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A canopy of confidence: Orion’s parachutes

A canopy of confidence: Orion’s parachutes | Current Topics for Middle School in Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy | Scoop.it
They were perhaps some of the most visible images of the end of each Apollo mission: Giant orange and white parachutes unfurled high above the spacecraft, gently descending toward the ocean.
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Leaves of carob tree, source of chocolate substitute, fight food-poisoning bacteria

Leaves of carob tree, source of chocolate substitute, fight food-poisoning bacteria | Current Topics for Middle School in Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy | Scoop.it
Leaves of the plant that yields carob -- the substitute for chocolate that some consider healthier than chocolate -- are a rich source of antibacterial substances ideal for fighting the microbe responsible for listeriosis, a serious form of food...
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Science Turns the Earth's Atmosphere Into Art [VIDEO]

Science Turns the Earth's Atmosphere Into Art [VIDEO] | Current Topics for Middle School in Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy | Scoop.it
A beautiful new video from NASA shows how the Earth's atmosphere moves and changes as tiny particles swirl around the planet.
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Open Letter to the President: Physics Education

Link to Brady's SixtySymbols video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xzn2ecB4Hzs MinutePhysics is on Google+ - http://bit.ly/qzEwc6 And facebook - http://faceb... (Dear Mister President, do you know much about Physics?
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Hybrid silkworms spin stronger spider silk

Hybrid silkworms spin stronger spider silk | Current Topics for Middle School in Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy | Scoop.it
Silk produced by transgenically engineered silkworms in the lab exhibit the highly sought-after strength and elasticity of spider silk. This stronger silk could possibly be used to make sutures, artificial limbs and parachutes.
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Science: ScienceBlogs Channel : Physical Science

Science: ScienceBlogs Channel : Physical Science | Current Topics for Middle School in Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy | Scoop.it
Everybody and their siblings have been linking to this Minute Physics video, an “open letter” to President Obama complaining about the way that most high school and even intro college physics classes don't teach anything ...
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Watch live online: peak of the Leonid Meteor Shower - Examiner.com

Watch live online: peak of the Leonid Meteor Shower - Examiner.com | Current Topics for Middle School in Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy | Scoop.it
Examiner.comWatch live online: peak of the Leonid Meteor ShowerExaminer.comWant to read more of my stuff? Check out my other Examiner columns! Photography Examiner · Cleveland Astronomy Examiner · Cleveland Photography Examiner.
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The Physical Science Daily

The Physical Science Daily | Current Topics for Middle School in Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy | Scoop.it
A personalized newspaper built from articles, blog posts, videos and photos selected by Ms. Prince. (The Physical Science Daily is out!
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