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ConnectEd: The California Center for College and Career - A Day in the Life Videos A Day in the Life Videos: Peer into the life into the world of work and possible careers. 7 - 12th

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Learn about why STEM education is so important Pre-K – 12th
 tedxwomen TED Talks: Award-winning teen-age science in action In 2011 three young women swept the top prizes of the first Google Science Fair. Hear about their extraordinary projects-- and their route to a passion for science. Pre-K – 12th

TED Talks: Lisa Harouni: A primer on 3D printing  Lisa Harouni gives an introduction to the facscinating process of 3D printing. Pre-K – 12th
 tedxmickmountz TED Talks: Mick Mountz: The hidden world of box-packing Mick Mountz weaves a fascinating tale out of a seemingly boring subject: online ordering, its challenges -- and the surprisingly high-tech solutions. Pre-K – 12th
 tedxannmariethomas TED Talks: AnnMarie Thomas: Hands-on science with squishy circuits AnnMarie Thomas shows how two different kinds of homemade play dough can be used to demonstrate electrical properties. Pre-K – 12th
 tedxrobertlangfolds TED Talks: Robert Lang folds way-new origami Robert Lang merges mathematics with aesthetics to fold elegant modern origami. Pre-K – 12th

TED Talks: David Hoffman shares his Sputnik mania Filmmaker David Hoffman shares footage from his feature-length documentary Sputnik Mania Pre-K – 12th
 tedxsugatamitra TED Talks: Sugata Mitra: The child-driven education Education scientist Sugata Mitra tackles one of the greatest problems of education -- the best teachers and schools don't exist where they're needed most. Pre-K – 12th

TED Talks: Arthur Benjamin’s formula for changing math education Arthur Benjamin offers a bold proposal on how to make math education relevant in the digital age. Pre-K – 12th
 tedxmichelleobama TED Talks: Michelle Obama’s plea for education Michelle Obama makes a passionate, personal case for each student to take education seriously. Pre-K – 12th

TED Talks: Arthur Benjamin does “Mathemagic” Mathematician and magician Arthur Benjamin combines his two passions in "Mathemagics," a mind-boggling presentation of lightning calculations and other feats of mathematical agility. Pre-K – 12th

TED Themes: How We Learn Teachers of all kinds can find fresh resources – and inspiration – in this batch of TEDTalks. Pre-K – 12th

TED Talks: Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity Creativity expert Sir Ken Robinson challenges the way we're educating our children Pre-K – 12th
 tedxkenrobinsonchangingparadigms TED Talks: Ken Robinson: Changing education paradigms Sir Ken Robinson lays out the link between 3 troubling trends: rising drop-out rates, schools' dwindling stake in the arts, and ADHD. Pre-K – 12th

TED Talks: William Kamkwamba: How I harnessed the wind William Kamkwamba shares in his own words the moving tale of invention that changed his life. Pre-K – 12th
 tedxtalesofinvention TED Themes: Tales of Invention No matter the scale – kitchen, continent, or solar system – invention grants us access to the frontiers of our understanding. Pre-K – 12th

TED Talks: Conrad Wolfram: Teaching kids real math with computer Conrad Wolfram presents his radical idea: teaching kids math through computer programming. Pre-K – 12th