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The Science Behind the “Squid Game” Candy Challenge

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve seen—or at least seen the memes about—Netflix’s #1 new show, “Squid Game.” We won’t spoil everything, but one of the most iconic moments in the show centers around a challenge where contestants have to cut shapes out of the honeycomb-like Korean candy known as Dalgona—without cracking it. …

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15 Video Courses You Can Take Online (For Free)

Ready to master a new skill? From Computer Science to Calculus, Numerade has 15+ full-length video courses you can take today—without ever cracking open a book. Just sit back, press play, and let the learning begin. Here are 15+ video courses you can take online today.  1. Precalculus This course explores the basic properties of …

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5 Reasons to Take Computer Science as an Elective

By Mustafa Abdulrahman, Numerade Intern Choosing courses for high school has never been easy, and by the time you’re past your sophomore year, it feels like you should have your entire career path already decided. As a recent high school graduate, I felt the same pressure, but what I’m here to tell you is that …

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage in STEM

This Hispanic Heritage Month, we’d like to celebrate all Hispanic and Latinx individuals—and the outstanding contributions they’ve made—in the fields of science, tech, engineering, and math. Here are 4 incredible scientists and engineers who inspire us, and remind us why diversity and Hispanic representation in STEM are vital. France Córdova, astrophysicist 14th director of the …

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4 Ways Music Helps You Learn

When you think of music, you probably don’t immediately think about studying. You probably think about fun—entertainment, parties, dancing. But did you know that music helps you learn? It’s true! Among other benefits, music activates both the left and right brain at the same time, and the activation of both hemispheres can maximize learning and improve …

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Who Was Rudolf Weigl?

Rudolf Weigl

Rudolf Stefan Jan Weigl was a Polish biologist, physician, and inventor, most known for creating the first effective vaccine for epidemic typhus. (He’s also today’s Google Doodle, in case you hadn’t noticed.) Before becoming a renowned scientist nominated for the Nobel Prize in Medicine every year between 1930 and 1939, Weigl was born in Austria-Hungary (now the …

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New Google Classroom Integration for Numerade’s Asynchronous Teaching Platform, ‘Class’

Numerade ‘Class’ just made it easier for educators to record and distribute asynchronous video lessons to their students with Google Classroom Integration! As educators everywhere struggle with the realities of teaching remotely we want to make it as easy as possible for them to go asynchronous. Zoom and live classes are not enough to make …

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Delivering Distance Learning While Respecting Students’ Home Lives – An Educator’s Perspective

School closures have thrusted distance learning to the forefront of education, creating unique challenges for educators. Teachers and their districts have been forced to rapidly adopt new tools and platforms to continue classes remotely. We have asked members of the Numerade teaching community to share the insights they’ve developed to adapt during these tumultuous times.  …