Weekly Web Harvest for 2020-05-03
- Hero Shrews’ Extreme, Superstrong Backbones Are the Stuff of Legends | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine
Each of their vertebrae are dense and heavily reinforced—features that make the spine sturdier—and fringed with fingerlike projections that interlock the bones together when the shrews contract their muscles.
- screencasting technical guide | Learn how to egghead like a pro.
Guide for code-based screencasts.
- Tools | Explorable Explanations
I don’t know how long this has existed but I like the tool set.
- They Draw It!
I can never find this so I’m re-bookmarking it. It lets you make the prediction graphs similar to what you see in the NYT with the Obama article.
- The American Time Use Survey Is “Poetry, in Data.” – dy/dan
Contexts are never “real” or “unreal.” They don’t exist in a vacuum. Contexts become real when teachers invite their students to interact with them in concrete and personal ways.