Wesley Fryer, Ph.D. (@wfryer)

Oklahoma City, OK

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @wfryer ever

February 18th, 2014

storychasers fantastic meeting this evening w some grant writers & collaborators - VERY excited about these new prospects for digital storytelling!

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I joined the G+ Community “50+ Web Ways to Tell a Story” j.mp/N8neBx & you should 2! - brainchild of digital media wizard @cogdog

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@_levi_ @jpierce61 I favor STEM over STEAM as well, but also support creativity & arts integration across the curriculum. & I teach STEM :-)

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iReading: An Open Letter to STEAM: If You Build It, ED Will Come j.mp/1fbenvf by @edgamer

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@dierdreshetler ooo that sounds great too- our family loves Flagstaff! We drove to San Diego several years over Spring Break & stopped there

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I’m watching @edgamer episode 129 LIVE right NOW - 3 year anniversary show! plus.google.com/u/0/events/cmi…

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fun video: The Apollo 15 Hammer-Feather Drop j.mp/O5oTcn via Michael DiSpezio

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iReading: Whatever Happened to the Brontosaurus? j.mp/1jODzcO via Michael DiSpezio

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visiting the Grand Canyon? Meteor Crater is a 3 hour drive from the north rim j.mp/1gRXQdU via Michael DiSpezio

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Google tip: add “SEM” to searches for insects to bring up “scanning electron microscope” images via Michael DiSpezio

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Big Dipper en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Dipper is an asterism en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asterism_… (star grouping in larger constellation) via Michael DiSpezio

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iReading: There’s More to the North Star Than Meets the Eye j.mp/O5euNO via Michael DiSpezio (triple star system)

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Astrolabe originated in the Middle East for fortune telling j.mp/O5fVvD via Michael DiSpezio

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orbit around a planet is a balance between gravity and forward movement qrg.northwestern.edu/projects/vss/d… via Michael DiSpezio

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eccentricity of Earth’s elliptical orbit is less than 0.02% en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orbital_e… via Michael DiSpezio

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Now doing a “game show” activity with Michael DiSpezio on “scientific misconceptions”

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very important article: David Boren editorial: Wake up, Oklahoma! j.mp/1cVO7Pu on @tulsaworld via @April2383

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April2383 Paper Cup party line! instagram.com/p/kkH6fqAV99/

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@BioZine by @HMHCo is an openly accessible & science online magazine gr8 for student writing prompts biologybiozine.com

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@Dico_Kr that’s a bummer :-( A good reason to use one of the tracking apps then, I guess…

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@jmill517 woo hoo! More resources on the Interactive Writing page of Mapping Media too :-) maps.playingwithmedia.com/interactive-wr… @KidblogDotOrg

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@okeducation indeed. there are some good open resources he’s shared… & it’s interesting to see how they are packaging blended curriculum

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best vocab takeaway for me from today’s workshop: Dihedral (aircraft) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dihedral_… via via Michael DiSpezio

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@April2383 ok, please take a look & let me know if you see any needed edits/changes! edcampokc.org/2014/02/18/fir…

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Just heard about @BetterBlockOKC’s PARK MOB this past Saturday in Mckinley Park! j.mp/O4Fxc8 via Adam Zodrow

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Now we’re hearing an obligatory infomercial presentation from @HMHCo about their Oklahoma science textbook

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Iridium Flares app: gr8 for tracking these dramatic satellite events at your home! j.mp/1eMUW5P via Michael DiSpezio

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This Sunday 7:29 pm in OKC: gr8 4 min chance to see ISS! j.mp/1jO4bdY via Michael DiSpezio j.mp/1jO49mo

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@xplanes4u nice! thanks for that link :-)

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videos Michael DiSpezio created with @MythBusters are in: Mr D’s Science Club iOS app itunes.apple.com/us/app/mr-ds-s…

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Idea for doing reverb with a string phone: connect a slinky! via Michael DiSpezio

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@MsMagiera gr8 - thanks for the link! We’ll find a date & fill out the form! @MsLaidler @skibtech @April2383 sites.google.com/site/playdatec…

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app Space Station (ISS) j.mp/1mrbYR2 j.mp/1mrbYR2 (track when ISS passes over you) via Michael DiSpezio

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fun summer activity after dinner w friends at home: Spot The Station: NASA j.mp/1kS7eSL via Michael DiSpezio

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gr8 video: The Curiosity Rover Landing j.mp/MvVrex (3 min) via Michael DiSpezio

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Car airbags don’t fill w/ compressed air, can’t fill fast enough. Instead chemical reaction: Sodium azide en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sodium_az…

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@MsMagiera @MsLaidler @skibtech should be a Sat evening 6-10, or full day Sat, or am only Sat, or other?! @April2383

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@MsMagiera @MsLaidler @skibtech advice needed! at Sat @April2383 & I decided to host a event soon like

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Atypical paper glider design evolution instagram.com/p/kkDTNVugAX/

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MsMagiera @MsLaidler working hard on planning with her high tech self. pic.twitter.com/gewxlahDnG

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people were parachuting out of hot air balloons before airplanes were invented! via Michael DiSpezio

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Atypical paper airplane design #2 today instagram.com/p/kkBoBCOgOR/

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remember to add “Dihedral” angle en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dihedral_… to your paper airplanes via Michael DiSpezio

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Atypical paper glider design (add folds to reduce lift) instagram.com/p/kkAuS6ugNB/

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Atypical paper airplane glider design [VIDEO] instagram.com/p/kkAhkTOgMt/

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lift is a function of wing design (if lift is greater than weight, it will climb) via Michael DiSpezio

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NASA FoilSim computer simulator great for calculating LIFT grc.nasa.gov/WWW/k-12/airpl… via Michael DiSpezio

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Michael DiSpezio worked with Mythbuster video team to develop videos as “hooks” for STEM projects

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STEM engages inventiveness & critical thinking via Michael DiSpezio example: the “gem” paperclip design fastcompany.com/1605439/uncomm…

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Easy rotary lever w a paperclip via Michael DiSpezio instagram.com/p/kj_Je6OgLD/

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@ExecSpeakers Can you elaborate on what you mean? I’d like to hear / read more!

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How do you motivate students in STEM? via Engineering Challenges! via Michael DiSpezio

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STEM is about academic discipline integration - Michael DiSpezio

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Top of Empire State Building was engineered as a mooring point for Zepplins, only used once for Blimps tho - via Michael DiSpezio

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I’ll say this for textbook publishers like @HMHCo -they know how to market a workshop to pack in the teachers flickr.com/photos/wfryer/…

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Interesting: Michael DiSpezio’s keynote, 1/2 day & full day speaking rates are listed w @PremiereSpeaker premierespeakers.com/michael_dispez…

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I’m in a STEM workshop today w Michael DiSpezio in OKC sponsored by @HMHCo Science Fusion textbook publishers

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Vitamin C was first isolated from the spice paprika - via Michael DiSpezio

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A pick-me-up [VIDEO] from The Lego Movie to start your day: Everything is Awesome! j.mp/1j7SUT6

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