Welcome to Newsletter 29!
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In our newsletter you will be introduced to a STEM topic and find a related-activity to work on during the week (please share your results with us!), as well as extensions to additional learning or games related to the field. In addition, you will find a Northeastern connection – something Northeastern is doing related to that field. This week’s topic: What is 5g?. For a list of prior blog posts, see the blog index.
- Verizon – What is 5G?
In this article, Verizon discusses the ins and outs of the newest 5G technology. They cover from the very beginning of 1G technology all the way to the current most advanced technology. They also cover the basics of what 5G is to help you better understand what 5G technology actually means for the future.
- What does 5G Connection Hold in Store?
News@Northeastern discusses the future of 5G technology and how it would look like for the general public. Professor Melodia, the director of the Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things, discusses the possibilities that could come with these advancements.
Web Resources for K-12 Students and Parents
In addition to the resource highlight above, which is tied directly to the Newsletter topic, we will also highlight two new web resources each week.
- IRobot Education
IRobot Education offers an opportunity to look deeper into programs-job shadows, introduction to robots, a coding platform that features a simulator as well as content on the Learning Library.
- PBS LearningMedia
PBS LearningMedia provides nearly 4,000 science, technology, engineering and math resources for all ages. They also provide self-paced modules for teachers teaching global climate change to middle school and high school students.