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HowStuffWorks "Why isn't the U.S. on the metric system?"

HowStuffWorks "Why isn't the U.S. on the metric system?" | Ms. Verret - Student Info | Scoop.it
Why isn't the U.S. on the metric system? Learn about the reasons the United States has been slow to adopt the metric system.
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What do you know about atoms? Take this atomic quiz! : Discovery Channel

What do you know about atoms? Take this atomic quiz! : Discovery Channel | Ms. Verret - Student Info | Scoop.it
Think you know all there is to know about atoms? Test your knowledge with our atoms quiz.
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What unconventional fuels tell us about the global energy system | Plugged In, Scientific American Blog Network

What unconventional fuels tell us about the global energy system | Plugged In, Scientific American Blog Network | Ms. Verret - Student Info | Scoop.it
Several days ago I finished reading Charles C. Mann’s article in The Atlantic titled “What If We Never Run Out Of Oil?”, a long-form discussion of ...
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Funnel Wind Turbine Generates Jaw-Dropping Power : DNews

Funnel Wind Turbine Generates Jaw-Dropping Power : DNews | Ms. Verret - Student Info | Scoop.it
The design could bring the cost of wind power down to a price competitive with natural gas. Continue reading →
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Researchers Harness Bacteria to Make Clean ‘Bio-Batteries’

Researchers Harness Bacteria to Make Clean ‘Bio-Batteries’ | Ms. Verret - Student Info | Scoop.it
Researchers from the University of East Anglia have made strides in developing bacteria for use as 'bio-batteries'' that produce clean, renewable energy.
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Cool Jobs: Green Science

Cool Jobs: Green Science | Ms. Verret - Student Info | Scoop.it
Scientists get at the root (and stem, leaf, flower, fruit and seed) of the relationship between plants and their environment
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HowStuffWorks "5 Things You Didn't Know About the Metric System"

HowStuffWorks "5 Things You Didn't Know About the Metric System" | Ms. Verret - Student Info | Scoop.it
The metric system is used in most of the world, and it's easy to see why the system caught on. Learn 5 things you didn't know about the metric system.
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HowStuffWorks "How Atoms Work"

HowStuffWorks "How Atoms Work" | Ms. Verret - Student Info | Scoop.it
Atoms are in your body, the chair you are sitting in, your desk and even in the air. Learn about the particles that make the universe possible.
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How Do Microwaves Work?

How Do Microwaves Work? | Ms. Verret - Student Info | Scoop.it
Microwave ovens are a quick and easy way to heat food. How exactly do they work? Join Trace as he discusses how microwaves are able to heat food so quickly.
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U.N. Urges Eating Insects; 8 Popular Bugs to Try

U.N. Urges Eating Insects; 8 Popular Bugs to Try | Ms. Verret - Student Info | Scoop.it
From beetles to butterflies and from ants to stinkbugs, people in dozens of countries regularly eat insects. Here are the most popular types of edible critters.
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“Rock Breathing” Bacteria Could Help Soak Up Oil Spill in Gulf

“Rock Breathing” Bacteria Could Help Soak Up Oil Spill in Gulf | Ms. Verret - Student Info | Scoop.it
Scientists at East Anglia University have figured out how rock breathing bacteria -- yes you read that correctly -- that live below the Earth's surface survive by, well, breathing on rocks.
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Quiz Your Noodle: Bacteria -- National Geographic Kids

Quiz Your Noodle: Bacteria -- National Geographic Kids | Ms. Verret - Student Info | Scoop.it
They're everywhere. Billions of them, hiding in plain sight. What are they? Bacteria! Find out if you know what's true and what's false about these microscopic organisms.
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