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Let's Color Some Insects

Insect coloring book for kids.

 

New Mexico State Extension

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March 31: Earth Hour Global

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Hundreds of millions of people, businesses and governments around the world unite each year to support the largest environmental event in history – Earth Hour.

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Global Volcanism Program | This Dynamic Planet

Global Volcanism Program | This Dynamic Planet | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

An interactive map lets you explore 1,500 volcanoes, 44,000 earthquakes, 170 impact craters, and all the tectonic plates that make up the earth's crust. If a volcano erupts, or the crust trembles, you can find the event on this map.

 

 

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Illuminations: Resources for Teaching Math

Illuminations: Resources for Teaching Math | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Explore our library of 108 online activities that help to make math come alive in the classroom or at home.

 

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

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Creating and Growing Edible Schoolyards Manual

A how to manual for school professionals.

 

Created in partnership between Anoka County, MN Community Health & Environmental Services Department’s SHIP initiative and the Anoka–Hennepin School District

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TeachingHistory.org

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Provides lessons, teaching guides, best practices, and other resources for teaching history. See videos on "what is historical thinking," teaching history in elementary school, and the digital classroom. Find primary sources and reviews of more than 1,000 websites and primary document resources.

 

TeachingHistory.org, Department of Education

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Peter's Online Typing Course: Online Typing Lessons for Everyone!

Peter's Online Typing Course: Online Typing Lessons for Everyone! | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Free online typing course....

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A Guide for Creating School Gardens as Outdoor Classrooms

Your school garden provides the context to learn about the world we live in.

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How Does Your Garden Grow? Discovering How Weather Patterns Affect Natural Cycles.

How Does Your Garden Grow? Discovering How Weather Patterns Affect Natural Cycles. | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Conducting a weather fact scavenger hunt to explore how a warm winter has had effects on plant bloom times and other natural processes.

 

New York Times

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Booker T. Washington's West Virginia Boyhood

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The collected writings of Booker T. Washington fill thirteen impressive volumes, and the first website offers scholars access to all of them. Published by the University of Illinois Press, these volumes tell the story of Washington's life and work in rich detail.

 

West Virginia Division of Culture and History

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Welcome to A Sightseer's Guide to Engineering

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A Sightseer's Guide to Engineering takes you to engineering creations across the United States. Find fun and stimulating destinations while learning how engineering improves our quality of life and helps make our economy go.

 

National Society of Professional Engineers

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Live Penguin Webcam at SeaWorld

Live Penguin Webcam at SeaWorld | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

From puppies to Siku the polar bear cub, we just can’t get enough of watching animals mill about on camera. Now here’s one more live video feed to add to the list — a 24/7 penguin cam!

 

SeaWorld San Diego

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Daylight Saving Time

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Information on the current implementation and history of daylight time in the U.S. Daylight Saving Time begins on March 11. Not all places in the U.S. observe daylight time. In particular, Hawaii and most of Arizona do not use it. Indiana adopted its use beginning in 2006.

 

United States Naval Observatory

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On This Day in History: March 29

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Important events in history.

 

NY Times: The Learning Network

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Humanity Against Hunger

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In the Humanity Against Hunger web module, students become volunteers to help solve the severe food shortage faced in Africa. Through the interactive experience, students learn how nitrogen, potassium and phosphorous deficiencies can stunt plant growth in different ways. They also learn how replenishing the land with fertilizer can help farmers achieve higher yields of crops to feed more people.

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On This Day in History: March 24

On This Day in History: March 24 | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Important events in history.

 

New York Times: The Learning Network

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Help Your Child Succeed in Math

Help Your Child Succeed in Math | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Tips on helping your kids with math.

 

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

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On This Day in History: March 21

On This Day in History: March 21 | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Learn about important events in history.

 

New York Times: The Learning Network

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Bank Jr: Classroom

Bank Jr: Classroom | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Learn about money, savings, budgeting and other banking topics

 

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On This Day in History: March 20

On This Day in History: March 20 | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

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New York Times: The Learning Network

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The Garden School (Your Backyard Classroom)

The Garden School (Your Backyard Classroom) | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Your back yard is an amazing classroom! Your children can grow a love for gardening and nature while working in their plots, as well as gain a new appreciation for science, math and art.

 

Lear2Grow

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On This Day in History : March 19

On This Day in History : March 19 | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

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New York Times

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The State of the World’s Children 2012: Children in an Urban World

The State of the World’s Children 2012: Children in an Urban World | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

UNICEF's flagship report focuses on the situation of children growing up in urban settings.

 

UNICEF

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Do the Math

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Do the Math is a weekly cable television show that features mathematics teachers explaining key mathematical concepts. Segments now on You Tube.

 

University of Arizona Center for Recruitment and Retention of Mathematics Teachers

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PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

PBS LearningMedia: A collection of 16,000+ resources for teachers by subject area.

 

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