As Seen in Class!

April 2020

  1. [VIDEO] COVID-19 Animation: What Happens If You Get Coronavirus? (YouTube)
    1. Also check out "A Kids Guide to the Coronavirus" by The New York Times (The Daily Podcast) from March 27, 2020

March 2020

  1. [VIDEO] Astronaut Chris Hadfield Breaks Down His 'Space Oddity' Video (YouTube)
  2. [VIDEO] Chris Hadfield and Barenaked Ladies | I.S.S. (Is Somebody Singing) (YouTube)
  3. [VIDEO] Space Oddity by Cmdr. Chris Hatfield (YouTube)
  4. Coronavirus GeoMap by Johns Hopkins
  5. Air Force Academy Drone Light Show (YouTube) - USAFA - US Space Force

February 2020

  1. Minecraft Parody Videos:
    1. Don't Mine At Night (YouTube)
    2. Revenge (YouTube)
  2. VIDEO: What is a Hotspot? ( YouTube version - by @PowerCert)
  3. 1000+ Twitter Likes and Retweets
  4. Space Rocks: Comets, asteroids, meteors, & meteorites
  5. Newsy (Good source for unbiased news videos)
  6. 12 Year Old Inventor Payton Roberson on the Ellen show (from 2013, Peyton is now a 12th grader in Florida, Casady teacher Mrs. Braun was his 3rd grade teacher!)

January 2020

  1. Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World (available only through 10 Jan 2020. Mrs. Gardner in Casady Primary division helped create this in 2012 when she lived in Baltimore!)
  2. Nature Valley ScreenTime Play Outside Video
    1. YouTube version
    2. Source website
    3. Last Child in the Woods (book)
    4. Nature Valley website

December 2019

  1. Deciphering The Vast Scale of the Universe | STELLAR (YouTube)
  2. Joe and Mary by Bryan Adams (YouTube)
  3. This Person Does Not Exist - Test yourself (backstory1 - backstory2)
  4. Air Force Academy Drone Light Show (YouTube)
  5. ONE NATION. ONE TEAM. 23 Stories: Alex Morgan (USA Soccer)

November 2019

  1. Inspiration: The High School Socials - Minecraft School Roleplay
  2. 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
  3. 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 ( - 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 via IFTTT. These are the latest posts! (via