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20 Free Educational Tools: Videos, Guides, and Printables!

20 Free Educational Tools: Videos, Guides, and Printables! | Interesting Science News | Scoop.it
Enjoy this list of 20 free educational tools for teachers. Educators everywhere can find free teaching resources for all subjects and grade levels!

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Lihi Telem's curator insight, June 2, 1:57 AM
מבחר כלים דיגיטליים חינמיים להוראה בכל הגילאים ובתחומי דעת שונים
Jamie Edwards (IDS)'s curator insight, June 3, 8:34 AM
The iRubrics by rcampus.com was particularly interesting. I will pass it on to instructors for rubric ideas.
Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, June 10, 3:40 PM
Some helpful tools here. 
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01CE04 Basic Concepts in Chemistry: Units 1

Welcome to Chemcepts, an Online Chemistry Course with focus on conceptual learning from bottom to top, building concept by concept. Here, some ...
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How did Lake Nyos suddenly kill 1,700 people? - HowStuffWorks

How did Lake Nyos suddenly kill 1,700 people? - HowStuffWorks | Interesting Science News | Scoop.it
Lake Nyos suddenly killed 1,700 people in a recent disaster. Find out hwy Lake Nyos exploded in this article.
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Did a volcanic cataclysm 40,000 years ago trigger the final demise of the Neanderthals?

Did a volcanic cataclysm 40,000 years ago trigger the final demise of the Neanderthals? | Interesting Science News | Scoop.it
The Campanian Ignimbrite (CI) eruption in Italy 40,000 years ago was one of the largest volcanic cataclysms in Europe and injected a significant amount of sulfur-dioxide (SO2) into the stratosphere. Scientists have long debated whether this eruption contributed to the final extinction of the Neanderthals. This new study tests this hypothesis with a sophisticated climate model.
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DR Congo seeks gorilla park change

DR Congo seeks gorilla park change | Interesting Science News | Scoop.it
DR Congo says it wants to redraw the boundaries of Virunga National Park, a Unesco World Heritage site, to allow for oil exploration
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New study identifies key design features that boost violins' acoustic power

New study identifies key design features that boost violins' acoustic power | Interesting Science News | Scoop.it
Some of the most prized violins in the world were crafted in the Italian workshops of Amati, Stradivari, and Guarneri—master violinmaking families from the 17th and 18th centuries who produced increasingly powerful instruments in the renaissance and baroque musical eras. These violins, worth millions ...
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Big Data and Bacteria: Mapping the New York Subway’s DNA

Big Data and Bacteria: Mapping the New York Subway’s DNA | Interesting Science News | Scoop.it
An 18-month project to map the microbes that populate the New York City subway system—which include the germs that cause food poisoning, meningitis and even bubonic plague—shows how commuters pass on bacteria from the food they eat, the pets or plants they keep, and their shoes, trash, sneezes and unwashed hands.
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The Anti-Vaccine Generation: How Movement Against Shots Got Its Start

The Anti-Vaccine Generation: How Movement Against Shots Got Its Start | Interesting Science News | Scoop.it
The controversy over measles vaccination has its roots in a generational divide as well as misinformation and distrust of government and science.
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Sir Paul Nurse criticises those who distort scientific evidence

Sir Paul Nurse criticises those who distort scientific evidence | Interesting Science News | Scoop.it
Senior scientist urges peers to challenge influential figures who misuse science to support preconceived beliefs
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Extinctions during human era one thousand times more than before

Extinctions during human era one thousand times more than before | Interesting Science News | Scoop.it
The gravity of the world's current extinction rate becomes clearer upon knowing what it was before people came along. A new estimate finds that species die off as much as 1,000 times more frequently nowadays than they used to. That's 10 times worse than the old estimate of 100 times.
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More Research Linking Global Warming To Bad Weather Events

More Research Linking Global Warming To Bad Weather Events | Interesting Science News | Scoop.it
A new paper advances our understanding of the link between anthropogenic global warming and the apparent uptick in severe weather events we’ve been experiencing. Let’s have a look at the phenomenon and the new research. Climate Change: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly. It is mostly bad. Sometimes it is ugly. I was looking…
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Estimated 1.65 million global cardiovascular deaths each year linked to high sodium consumption

