In this lesson, students learn how to write a simple program to find all of the factors of any positive integer. The coding language is Python. Students learn the concept of an algorithm, as well as programming concepts such as variables, data types, and looping. The lesson also includes information on how the difficulty of factoring really large numbers is the basis of all modern online commerce.
A Google Forms quiz link is attached for the Computer Science SOL 8.10: The student will evaluate online and print sources for appropriateness and credibility.
Out of My Mind is a chapter book that I read aloud to my upper elementary students. It is about a girl named Melody that has an amazing memory. She is extremely bright, but is unable to communicate verbally. She was born with cerebral palsy which affected her speech and her ability to move and function without the use of a wheelchair and communication board. She is very limited in what she can express and do, and for that reason, people treat her as if she is not smart or capable of learning.
Learn about the many ways technology has transformed wildlife medicine and education. In many cases, technology has allowed us to treat injured wildlife more quickly and more effectively and has shaped the way we form our protocols and procedures. New technologies have also allowed us to expand our educational footprint and reach new people around the world.