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Diffen - Compare Anything. Diffen. Discern. Decide.

Diffen - Compare Anything. Diffen. Discern. Decide. | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
Compare anything to find similarities and differences. Diffen is the largest collection of unbiased comparisons in the world. Read, improve or create comparisons.
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Five-Minute Film Festival: Classroom Makeovers to Engage Learners

Five-Minute Film Festival: Classroom Makeovers to Engage Learners | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
How can a classroom be set up to maximize learning? Get inspired by this video playlist with tips and ideas for teachers to make over their classrooms.
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20 Things Educators Need To Know About Digital Literacy Skills - InformED

20 Things Educators Need To Know About Digital Literacy Skills - InformED | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
Widely understood to be essential to success in the workplace and modern life, digital literacy is beginning to emerge as a necessary component of curric
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Fresh Focus on Siberian Permafrost as Hole Count Rises - NYTimes.com

Fresh Focus on Siberian Permafrost as Hole Count Rises - NYTimes.com | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it

I had a Skype chat Wednesday about Siberian permafrost in the context of climate change with Marina Leibman, a top Russian permafrost expert who had just returned from examining the unusual crater spotted on the Yamal Peninsula in Siberia late last week.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Ten Popular Ed Tech Tools That Were Updated This Summer

Free Technology for Teachers: Ten Popular Ed Tech Tools That Were Updated This Summer | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
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The history of the barometer (and how it works) - Asaf Bar-Yosef

The history of the barometer (and how it works) - Asaf Bar-Yosef | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
A barometer is an instrument that measures air pressure, allowing weather forecasters and scientists to better predict extreme weather events. Despite its incredible usefulness, inventing the barometer was no walk in the park. Asaf Bar-Yosef describes the series of scientists and events that contributed to the birth of the barometer -- and explains how it actually works.
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HowStuffWorks "How Landfills Work"

HowStuffWorks "How Landfills Work" | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
What happens to all of that trash the dump truck picks up every week? It doesn't just disappear into a parallel universe: Each day, we all contribute to the local landfill, and the waste disposal system is pretty involved.
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The Neuroscience Behind Stress and Learning

The Neuroscience Behind Stress and Learning | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
Neuroimaging and EEG studies provide a scientific basis for the sometimes controversial belief that children become better learners when they actually enjoy learning.
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HowStuffWorks "10 Best Ideas for Interplanetary Communication"

HowStuffWorks "10 Best Ideas for Interplanetary Communication" | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
Interplanetary communication will be a challenge. How will we keep in touch with other worlds? Here are 10 ideas for interplanetary communication.
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Improbable Thruster Seems to Work by Violating Known Laws of Physics — NOVA Next | PBS

Improbable Thruster Seems to Work by Violating Known Laws of Physics — NOVA Next | PBS | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
So-called Cannae Drive apparently uses electromagnetic radiation to interact with “quantum virtual plasma” to create momentum.
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The Next Mars Rover Will Have Better Lasers and X-Ray Vision | Science | WIRED

The Next Mars Rover Will Have Better Lasers and X-Ray Vision | Science | WIRED | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
NASA announced today that its next Mars rover will have advanced cameras, more sophisticated lasers, and the ability to see underground as it explores the Red Planet starting in 2020.
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TONIGHT: How To See The Meteor Shower

TONIGHT: How To See The Meteor Shower | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
The Delta Aquarid meteor shower tends to be a relatively minor skywatching event, but this year it could prove to be a surprisingly major one -- thanks to a well-timed moon cycle.

The new moon will help darken the skies, granting skywatchers a mo...
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Should We Stop Teaching Calculus In High School?

Should We Stop Teaching Calculus In High School? | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
Calculus has been a staple of high school math for decades, but do we really need it? Computer science and statistics are far more relevant, but the math curriculum today completely ignores both.
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The Public Domain Review - A Good Place to Find Public Domain Media

The Public Domain Review - A Good Place to Find Public Domain Media | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it

The Public Domain Review is a website that features collections of images, books, essays, audio recordings, and films that are in the public domain. Choose any of the collections to search for materials according to date, style, genre, and rights. Directions for downloading and saving media is included along with each collection of media.

As you might guess, nearly all of what I found in the collections on The Public Domain Review is content of a historical nature. The collections include short descriptions that explain the significance of the media you're accessing.

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How polarity makes water behave strangely - Christina Kleinberg

How polarity makes water behave strangely - Christina Kleinberg | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
Water is both essential and unique. Many of its particular qualities stem from the fact that it consists of two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen, therefore creating an unequal sharing of electrons. From fish in frozen lakes to ice floating on water, Christina Kleinberg describes the effects of polarity.
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This Is What a Student-Designed School Looks Like

This Is What a Student-Designed School Looks Like | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
The Independent Project is a result of a high school student's mission to create a school where students would feel fully engaged, have an opportunity to develop expertise in something, and learn how to learn.
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The chemistry of cookies - Stephanie Warren

The chemistry of cookies - Stephanie Warren | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
You stick cookie dough into an oven, and magically, you get a plate of warm, gooey cookies. Except it’s not magic; it’s science. Stephanie Warren explains via basic chemistry principles how the dough spreads out, at what temperature we can kill salmonella, and why that intoxicating smell wafting from your oven indicates that the cookies are ready for eating.
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TouchPico Projector Turns Any Wall Into a Touchscreen

TouchPico Projector Turns Any Wall Into a Touchscreen | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
TouchJet's new handheld projector puts an interactive, Android touchscreen on almost any flat surface.
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Origins of Mysterious World Trade Center Ship Revealed

Origins of Mysterious World Trade Center Ship Revealed | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
Tree rings in the waterlogged ribs of a sunken ship found at the World Trade Center site revealed that the vessel was likely built in 1773, or soon after, in a small shipyard around Philadelphia.
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Learn about the universe (that's everything, right?)

Learn about the universe (that's everything, right?) | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
The universe: is it everything, things we can see, or things that have existed and will one day exist? Or, perhaps it's all of the above. Whatever your conviction, the universe is here to stay...or is it?
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This Map Shows You How Miserable the Weather Is Around the World | Design | WIRED

This Map Shows You How Miserable the Weather Is Around the World | Design | WIRED | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
You should check out the Misery Index, and avoid the places in red.
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What light can teach us about the universe - Pete Edwards

What light can teach us about the universe - Pete Edwards | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
Humanity has long been looking at the universe and
asking the big questions: How did it begin? How will it end?
Cosmologists are searching hard for the answers, but where do they even
start? The answer is light. Pete Edwards
outlines the six unique messages that light carries which, when put
together, disclose a stunning amount of information to astronomers.
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Carl Sagan on Science | Big Think

Carl Sagan on Science  | Big Think | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
"Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge."
- Carl Sagan
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Hit the Mark with Digital Media Exit Cards

Hit the Mark with Digital Media Exit Cards | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Matt Levinson illustrates the importance of formative assessment and suggests engaging ways of using mobile devices to enhance the tried-and-true exit slip.
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Why Students Plagiarize And What Schools Can Do To Stop It

Why Students Plagiarize And What Schools Can Do To Stop It | News, Tools and Resources for Teaching and Learning in an Academy of Earth & Space Science | Scoop.it
Slightly more students plagiarize by copying uncited text in a print publication than they do for copy on an Internet source, according to a new infographic from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

The infographic explains the ten most common f...

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