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Google Takes You on a Mind-Boggling Trip to 100,000 Stars

Google Takes You on a Mind-Boggling Trip to 100,000 Stars | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
Ready for a mind-blowing trip? Google's got you covered with its "100,000 Stars" Chrome experiment, visualizing our stellar neighborhood in a way you've never seen.

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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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5 Ways Google Tools Can Make Education More Exciting

5 Ways Google Tools Can Make Education More Exciting | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
Google’s no stranger to the education space. Teachers have been benefiting from the tools they create for years.

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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, February 26, 9:21 PM

Excellent assignments from teachers using Google tools.

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Science is Totally Awesome!

Science is Totally Awesome! | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
New scientific discoveries that will make your head spin. Flying cars? A cure for baldness? Metal insects? Yes, yes, and yes! | From techweev
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An underwater discovery may have just changed Britain's history forever

An underwater discovery may have just changed Britain's history forever | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
Remarkable new archaeological discoveries are likely to completely rewrite a key part of British prehistory.
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Medical schools don't teach these key lessons — and it's ruining our health - Washington Post

Medical schools don't teach these key lessons — and it's ruining our health - Washington Post | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
Many Americans are getting more health care than they need.
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Poll: Americans More Concerned About Energy Affordability than Climate Change

Poll: Americans More Concerned About Energy Affordability than Climate Change | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
Americans are more concerned with the availability and affordability of energy than they are with climate change or general environmental concerns, according to a Gallup poll released Wednesday.
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Will the Next Giant Oil Discovery Come from the Sky? - Yahoo News

Will the Next Giant Oil Discovery Come from the Sky? - Yahoo News | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
Will the Next Giant Oil Discovery Come from the Sky?
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Under 30? The President Would Like You To Know Health Care Is Hip - NPR

Under 30? The President Would Like You To Know Health Care Is Hip - NPR | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
Under 30? The President Would Like You To Know Health Care Is Hip NPR The deadline to sign up for insurance under the ACA is a little more than two weeks away, and so far, signups among the young — which the law needs to be a success — have been...
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8 Things Kids should Be Able to Do with Technology ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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The Sun is About to Flip Its (Magnetic) Poles - Voice of America (blog)

The Sun is About to Flip Its (Magnetic) Poles - Voice of America (blog) | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
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The Sun is About to Flip Its (Magnetic) Poles
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Here at Science World, one of our favorite topics is the sun.
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Seven Alumni honored with Penn State's Outstanding Science Alumni Award - Penn State News

Seven Alumni honored with Penn State's Outstanding Science Alumni Award - Penn State News | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
Seven Alumni honored with Penn State's Outstanding Science Alumni Award Penn State News As the lead for all biological research, he oversees 100 life scientists and more than 60,000 square feet of laboratories at the premier nonmedical research...
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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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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, February 27, 11:46 PM

Lots of learning in this online presentation filled with Google search tips and tricks.

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Are you good on google?  Take it to another level.

Xavier Lambert's curator insight, March 1, 8:59 PM

C'est touffu, parfois même difficile d'accès, mais on apprend effectivement des tonnes de trucs :-)

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Watch Senator James Inhofe Throw a Snowball on the Senate Floor to Prove Climate Change Doesn't Exist | VICE News

Inhofe says climate change is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people — and he chairs the committee overseeing US environment and climate change policy.
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Teachers unintentionally turn girls away from math and science, study finds - PBS NewsHour

Teachers unintentionally turn girls away from math and science, study finds - PBS NewsHour | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
However unintended these biases may be, they help to shape women's career paths for years to come, said Edith Sand, an economist at the Bank of Israel and economics professor at Tel Aviv University.
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Could a Personality Test Improve Your Health? - New York Times (blog)

Could a Personality Test Improve Your Health? - New York Times (blog) | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
A growing body of research suggests that personality can affect your health, and that changing it could help you get better.
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Bald Bride Planning Honeymoon After Beating Cancer

Bald Bride Planning Honeymoon After Beating Cancer | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
Looking back on her wedding day, Shannon Jones said she wouldn’t change a thing -- including her bald head.
At the time of the wedding last July, the kindergarten teacher from Redding, Connecticut, was fighting cancer.
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White House orders broader Obamacare health plans in 2015 - Washington Post (blog)

White House orders broader Obamacare health plans in 2015 - Washington Post (blog) | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
Washington Post (blog) White House orders broader Obamacare health plans in 2015 Washington Post (blog) The Obama administration is requiring health plans in Obamacare insurance marketplaces to include a more robust offering of care providers in...
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Academics Anonymous: sexism is driving women out of science - The Guardian (blog)

Academics Anonymous: sexism is driving women out of science - The Guardian (blog) | Free Online Education | Scoop.it
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Academics Anonymous: sexism is driving women out of science
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Women in science face persistent challenges and discrimination. My less experienced male colleagues will attend conferences instead of me.
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This Dog Can Sit, Fetch, Ride a Bike | Outrageous Acts of Science

They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but Norman the pup may have the best dog trick ever when he demonstrates riding a bike. | For more Outrageous...
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President Obama tweets about Stanford Prof. Jon Krosnick’s bogus poll on climate change

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RT @ClimateDepot: President Obama tweets about Stanford Prof. Jon Krosnick’s bogus poll on climate change http://t.co/TlngYoR9jd
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Durfee students take math with meals - Herald & Review

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Durfee students take math with meals
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DECATUR — Kate Mc-Kearn's classroom at Durfee Magnet School is a busy place first thing in the morning.
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