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Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information

Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information | Science | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Julie Coiro, a professor of education, examines four critical thinking disciplines for helping middle and high school students determine the value of information they read online.
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Four Meaningful Ways Students Can Contribute

Four Meaningful Ways Students Can Contribute | Science | Scoop.it
Getty Bestselling author and educational expert Alan November's new book Who Owns the Learning?: Preparing Students for Success in the Digital Age co
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What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades

What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades | Science | Scoop.it
Even as the emphasis shifts to the keyboard, experts say that learning to write by hand improves motor skills, memory and creativity.
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sciencefix - YouTube

sciencefix - YouTube | Science | Scoop.it
ScienceFix.com is a resource for middle school science teachers. I share my favorite demos that I do in my middle school science classes. It has resources (c...
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To Save the Shore, Putting Hope in the Sand

To Save the Shore, Putting Hope in the Sand | Science | Scoop.it
Volunteers recruited by the parks department are planting beach grass in the Rockaways to strengthen the replenished dune system against another Hurricane Sandy.
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How does grass protect sand dunes?  What do sand dunes do?

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Chilled Microbes Responsible for Mars Methane Mystery? : DNews

Chilled Microbes Responsible for Mars Methane Mystery? : DNews | Science | Scoop.it
In experiments on terrestrial methane-producing microorganisms, researchers have found that they can survive Mars-like temperature extremes. Continue reading →
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Mysterious Fairy Circles Not Caused by Termites : DNews

Mysterious Fairy Circles Not Caused by Termites : DNews | Science | Scoop.it
In the latest attempt to explain the cause of these circular patches, a group of researchers turned to aerial images.
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Project-Based Learning Made Easy - Getting Smart by Dave Guymon - blended learning, deeper learning, education, PBL, personalized learning, Project-based learning

Project-Based Learning Made Easy - Getting Smart by Dave Guymon - blended learning, deeper learning, education, PBL, personalized learning, Project-based learning | Science | Scoop.it
With summer in full bloom, there’s no better time to learn how you can begin incorporating project based learning into your classroom, or to refine your PBL practice for your students.
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Kepler Returns! Exoplanet Mission Makes New Discoveries : DNews

Kepler Returns! Exoplanet Mission Makes New Discoveries : DNews | Science | Scoop.it
A year after being sidelined by a positioning system failure, NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler space telescope is back at work on a new and expanded mission called K2.
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Scientific Method Box - YouTube

ScienceFix.com is a resource for middle school science teachers. I share my favorite demos that I do in my middle school science classes. It has resources (c...
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The Big Melt Accelerates

The Big Melt Accelerates | Science | Scoop.it
With every day, it seems, comes new evidence that the thawing of the world’s glaciers and the ice sheets of Greenland and Antarctica is accelerating.
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Huge Solar Flare Reveals Explosive Magnetic Trigger : DNews

Huge Solar Flare Reveals Explosive Magnetic Trigger : DNews | Science | Scoop.it
For the first time, a massive solar flare revealed the process that created it, confirming new theories about flares and the explosive ejections of solar material often linked with them.
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