Education

Einstein still amazing us

Thank you to Deborah Byrd at Earth & Sky for sharing this:  Einstein may have published this concept 100 years ago with the caveat that ‘we may never be able to prove it’ but humans don’t give up so easily.  One  hundred years may seem like a long time to wait for proof of something, […]

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FTV: Snow Day!

    It started as a simple link sent from our old roving NASA educator buddy Ralph Winrich.  It was just a clip he had seen on the internet and thought we might be interested.   I can’t say that I am captivated by too many viral videos that pop up here and there.  It seems that there […]

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Moses Brown’s new School is Closed video

Our friend Matt Glendinning from the Moses Brown School in Providence, RI sent along their newest ‘School is Closed’ video.  I wondered how they could possibly create something to rival last year’s Frozen parody and perhaps they can’t . . . so they took it in a different direction this year.  Instead of the joyful ‘School […]

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DON’T BE DISTRACTED project begins Feb 2

Student volunteers from WOAS-FM 88.5 and the Ontonagon Area Schools Senior Service Project (SSP) class will be launching a driver safety campaign during the first week of February 2016.  The local campaign is called DON’T BE DISTRACTED and is intended to raise awareness about the hazards of distracted driving.  The campaign is being funded with […]

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School is Closed . . . out East

Sent a quick hello to Matt Glenndining at Moses Brown School to find out how hard the latest big snow blast in the east was affecting them.  Matt said they had only 4 or 5 inches of snow through Saturday so most of the damage seems to have missed them to the south.  At any […]

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S4SD – Don’t Be Distracted!

  WOAS-FM 88.5 and the Ontonagon Area Schools Senior Service Project class will be teaming up in February 2016 to conduct a driving safety campaign called DON’T BE DISTRACTED.  The program will be aimed a students in grades 6 throught 12.  SSP and WOAS volunteers will be conducting a survey to gauge our students level […]

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SpaceX Rides again

The whole video is instructive but you can track the highlights with the mission track bar at the bottom – the booster landing sequence starts around 22 minutes.  This is a long way from my entire elementary school crowding into the multipurpose room to watch the Mercury launches on a small black and white TV. […]

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Joe K’s points to ponder

Our long time radio buddy Joe Kirkish (who was responsible for starting the first campus radio station at MTU back in the day) had some interesting items in a recent edition of Over 60 in the Nov 21, 2015 Daily Mining Gazette. For starters, he discusses how flippantly folks use the term ‘billion’ as in ‘billions […]

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