Estimated 1.65 million global cardiovascular deaths each year linked to high sodium consumption | Interesting Science News | Scoop.it
More than 1.6M cardiovascular-related deaths per year can be attributed to sodium consumption above the WHO’s recommendation of 2.0 g per day, researchers have found in a new analysis of populations across 187 countries, to be published in the August 14 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine.
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From chaos to order: How ants optimize food search

From chaos to order: How ants optimize food search | Interesting Science News | Scoop.it
Ants are capable of complex problem-solving strategies that could be widely applied as optimization techniques. An individual ant searching for food walks in random ways. Yet the collective foraging behavior of ants goes well beyond that, a mathematical study reveals: The animal movements at a certain point change from chaos to order. This happens in a self-organized way. Understanding the ants could help analyze similar phenomena -- for instance how humans roam the Internet.
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INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIC CHEMISTRY - Lesson 2

INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIC CHEMISTRY - Lesson 2 - Reasons for the existence of large number of organic compounds.
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Phys.org - News and Articles on Science and Technology

Phys.org - News and Articles on Science and Technology | Interesting Science News | Scoop.it
Phys.org internet news portal provides the latest news on science including: Physics, Space Science, Earth Science, Health and Medicine
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Scientists Create Global-Scale Maps of Mercury Chemistry - Sci-News.com

Scientists Create Global-Scale Maps of Mercury Chemistry - Sci-News.com | Interesting Science News | Scoop.it
Researchers have created global-scale maps of Mercury’s surface chemistry that reveal the presence of distinct geochemical terranes.
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BIG SODA plagiarizing the BIG TOBACCO playbook - Translational Global Health

BIG SODA plagiarizing the BIG TOBACCO playbook - Translational Global Health | Interesting Science News | Scoop.it
This week on PLOS TGH is a guest post from Jack Fisher focusing on the plight of Big Soda and the innovative work of Dunk The Junk, the Maine-based NGO aim
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Renewables to transform India's energy landscape in seven years

Renewables to transform India's energy landscape in seven years | Interesting Science News | Scoop.it
India's renewable power capacity is set to reach 170GW by 2022, write Areeba Hamid & Oliver Tickell - reducing power shortages and bringing electricity to off-grid of rural communities for the first time. But it may also have an unintended consequence - cutting off investment in India's troubled coal sector as prospects for future profitability evaporate..
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Measuring The Earth With A Wire | Inside Science

Measuring The Earth With A Wire | Inside Science | Interesting Science News | Scoop.it
You can examine the power of gravity on a table top.
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We're all going to die; DNA strands on the end of our chromosomes hint when

We're all going to die; DNA strands on the end of our chromosomes hint when | Interesting Science News | Scoop.it
Scientists currently studying the gene mutations that cause people to have unnaturally short telomeres. Recent research finds those mutations are connected to both pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema.
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Famous Milgram 'electric shocks' experiment drew wrong conclusions about evil, say psychologists

Famous Milgram 'electric shocks' experiment drew wrong conclusions about evil, say psychologists | Interesting Science News | Scoop.it
For more than 50 years, anyone seeking proof that humans are capable of evil need only refer to the electric shocks administered by volunteers in the famous Milgram Experiment.
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Small asteroid to safely pass close to Earth Sunday

Small asteroid to safely pass close to Earth Sunday | Interesting Science News | Scoop.it
A small asteroid, designated 2014 RC, will safely pass very close to Earth on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014. At the time of closest approach, based on current calculations to be about 2:18 p.m. EDT (11:18 a.m. PDT / 18:18 UTC), the asteroid will be roughly over New Zealand. From its reflected brightness, astronomers estimate that the asteroid is about 60 feet (20 meters) in size.
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World's rarest bird needs new home

World's rarest bird needs new home | Interesting Science News | Scoop.it
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Madagascar pochard, world's rarest bird, needs new home
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Survey of marine scientists: Ocean productivity, ocean acidification, ocean-life stressors are serious issues

Survey of marine scientists: Ocean productivity, ocean acidification, ocean-life stressors are serious issues | Interesting Science News | Scoop.it
Declines in ocean productivity, increases in ocean acidification, and the cumulative effects of multiple stressors on ocean health are among the most pressing issues facing coastal and maritime countries, according to a survey of scientists. All three issues were ranked in the top five ocean research priorities by oceanographers and marine ecologists from around the globe.
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In Darwin’s Footsteps

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The biologists Peter and Rosemary Grant have spent four decades tracking finches on the cone of an extinct volcano and augmenting our understanding of evolution.
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