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Learning Never Stops: 50 websites that help make learning science fun

Learning Never Stops: 50 websites that help make learning science fun | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it

"Without a doubt my most popular posts have consistently been science websites. Below, I have combined all the science websites that I have shared so far and have added nine new ones. Whether you have been following my blog, or if this is your first time, I promise you will find many great resources for your students."


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Sally Tilley's curator insight, April 7, 2014 9:52 PM

What an incredibly well-sourced collation of resources...follow this immediately! Thanks so much for sharing!

Sally Tilley's curator insight, April 7, 2014 9:52 PM

What an incredibly well-sourced collation of resources...follow this immediately! Thanks so much for sharing!

Elizabeth Brookfield's curator insight, April 8, 2014 5:35 AM

Must check a few of these out...

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Establishing Cause & Effect

How do we establish a cause-effect (causal) relationship? What criteria do we have to meet? Generally, there are three criteria that you must meet before you can say that you have evidence for a causal relationship:

 
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A New Method to Measure Consciousness Proposed: Scientific American

A New Method to Measure Consciousness Proposed: Scientific American | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
It's an important new tool for doctors, but what is it actually measuring?
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excerpt: "The scientists report that their measure performs impressively in distinguishing states of consciousness within subjects, as well as across subjects in different clinically identified consciousness stages.  These promising results will no doubt attract further study. However, the claim that the measure is theoretically grounded in a conceptual understanding of consciousness deserves a closer look. It is tempting to think that a concretely grounded clinical study of consciousness naturally advances our scientific understanding of the phenomenon, but is this necessarily the case?"

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Why Treating Life Like An Experiment Helps You Make Faster Decisions - Fast Company

Why Treating Life Like An Experiment Helps You Make Faster Decisions - Fast Company | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
Why Treating Life Like An Experiment Helps You Make Faster Decisions Fast Company We've talked about this at a macro scale: that it can be useful to think of your career as a course of "grand experiments," in which you can test your strengths and...

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Bill Bentley's curator insight, August 20, 2013 8:55 AM

Good advice in this article, and not just for people who study experimental design.