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Collection of the Learnmore links from all of the August 2022 stories, in one place.
The Shifting Sands
Building Design Facts
Global Sand Supply Shortage
Calculating Global Sand Demand
Replacement of Sand in Concrete
Alternatives to Using Sand in Construction
Alternatives to Sandbox Sand
7 Alternatives to Sandbox Sand
Using Plastic Waste to Solve Sand Shortage
The World is Built on Sand
The Messy Business of Sand Mining
22 Uses of Sand
How Sand is Made
Pet Tech Goes Off-Leash
Instructables IoT feeder
Migo smart collar
Five IoT products for pets
IoT Pet Tech Solutions
IoT Tech for Pets
IoT Wearables Keep Pets Safe
IoT Products for Puppies
Making Dogs More Than Just Man’s Best Friend
The Internet of Things vs. Cats
Fun Automatic Pet Feeder Video
Face It: We Love Our Emoji
The Softbank Emoji
History of DoCoMo
Who invented Emoji
A Brief History of Emoji
Origin of the Word Emoji
The Invention of Emojis
The Man Who Invented Emojis
How Many Emojis Are There?
Now Wait a Second!
Using Quasars to Measure the Earth
Leap Seconds 101
No leap second for December 31, 2021
What is a Leap Second?
Why Do We Need a Leap Second?
The Future of Leap Seconds
Negative Leap Second
How Do We Measure Time?
How Measuring Time Shaped History
Measurement of Time
Physics of Time
Bill Nye – Measuring Time
Scientists Redefine How We Measure Time
Living and Learning with Moxie
Rethinking Social Development with Moxie
Real Stories about Moxie
VR is the Best Medicine
NASA and VIEW
History of VR
VR and Vaccines
The Oxford Medical Simulation
Virtual Reality in Medicine
Five Ways VR is Changing Healthcare
VR and the Future of Healthcare
VR Making Medical Care Less Scary for Kids
VR Explained for Kids
Boston Children’s Hospital Uses VR
Applications of VR in Medicine
How Will VR Change the Future of Medicine?
VR Gives Kids Power to Dream
Own a Piece of the Internet
What is Neocities?
Neocities: Social Media Alternative
Talking Neocities with Founder Kyle Drake
Build a Neocities website
A New Weapon in the Marine Trash War
Satellites Site Coastal Plastic Waste
Satellites Identify Plastic Marine Debris
Detecting Plastics in Coastal Waters
Marine Plastic from Orbit
Satellites Spot Coastal Plastic Waste
Satellites Connect Scientists with Ocean Life
Scientists Use NASA Satellite to Track Ocean Waste
What is Marine Debris?
Marine Plastic Pollution
Learn About Aquatic Trash
Trash Talk About Marine Debris
Marine Debris Impacts
Ocean Pollution Threat to Human Health
Impact of Marine Debris
Seven Solutions to Reduce Ocean Plastic Pollution
Ten Scientific Solutions to Plastic Pollution
Kevlar: It’s Everywhere!
How does Kevlar work?
Why are Kevlar Vests Bulletproof
What is Kevlar and What are the Benefits
60 Kevlar Facts for Kids
What Makes Kevlar So Strong?
Body Armor Made from Spider Silk
Lab-made Spider Silk
Is Spider Silk the Next Bulletproof Material?
Stronger Than Steel, Tougher than Kevlar
History of Body Armor
Body Armor Materials
It’s Later than You Think
History and Science of Hourglasses
French Republican Calendar
Decimal Time in France
History of Timekeeping Devices
What is cURL?
How does Curl Relate to APIs?
Curl Command Exercise
Make a clock timer
How to make a clock timer
Create a Countdown Clock and Stopwatch Timer
Making a timer in Scratch
Let’s Make Some Random Noise
What is Perlin Noise?
Perlin Noise Facts
A Chat with Professor Ken Perlin
Wardle’s Wordle World
What is Wordle?
What to know about Wordle
What is Wordle and How to Play It?
Meet Worldle Geography Game
Best Games Like Wordle
What to Know About Wordle
All About Quordle
Hook and simulate keyboard events on Windows and Linux
Linux 101: Introduction to sudo
Teach, Learn, and Make with Raspberry Pi
Codecademy Introduction to Classes
What Happened to Schedule Bot?
Gotta ‘Craft Them All!
Minecraft, MC Mods, Pixelmon
How to Install Pixelmon mod
Capturing Creativity with Retro Game Design
Making Games with a Retro Aesthetic
Build Your Own Retro Game Machine
Raspberry Pi Based Retro Video Game
Best Tools to Make Games
Video Game Design influence
Computing at School
Computing at school
Computing at School
Also In The August 2022 Issue
This method of detecting marine waste is truly out of this world!
Looking for free computing resources for your classroom? Check out Computing at School!
Never be late again with the help of this neat coding project!
From bulletproof vests to stronger tires, Kevlar is a really versatile material!
Time to learn how humans have kept track of time over the centuries
Check out how programmers are competing to make an even simpler Wordle!
Your dreams of having a robotic friend may be closer than you think!
Check out some of the cool ways virtual reality is being used in medicine!
A sandy problem requires a sandy solution!
Learn how you can use retro game design to help kids embrace their creativity!
Make a kitchen timer with this quick coding lab!
Perlin noise is as random as it gets!
Leave your mark on the world wide web with your own website!
cURL up on the couch and check out this cool open-source tool!
You know leap forward and fall back, now add a little kick with a leap Second
Check out some of the cool tech being invented for pets!
Discover the true origins of the great poop emoji!
Pokemon in Minecraft? Tell me more!
Collection of the Learn More links from all of the August 2022 stories, in one place.
Interesting stories about computer science, software programming, and technology from August 2022.