Christmas Gifts

The final exam finished at 10:30am today. While many of the teachers evacuated the halls, more excited than the students for a family-filled Christmas break, the lab was abuzz with faculty working on last minute, hand made gifts.   3D art, to ornaments, to personalized cups; it was a lot of fun!

Making Gifs

Gifs are short video clips that repeat on an endless loop. For the first time this semester, students making presentations in my 7th grade science class used gifs to demonstrate content. For example, here is a gif of a hinge joint in the elbow. Instead of using a static photo, a gif beautifully shows the … More Making Gifs