smoot’s “The Design of the Universe” talk at TED

At Serious Play 2008, astrophysicist George Smoot shows stunning new images from deep-space surveys, and prods us to ponder how the cosmos — with its giant webs of dark matter and mysterious gaping voids — got built this way […]

Watch Mae Jemison’s “A bold vision for teaching arts and sciences: together” talk at TED 0

Watch Mae Jemison’s “A bold vision for teaching arts and sciences: together” talk at TED

Mae Jemison is an astronaut, a doctor, an art collector, a dancer … Telling stories from her own education and from her time in space, she calls on educators to teach both the arts and sciences, both intuition and logic, as one — to create bold thinker […]

IDEA 2008 Podcasts: Alberto Canas “From Meaningful Learning to a Network of Knowledge Builders” 1

IDEA 2008 Podcasts: Alberto Canas “From Meaningful Learning to a Network of Knowledge Builders”

Based on theories of meaningful learning and education, Co-Founder and Associate Director at the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC), Alberto Canas presents a software tool that allows users to collaborate in the construction of shared knowledge models based on concept maps, which are used worldwide by users of all disciplines and ages, from elementary school students to NASA scientists…