Tag Archives: photography

Tablets as Microscopes

  The cameras on tablets work great for general picture taking, but they also can work as magnifiers and microscopes.   A good place to start is by placing additional lenses directly on the camera to see how it preforms. Low power loupes from 4x to 8x work for capturing detail in small objects, and […]

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Digital photography websites

Here are some helpful websites addressing digital photography. Instead of an endless list of sites (I call them link dumps), I have provided only one link per category, and that link is a good one IMHO. Basic improvements to your photography: Kodak’s Top Ten Tips: www.kodak.com/global/en/corp/top10tips/index.jhtml Digital photography course on Moodle: moodlecommons.org/course/view.php?id=42 Professional photography opinions: […]

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Community-based science

If you’re looking for ideas for authentic projects for Earth Day in April or for an end-of-the-year summary project, this issue has some great examples of getting students involved in community-based science. And SciLinks can provide ideas for additional activities or background information. Environmental issues lend themselves to research on perceptions and attitudes. But creating […]

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