Khan Academy

Khan Academy | You Can Learn Anything For Free

Khan Academy | Watch. Practice. Learn almost anything – for free. (This article has been simplified for young children) Khan Academy is a respected and free US-based online learning platform. It produces short educational lessons in the form of YouTube videos. Supported by Google as well as Bill Gates of Microsoft. The free self-learning online tools are available to anyone, even students as young as Primary school, or as old …

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AI (Artificial Intelligence) – So What’s All The Fuss About?

(This article has been simplified for young children) Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer Science-Fiction. It’s not just for scientists and advanced computer programmers – even school kids are getting into it now. It is already in our daily livesGoogle’s driverless car Waymo, Apple’s ‘Siri’ speech recognition, IBM’s ‘Deep Blue’ computer beating Russian chess master Garry Kasparov, medical diagnostics, picking complex customer orders in Amazon’s giant warehouses …. the list …

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Salt Water Sports Car

The Electric Sports Car That Runs On Salt Water

(This article has been simplified for young children) When a recent startup called NanoFlowcell introduced the Quantino at the Geneva auto show, the company’s concept sports car caught the interest of the tech world. It is based on an ‘alternative energy’ system that runs on salt water. The car has been approved for use on European roads, and gets its power from a simple sounding alternative energy system. It has …

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The Wonder of HOLOGRAMS

(This article has been simplified for young children) HOLOGRAMS – STEM Science for budding young scientists. The HOLOGRAM in this video is a 3-dimensional photographic recording of a field of light that is projected by laser beams that ‘bounce’ off each other, quite different from a real image seen by a lens like the human eye. The photographic ‘trick’ records the image that is formed when different coloured laser lights …

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