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Gravitational Waves Simply Explained With A Cube And Marble | Video

Gravitational Waves Simply Explained With A Cube And Marble | Video | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
ESA LISA Pathfinder project scientist Paul McNamara explains the phenomena predicted by Albert Einstein's General Theory of Relativity. The LISA Pathfinder mission will test the "concept of low-frequency gravitational wave detection."
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How I harnessed the wind

How I harnessed the wind | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
At age 14, in poverty and famine, a Malawian boy built a windmill to power his family's home. Now at 22, William Kamkwamba, who speaks at TED, here, for the second time, shares in his own words the moving tale of invention that changed his life.
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China Just Released True Color HD Photos Of The Moon

China Just Released True Color HD Photos Of The Moon | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
This month, the China National Space Administration released all of the images from their recent moon landing to the public. There are now hundreds and..
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What STEM programs match your interest | STEMStudy

What STEM programs match your interest | STEMStudy | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
Take this quiz to find out which STEM fields match your interests? This is just a fun starting point for exploring your future in STEM.
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An Impractical, Ahistorical, Mathematically Elegant Way to Figure out the Earth Is a Sphere

An Impractical, Ahistorical, Mathematically Elegant Way to Figure out the Earth Is a Sphere | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
All it takes is several friends and a lot of rope.
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Astronomers discover largest solar system - BBC News

Astronomers discover largest solar system - BBC News | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
Astronomers discover the largest known solar system, consisting of a large planet that takes a million years to orbit its star.
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Researchers can now convert CO2 from the air directly into methanol fuel

Researchers can now convert CO2 from the air directly into methanol fuel | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
Sharing the science that matters.
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Elementary Engineering: From Simple Machines to Life Skills

Elementary Engineering: From Simple Machines to Life Skills | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
At Charles R. Drew, educators use design thinking for teaching engineering concepts to elementary students.
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Behavior Expectations and How to Teach Them

Behavior Expectations and How to Teach Them | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
Instead of assigning disciplinary consequences when students don't meet behavior expectations, why not deal them as we would deal with academic failures and missteps?
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21 of the Most Beautiful Wildlife Photos on 500px

21 of the Most Beautiful Wildlife Photos on 500px | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
Beautiful Photography, Incredible Stories
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Scientists Find Hints Of A Giant, Hidden Planet In Our Solar System

Scientists Find Hints Of A Giant, Hidden Planet In Our Solar System | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
Something very big, out beyond Neptune, is warping the orbits of small, icy objects circling our sun. Astronomers haven't seen it yet, but say the culprit could be a planet with 10 times Earth's mass.
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How a Failed Experiment Turned Into a Stunning Medical Breakthrough (Video)

How a Failed Experiment Turned Into a Stunning Medical Breakthrough (Video) | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
The fascinating video above tells the story of MIT Professor Ioannis Yannas, who was recently inducted into the National Inventor’s Hall of Fame alongs ...
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Why You Should Care About a Prime Number That’s 22,338,618 Digits Long

Why You Should Care About a Prime Number That’s 22,338,618 Digits Long | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
Earlier this week, BBC News reported an important mathematical finding, sharing the news under the headline “Largest Known Prime Number Discovered in M ...
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Cascadia subduction zone worse than San Andreas fault - CNN.com

Cascadia subduction zone worse than San Andreas fault - CNN.com | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
The Cascadia subduction zone could deliver the worst earthquake in North America. It runs 700 miles underwater along Pacific Northwest, from Canada to California.
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Scientists Say The Moon Really Does Impact Rainfall On Earth

Scientists Say The Moon Really Does Impact Rainfall On Earth | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
When the moon is overhead or "underfoot," the chance of rainfall diminishes ever so slightly, a new study concludes.
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The Antipode: Fly from New York to London in 11 minutes? - CNN.com

The Antipode: Fly from New York to London in 11 minutes? - CNN.com | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
The Antipode -- the newest futuristic plane concept from Charles Bombardier -- hits Mach 24. So when can we get a test run?
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The 10 best tips for anyone who wants to work in science or engineering

The 10 best tips for anyone who wants to work in science or engineering | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
Even Einstein had to start somewhere.
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NASA Rover Designed To Last 90 Days Celebrates 12 Year Anniversary

NASA Rover Designed To Last 90 Days Celebrates 12 Year Anniversary | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
This week NASA’s Mars Opportunity rover celebrated its 12 year anniversary on the red planet. What’s truly remarkable about this is the fact that the..
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5 facts you should know about women who shaped modern physics

5 facts you should know about women who shaped modern physics | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
Theoretical physicist (and TED Fellow) Shohini Ghose shares 5 facts about female physicists.
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Hawking's Latest Black Hole Paper Splits Physicists

Hawking's Latest Black Hole Paper Splits Physicists | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
Some welcome his latest report as a fresh way to solve a black hole conundrum; others are unsure of its merits
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5 Tools to Help Students Learn How to Learn

5 Tools to Help Students Learn How to Learn | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
Helping students learn how to learn: That's what most educators strive for, and that's the goal of inquiry learning. That skill transfers to other academic
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Remembering Challenger: NASA's 1st Shuttle Tragedy (Photos)

Remembering Challenger: NASA's 1st Shuttle Tragedy (Photos) | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
See a photo chronicle of NASA's space shuttle Challenger accident that killed seven astronauts, including teacher Christa MacAulliffe on Jan. 28, 1986.
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Space shuttle Challenger remembered 30 years later

Space shuttle Challenger remembered 30 years later | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
Thursday marks 30 years since the space shuttle Challenger lifted off on a cold Florida morning and passed into history when the ship carrying seven astronauts – one the first “civilian” in space — exploded some 73 seconds into its flight.
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CES 2016: 5 individuals pioneering the robotics industry

CES 2016: 5 individuals pioneering the robotics industry | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
These men and women at CES work directly with groundbreaking robotics technologies.
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Why It’s Critical for the Next Gen to Be Tech Creators Not Consumers

Why It’s Critical for the Next Gen to Be Tech Creators Not Consumers | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
According to Ayah Bdeir, technology is the language of our time. The 33-year-old founder and CEO of littleBits likes to compare the engineers of today to the clergy of the Middle Ages, who controlled access to knowledge and power via their monopoly over the use and understanding of the written word. Today’s engineers have a…
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