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Welcome! On this page you will find programming, activities, and resources related to formal and informal education. Browse recent work on curricular materials: #education, and [subscribe](https://publiclab.org/unsubscribe/tag/education) to get updates on education ## How Can You Get Involved? We're looking to build a strong community of practice where educators of all experiences can share resources, knowledge, and lend a hand. Here are some ways that you can help build Public Lab's educational Community ### Join the Conversation Get notified about new #education posts by subscribing to related tags. Click the button below, and subscribe to tags like "education", "classroom", "lesson", as well as other topics that you're interested in. Subscribe ### Try These Lessons in Your Classroom and Share Your Experience After using one of these activities in person, let us know how it goes in the comments. We appreciate your feedback and encourage you to share how you modify the lesson to better fit your classroom. For more information about integrating Public Lab tools & methodologies, check out the resources available at [Public Lab for Educators.](https://publiclab.org/wiki/public-lab-for-teachers) ###Gulf Region: Community-based Citizen Science Projects Public Lab is excited to announce that with support from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Gulf Research program we will be working on building the scientific capacity of the next generation. We're recruiting for our next round of educators through March 15, 2020. [Read more about the summer 2020 workshops here.](https://publiclab.org/notes/mimiss/01-10-2020/gulf-coast-educators-join-public-lab-this-summer-for-a-classroom-community-science-workshop) I'm interested! _Fill out this form if you're an educator interested in this project, or would like more information._ ________________ ## Activities Here are some different activities particularly suited for use in the classroom: [activities:education] Also see this page on [Air Quality Class](/wiki/air-quality-class) **** ## Questions [questions:education] ## Resources Check this [wiki](http://publiclab.org/wiki/funding-sources-for-science-teachers) that has some information on funding sources for science teachers. ![PartsNCraftsSpectralTurntable.jpg](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/001/316/medium/PartsNCraftsSpectralTurntable.jpg) **** ## Education group [people:education]...


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dwhite01 "The instructions for the Papercraft spectrometer Kit are terrible!!What part of the DVD are we supposed to use? by the way,a Dvd does not want to b..." | Read more » almost 3 years ago
warren ":-) Love this, Mimi! Keep up the great work! On Tue, Jun 4, 2019 at 2:36 PM \<notifications@publiclab.org> wrote: Public Lab contributor mi..." | Read more » about 3 years ago
stevie " @stevie has marked @mimiss as a co-author. " | Read more » over 3 years ago
Ag8n "What we were taught in industrial statistic s is that often times bimodal curves work themselves out into normal curves. How? Well, even if you h..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
mimiss "That's a great question, especially since there are many examples of things in nature that would have a bimodal distribution. A full rundown of st..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
Ag8n "You could easily have a bimodal distribution in your population. But, if you gather more data, who knows? It may turn out to be normal. Ok, how ..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
mimiss "Hello, thanks for that question! I think I should make some edits above to be more clear that box plots help us to identify potential outliers that..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
Ag8n "The common test for outliers in industry is the t-test. Is that the test codap is using? " | Read more » over 3 years ago
warren " Hi all! With help from @zengirl2, @asnow and @bronwen, we've posted a new Coqui activity with a smaller breadboard and flatter wiring here: https:..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
warren "So just finally circling back here; I'm happy to post step-by-step photos and to put notes on all existing Coqui docs if we are pretty much OK with..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
SadiePrego " @warren @Bronwen thanks so much you guys! " | Read more » about 4 years ago
Bronwen "@warren That's on me! I suggested breaking this up into a few posts just because the focus of activities are all so different and I wanted to make ..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
warren "Oh, oops, i see this isn't a duplicate at all, but split into three themes! My apologies, i am just always on the lookout to be sure our moderation..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
warren "Ah, looks like maybe it was posted twice because the first was held in moderation (sorry, our anti-spam systems are unfortunate, but you wouldn't b..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
warren " This looks tremendous. Very exciting -- thank you!!!! " | Read more » about 4 years ago
warren " " | Read more » about 4 years ago
warren "I tried doing a layout as @akshaya has done on a bigger board (https://publiclab.org/notes/ashkaya/09-17-2016/build-a-coqui-a-simple-water-conducti..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
zengirl2 "@warren I'm with @Liz that it looks cute. Also, on a Fritzing diagram I think this will be clear enough. It is actually easier to find the hole for..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
roberts_ecofarm "I think that crossing the wires over the top makes it harder to see which pins are connected. It does save space, but as a teaching aid I think it..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
warren "Nope, just thought it might be confusing in a diagram, but it saves space.  On Tue, Nov 27, 2018, 4:51 PM \<notifications@publiclab.org wrote: ..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
liz "I personally think it's cute to have the wires do a criss-cross over the 555-timer, and it kind of keeps them out of the way....does it mess up the..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
warren "Like this... Sorry, now running out of light! " | Read more » about 4 years ago
warren "I could also have those wires go over the chip, would that be confusing? " | Read more » about 4 years ago
warren "Amazing! I've been trying to further simplify the wires-as-diagram version to make adding a resistor easier and also just have fewer weird routing..." | Read more » about 4 years ago