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Eating More Fruits, Veggies May Help Kidney Patients: MedlinePlus

Eating More Fruits, Veggies May Help Kidney Patients: MedlinePlus | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
Eating More Fruits, Veggies May Help Kidney Patients (Some people w/ kidney disease can improve their health by adding fruits & vegetables to their diet, new study indicates http://t.co/9lS7bQse...)...
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An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
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Al Gore Tells Leftists They Must “Punish Climate-Change Deniers,” Force Them To Pay A Price

Al Gore Tells Leftists They Must “Punish Climate-Change Deniers,” Force Them To Pay A Price | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
Excerpted from Eco Watch: For the third time in the last few years, Al Gore, founder and chairman of the Climate Reality Project, spoke at the festival on Friday. Naturally, his interactive discussion focused on addressing the climate crisis.
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5 most incredible discoveries of the week

5 most incredible discoveries of the week | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
The world's oldest pretzel and a study that discourages you from telling kids they're super-special make the list.
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The Price Of Hype: The Public Now Has Unrealistic Timelines For Science - Science 2.0

The Price Of Hype: The Public Now Has Unrealistic Timelines For Science - Science 2.0 | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
Science 2.0 The Price Of Hype: The Public Now Has Unrealistic Timelines For Science Science 2.0 A decade ago there was a culture war surrounding human embryonic stem cells - people assumed it was a science issue, though in hindsight it was mostly...
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3M Science. Applied to Life.

You might not always realize it, but you're never more than 10 feet away from 3M Science. It's in cars, planes, homes, clothes - pretty much everything. No wonder you use 3M Science over...
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New wormy amphibians discovered in Southeast Asia

New wormy amphibians discovered in Southeast Asia | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
Worms come in all different sizes, shapes, textures, colors, and flavors. Some attack human digestive systems, some surface after a rainstorm, and some come in plastic wrappers, covered in sour sugar, at the local grocery store.
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How To Control Insects Like Ant-Man: Science Friction Ep 41

Paul Rudd as Ant-Man isn't the only one who can command insects. Scientists have been doing it for over a decade. They've gotten so good at it - they can show you how to do it at home....
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Technology is Transforming What and How We Learn - Huffington Post

Technology is Transforming What and How We Learn - Huffington Post | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
Given the accelerating pace of change, one has to ask: Does investing time and money in education still have the same payoff it once did? Does the particular expertise you acquire remain relevant and put you at an advantage in the real world?
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Science Explains Why Men Like Women With Curvy Booties - Huffington Post

Science Explains Why Men Like Women With Curvy Booties - Huffington Post | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
From that bootylicious Kim photo that broke the internet to hit songs like "All About That Bass," women's backsides are having a major moment in the spotlight.

Interest in the female form is nothing new, of course.
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DOE Looks for New Ways to Get More Girls to Study Technology - NY1

DOE Looks for New Ways to Get More Girls to Study Technology - NY1 | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
The Department of Education is looking for a new solution to a persistent problem: how to get more girls to study technology.
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FAU, Scripps Florida, Max Planck announce plans for research and education ... - Florida Trend

FAU, Scripps Florida, Max Planck announce plans for research and education ... - Florida Trend | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
One of Florida’s leading public research universities and two of the world’s premier research institutions will create one-of-a-kind education programs that will attract the best and brightest students to Palm Beach County, and transform Florida...
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The best teacher tools for creating classroom quizzes

The best teacher tools for creating classroom quizzes | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
The days of tried-and-tested classroom quizzes are getting shaken up. Thanks to education technology, we’re seeing a massive influx of entertaining yet useful apps and web tools that make quizzes a bit more engaging.

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The first 5-10 quiz creators are the ones most folks use, but this list is very comprehensive.

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5 Google Chrome Apps for Social Studies Teachers

5 Google Chrome Apps for Social Studies Teachers | Free Online Education | Scoop.it

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Google Tips and Tricks - "I didn't know I could do that in Google!"

Google tips and tricks presentation by Tom D'Amico to educators on Nov. 6, 2014 at BIT14 (ECOO) in Niagara Falls, Ontario..


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Excellent presentation

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It pays to know how to "google"!

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So much fun stuff! Liking Google Keep.

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Mind-Blowing Outer space Attractions

Mind-Blowing Outer space Attractions | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
We look at 15 unbelievable-but-true outer space discoveries | From northmix
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Travel deals from around the globe - Washington Post

Travel deals from around the globe - Washington Post | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
Discounts include lodging at St. Lucia and Portugal beaches; air fare to New Zealand; and Beijing package tours.
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Advances in Technology, Biotech Changing Humans' Relationship to the ... - TheStreet.com

Advances in Technology, Biotech Changing Humans' Relationship to the ... - TheStreet.com | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
Steve Gullans, co-author of 'Evolving Ourselves,' says technology and biotechnology are creating a world of unnatural selection for humans.
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Wearable Drone Technology Is Coming, So Brace Yourselves For The Future - Bustle

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Remember those glasses that had lenses that changed color as you walked outside? That was just the beginning of wearable technology.
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Senate To Consider New Health Exchange - CBS Local

Senate To Consider New Health Exchange - CBS Local | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
Looking for ways to expand health-care coverage, a Senate committee next week is slated to consider a wide-ranging proposal that would set up a new insurance-exchange program, according to documents filed Thursday.
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5 Most Incredible Discoveries of the Week - Newser

5 Most Incredible Discoveries of the Week - Newser | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
Including why saunas may save your life and how to survive a zombie apocalypse
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Climate change: why the Guardian is putting threat to Earth front and centre | Alan Rusbridger

Climate change: why the Guardian is putting threat to Earth front and centre | Alan Rusbridger | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
As global warming argument moves on to politics and business, Alan Rusbridger explains the thinking behind our major series on the climate crisis
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The mathematics of love

The mathematics of love | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
Finding the right mate is no cakewalk -- but is it even mathematically likely? In a charming talk, mathematician Hannah Fry shows patterns in how we look for love, and gives her top three tips (verified by math!
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We can make science funding go further by better sharing equipment - The Guardian

We can make science funding go further by better sharing equipment - The Guardian | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
A new report suggests more sharing of research equipment may be a better way of getting more bang out of the science funding buck than clawing back ‘efficiency savings’ out of grant funding.
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CK-12 has over 100,000 teacher created digital textbooks available for free

CK-12 has over 100,000 teacher created digital textbooks available for free | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
CK-12, a great resource for free e-textbook and curricular resources, has just announced that there are now over 100,000 teacher-created digital textbooks available online on their site.

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If you're teaching math or science, you should check out the free materials available ..

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1000 Google Chrome Experiments!

1000 Google Chrome Experiments! | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
With its Chrome browser, Google has changed the Web in some truly significant ways. One of the ways it has achieved success in this field is always pushing for new ways of doing things. Experimentation. Trial and error. Failures leading into successes. As far as users go, this mindset can be seen most clearly with…

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Five Google Chrome apps for Social Studies teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Five Google Chrome apps for Social Studies teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Free Online Education | Scoop.it

"Below are some useful Chrome apps we have curated from Chrome web store for social studies teachers. The post comes as response to the multiple requests we have been receiving over the last couple of weeks ..."

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