Welcome to Newsletter 30!
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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: Impact of 5G. For a list of prior blog posts, see the blog index.
- Qualcomm – What is 5G?
Qualcomm breaks down the ins and outs of 5G, covering topics such as how it works, why it is important, and how the use of 5G is changing the world and how users connect and communicate. On their FAQ pages, they cover topics from What is 5G? to 5G Economic Impact? to How fast is 5g? Read and learn more about 5G on Qualcomm’s website.
- How The 5G Era Could Help Build A More Sustainable Future
In this Forbes article, they address how the growing use of 5G technology can have a positive influence on our very own planet. With plans to use 5G technology to improve water quality, optimize energy efficiency, and cut carbon emissions, the advancements of 5G sure looks like a environmentally friendly one. Learn more about how 5G can help the environment and improve the health of our planet.
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.
- Khan Academy – Teacher
Khan Academy is an amazing resource as it provides educational videos, practice problems, and articles to any topic possible! Teachers, parents, and students can use Khan Academy to encourage learning new material or practice what is currently being taught in school.
Edutopia is a database of articles and videos to encourage learning amongst educators. Topics range from mental health to virtual learning during a pandemic, it is a great resource for educators to share ideas to help other teacher or learn more about others experiences and improve their own experience.