As Seen in Class!

November 2019

  1. Amazing Robots
    1. MIT's "virtually indestructible" mini cheetah robots show off flips (YouTube)
    2. MIT's Mini 'Cheetah' Robots Play Soccer (YouTube)
    3. Boston Dynamics YouTube
  2. Disney+ launch signals shift in streaming world (ABC News)

October 2019

  1. Apollo 11 As They Shot It via Immersive (AR/VR) – The New York Times
  2. VIDEO: AlphaStar: The inside story (YouTube)
  3. DeepMind’s AI has now outcompeted nearly all human players at StarCraft II
  4. Interstellar space even weirder than expected, NASA probe reveals
  5. Amazing / Haunting Mars Curiosity Rover Photo
  6. Link to the Headphones we use in our Computer Labs (shared by student request)
  7. What Most Schools Don't Teach (YouTube)
  8. Experiments by Apple Shot on iPhone (YouTube Playlist)
  9. Hawaii 2009 Photos by Dr. Fryer (BIG Island - Volcano House!)
  10. NASA posts a photo of the sun looking like a giant flaming jack-o'-lantern (CNN - via NASA)
  11. Scams That Should be Illegal (9 min - YouTube) - accompanies the lesson "Don't Get Tricked Online"
  12. Remembering Our Sweet Willow (3 min - YouTube)
  13. Have I Been Pwned (search by email address)
  14. Sounds of My World (by Dr Fryer)
  15. Science of Pixar Photos (sciencebehindpixar.org) - Modeling Challenge
  16. [VIDEO] NASA Gangham Style (YouTube)
  17. VideoStar app & Example 1 ( YouTube) - Example 2 (YouTube)
  18. [VIDEO] Space Oddity by Cmdr. Chris Hatfield (YouTube)

September 2019

  1. [VIDEO] More Parkour Atlas (YouTube)
  2. [VIDEO] The Blue Marble (YouTube)
  3. [VIDEO][ Who is Elon Musk?
  4. [VIDEO] BB King's 94th Birthday by Google Doodles (YouTube)
  5. [VIDEO] Dear Apple: Face to Face — Apple Watch (Apple, 10 Sept 2019) - 3 min, 43 sec (YT link)
    1. Baby Duck Syndrome
  6. Deep Fake Videos
    1. Mark Zuckerberg Example
    2. Washington Post Explanation
    3. WikiPedia pages: Mark Zuckerberg and Deep Fake Video
    4. Chinese deepfake app Zao sparks privacy row after going viral (Guardian, 2 Sep 2019)
  7. [VIDEO] What makes a hero? - Matthew Winkler (Shared during 5-10 Photo Digital Story Project Intro - YT link)
  8. Using Gene Editing to Repaint Butterfly Wings

August 2019

  1. Video: 3D Printing Rhino Horns Can Stop Poaching in Africa
  2. Video: Types of seismic waves (2.5 min)
  3. Video: Burj Khalifa Pinnacle BASE Jump - 4K (2 min)

Some of our favorite sources for Wonder Links are the websites and YouTube channels:

  1. The Kid Should See This
  2. It's OK To Be Smart

Dr. Fryer's "Curiosity Links" from 2013-2015 when he taught STEM in Yukon, Oklahoma are also available.

When Dr. Fryer (@wfryer) and Mrs. Fryer (@sfryer) share a link on Twitter with the hashtag #WonderLink, it's auto-posted to ourwonderlinks.blogspot.com via IFTTT. These are the latest posts! (via Power.io)