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Join a KQED Education Teacher Working Group

In-Person Trainings | August 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Join a KQED Education Teacher Working Group

Apply for KQED Working Groups Here! Are you a middle or high-school teacher interested in deepening your work with media and technology? Would you like to impact the resources developed by KQED for educators? We invite you to join the KQED working groups and become part of our think tank! KQED Education aims not only […]

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What Would You Explore with a Foldscope?

Do Now | July 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

What Would You Explore with a Foldscope?

A bioengineer at Stanford University has designed an inexpensive, origami microscope–called a Foldscope–to allow people from around the world to make discoveries and answer their own questions. What would you explore with a Foldscope?

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Should We Allow Apps to Collect Private Health Data for Research?

Do Now | April 14, 2015 | 16 Comments

Should We Allow Apps to Collect Private Health Data for Research?

On March 9, 2015, Apple announced the release of a new tool that enables researchers to build iPhone apps for collecting health data directly from iPhone users. Should we allow apps to collect private health data for research?

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Is It Ethical to Colonize Mars?

6 -12 Science | December 9, 2014 | 68 Comments

Is It Ethical to Colonize Mars?

In 2024, Mars One is planning to send four individuals on an one-way trip to live on Mars. Is it ethical to colonize Mars or other planets outside of our own?

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Apply for KQED Do Now Working Group for this Spring

Online Trainings | December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Apply for KQED Do Now Working Group for this Spring

KQED Education is looking for highly engaged educators to join our KQED Do Now working group. If you are interested in integrating innovative pedagogical approaches to learning where students can connect, collaborate, and debate with their peers from around the country on current events.

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Cap-and-Trade for Carbon?

6 -12 Science | August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cap-and-Trade for Carbon?

In 2012, California launched its cap-and-trade program. In this program, the government sets a limit on the total amount of allowable carbon emissions from businesses, refineries, manufacturers and power plants. Some people think that a tax on carbon emissions would be better. How do you think companies can best be regulated to reduce greenhouse gas emissions?

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How do you incorporate Do Now effectively into your learning environment?

Online Trainings | August 8, 2014 | 2 Comments

How do you incorporate Do Now effectively into your learning environment?

Throughout the #TeachDoNow course we have explored many issues regarding the use of social media and connected learning principles in our diverse learning spaces. How do you incorporate Do Now effectively into your learning environment?

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Celebrity Obsession Can Be Harmful When You Alter Your Personality

Arts | June 24, 2014 | 2 Comments

Celebrity Obsession Can Be Harmful When You Alter Your Personality

We may know the latest gossip about One Direction or how Beyonce’s sister Solange attacked Jay-Z in an elevator, but is our interest in celebrities a bad thing? Within the past few weeks, students analyzed how our fascination with celebrities impacts society in our #DoNowCelebrity post. We asked students, Given the context of income inequality and changing demographics across the country, is the American obsession with celebrities good or bad for our culture? Why?

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