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Free Technology for Teachers: Forces of Nature - Cause Your Own Natural Disaster

Free Technology for Teachers: Forces of Nature - Cause Your Own Natural Disaster | Science In Ed | Scoop.it
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Free Technology for Teachers: Watch Frostbite Theater from Jefferson Lab

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'Notes On Biology': Stop-Motion Animation Is Made From Class Notes (VIDEO)

'Notes On Biology': Stop-Motion Animation Is Made From Class Notes (VIDEO) | Science In Ed | Scoop.it
"(Notes on) Biology," winner of the best animation at this year's SXSW, is a clever take on one of the many distractions from classroom note taking: flip books.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Interactive Visualization of the Scale of the Universe

Free Technology for Teachers: Interactive Visualization of the Scale of the Universe | Science In Ed | Scoop.it
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Dead stars 'to guide spacecraft'

Dead stars 'to guide spacecraft' | Science In Ed | Scoop.it
Spacecraft could one day navigate through the cosmos using a particular type of dead star as a kind of GPS, German scientists believe.
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'Speed of light' experiment professor resigns

'Speed of light' experiment professor resigns | Science In Ed | Scoop.it
The Italian professor who led an experiment which initially appeared to challenge one of the fundaments of modern physics by showing particles moving faster than the speed of light, has resigned after the finding was overturned earlier this month.
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Scientists describe the deepest terrestrial arthropod ever found | Science Codex

Scientists describe the deepest terrestrial arthropod ever found | Science Codex | Science In Ed | Scoop.it
Scientists have recently described the deepest terrestrial animal ever found, together with 4 new species for science.
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The Fireballs of February - NASA Science

The Fireballs of February - NASA Science | Science In Ed | Scoop.it
A number of unusual fireballs observed around the USA this month have researchers wondering if Earth is passing through a special "February swarm" of meteoroids.
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Y Chromosome, Though Diminished, Is Holding Its Ground

Y Chromosome, Though Diminished, Is Holding Its Ground | Science In Ed | Scoop.it
The Y chromosome is just a fraction of its original size, and much smaller than its buxom partner, the X chromosome, but researchers say its gene-shedding days seem to be over.
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'Mobile nature reserves' could save marine species from extinction

'Mobile nature reserves' could save marine species from extinction | Science In Ed | Scoop.it
Under the plans, trawlers would avoid stretches of ocean when endangered species are mating, spawning or passing through (Mobile marine reserves?
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Real-life science closes in on Star Trek: TNG with new device to hack into blind people's visual cortex to let them 'see'

Real-life science closes in on Star Trek: TNG with new device to hack into blind people's visual cortex to let them 'see' | Science In Ed | Scoop.it
he Sensory Substitution Device, which uses an algorithm to translate visual data into sound, can actually activate the visual cortices of congenitally blind people, giving them the opportunity to see.
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Of Schemes and Memes Blog: February’s SoNYC: On Science and Social Media – This is what a scientist looks like

Of Schemes and Memes Blog: February’s SoNYC: On Science and Social Media – This is what a scientist looks like | Science In Ed | Scoop.it
Science Online NYC (SoNYC) is a monthly discussion series held in New York City where invited panellists talk about a particular topic related to how science is carried out and communicated online. For this month’s SoNYC we’ve teamed up with the...
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Lava formations in Western U. S. linked to rip in giant slab of Earth

Lava formations in Western U. S. linked to rip in giant slab of Earth | Science In Ed | Scoop.it
Scientists have proposed mass melting as a new force behind volcanic activity in the Columbia River region. (#Science #eco #green Lava formations in Western U.
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800-pound paper airplane designed by 12-year-old reaches speeds of 100 mph in test flight

800-pound paper airplane designed by 12-year-old reaches speeds of 100 mph in test flight | Science In Ed | Scoop.it
Knovel is a web-based application integrating technical information with analytical and search tools to drive innovation and deliver answers engineers can trust.
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Bees’ Decline Linked to Pesticides, Studies Find

Bees’ Decline Linked to Pesticides, Studies Find | Science In Ed | Scoop.it
Experiments in Britain and France found that colonies of bumblebees and honeybees were harmed by common pesticides in a class known as neonicotinoids.
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Wind Map

Wind Map | Science In Ed | Scoop.it
hint.fm posted by friends:  (1) @mia_sarx: Wind Map: http://t.co/MrVZKZMn (via http://t.co/tvqi7ggJ) 30.03.2012 08.36.26 posted by followers of the list:  (0)...
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Are you scientifically literate? Take our quiz

Are you scientifically literate? Take our quiz | Science In Ed | Scoop.it
You may have an opinion on climate change, evolution education, stem-cell research, and science funding. But do you have the facts to back up your opinion? This quiz will test your basic scientific literacy.
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Astronomers Discover a Planet Made Of Water

Astronomers Discover a Planet Made Of Water | Science In Ed | Scoop.it
Zachory Berta says that "GJ1214b is like no planet we know of." Like Berta, part of a team at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics lead by David Charbonneau, his colleagues were surprised when they discovered that this planet is made...
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No Pulse: How Doctors Reinvented The Human Heart | Popular Science

No Pulse: How Doctors Reinvented The Human Heart | Popular Science | Science In Ed | Scoop.it
This 10,000-rpm, no-pulse artificial heart doesn't resemble an organic heart--and might be all the better for it (Brilliantly written article on the future of artificial hearts by @danielsbaum in @popsci
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300 million year old fossilized forest discovered under coal mine in China

300 million year old fossilized forest discovered under coal mine in China | Science In Ed | Scoop.it
There's some good coming off China's extensive coal exploitation (the nation holds the top place for most pollutant emissions resulting from burning co (300 million year old Fossilized Forest Discovered under Coal Mine in China
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More support needed for programs targeting minorities, women in STEM - Washington Post

More support needed for programs targeting minorities, women in STEM - Washington Post | Science In Ed | Scoop.it
PolicyshopMore support needed for programs targeting minorities, women in STEMWashington PostThe Obama administration and the nation's technology firms openly acknowledge that there is a shortage of qualified US workers needed to fill openings for...
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Common flame retardant linked to social, behavioral and learning deficits | e! Science News

Mice genetically engineered to be susceptible to autism-like behaviors that were exposed to a common flame retardant were less fertile and their offspring were smaller, less sociable and demonstrated marked deficits in learning and long-term memory...
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How Physics Got Fat (And Why We Need to Sing For Our Supper) | Dr. Kaku's Universe | Big Think

How Physics Got Fat (And Why We Need to Sing For Our Supper) | Dr. Kaku's Universe | Big Think | Science In Ed | Scoop.it
How physics got fat - is there a war on science?
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