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Science Rap Winners Announced

Science Rap Winners Announced | for the kids | Scoop.it
How would you explain a scientific concept with a rap and 16 bars of verse? That's the challenge we posed to our viewers after featuring this piece on the Big Bang by rap legend GZA of the Wu Tang Clan.
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World Cities Quiz

World Cities Quiz | for the kids | Scoop.it
Try out some geography trivia in our World Cities Quiz: a great geography quiz that tests your knowledge of some of the major cities of the word!

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22 Filmmaking Apps for the iPad & iPhone

22 Filmmaking Apps for the iPad & iPhone | for the kids | Scoop.it

"For this feature we have rounded up some of the best and most useful Filmmaking Apps that our Deal Leader Steve Jobs has approved for the App Store. As more filmmakers explore the possibilities with these powerful mobile devices, we are sure this list will continue to grow.È


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Ness Crouch's curator insight, May 22, 2013 4:25 AM

Always handy to have a list like this! 

Spencer McCrossen's curator insight, September 19, 2014 3:00 PM

These apps could help you with pre, on-set, and post production

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The Slow Science Movement | University Affairs

The Slow Science Movement | University Affairs | for the kids | Scoop.it
Today’s research environment pushes for the quick fix, but successful science needs time to think. (http://t.co/p9P6TfQ7 #slow science, #slow money, #slow food- we need you, and fast!
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Finding Real-World Problems for STEM Lessons | MiddleWeb

Finding Real-World Problems for STEM Lessons | MiddleWeb | for the kids | Scoop.it
Providing STEM students with real-world problems fuels their curiosity & investigative interests. But where do teachers find problems worthy of investigation?
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Librarians on the Fly: Baby Steps to creating a Makerspace in the Library

Librarians on the Fly: Baby Steps to creating a Makerspace in the Library | for the kids | Scoop.it

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The Genius of Everything From Air Bags to Zip Lines | NY Times

The Genius of Everything From Air Bags to Zip Lines | NY Times | for the kids | Scoop.it
Expanding on our weekly Innovation column — which asks, Who made that? — we explore the origins of dozens of products and ideas in this special issue of the magazine.

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Jim Lerman's curator insight, June 13, 2013 10:10 AM

Very enjoyable. Great for end of the year conversations in school when kids' interests flag.

Chesterfield Sofa Company's comment, June 17, 2013 5:48 AM
we all are intrigued by the history behind things.... where they originated... how do they do it... we, as humans, are inquisitive... or is it just plain nosey!
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Science Buddies: Scratch User Guide

Science Buddies: Scratch User Guide | for the kids | Scoop.it

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"Here's a great starter kit from Science Buddies on using Scratch, the free, visual programming language developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab. Once you've mastered the basics, direct students to try out some of these sweet science fair ideas made possible through Scratch."


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Vicki Butler's curator insight, May 1, 2013 4:52 PM

Perfect timing! I have a teacher who will have great fun with this!

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The Ten Best Ocean Stories of 2012

The Ten Best Ocean Stories of 2012 | for the kids | Scoop.it
From deep-sea squid habits to vanishing coral reefs, here are the ocean stories we couldn’t stop talking about this year.
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