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Earth Was Vaporized 4.5 Billion Years Ago and (Maybe) That's Why We Have a Moon

Earth Was Vaporized 4.5 Billion Years Ago and (Maybe) That's Why We Have a Moon | Science and Global Education Trends | Scoop.it
The moon may have formed as a result of a collision that turned Earth into a vaporized donut 4.5 billion years ago.
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Destinee Head's comment, February 28, 9:52 PM
This article is about the moon and that it may have formed because of a collision that turned earth into a vaporized donut 4.5 billion years ago and that may be the reason we have a moo
Destinee Head's comment, February 28, 9:55 PM
i chose this article because I like the moon and stars ect. The things in outer space are very cool and interesting I thought this was a good article I had no clue about this and it’s all good to Learn about something new
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Rare blue ice stacks 'as high as a three-story building' form along Michigan's Great Lakes

Rare blue ice stacks 'as high as a three-story building' form along Michigan's Great Lakes | Science and Global Education Trends | Scoop.it
In the middle of her work shift Sunday morning, Tori Burley received a text from her father that gave her a tingle of excitement: The blue ice is back!
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Jalissa's comment, March 6, 10:37 AM
This article is about big blocks of ice being stacked on top of each other . Except the crazy part is that their blue . Tori says it was at least 30 blocks stacked on top of each other . They say it looked like a building.
Jalissa's comment, March 6, 10:39 AM
I liked this article because it looks pretty cool to see how the blocks where stacked on top of each other . I like how they compared it to mountains.
Janayaruffin's comment, March 20, 7:49 PM
This article is about blue ice is back in Michigan and how ice was 30 blocks stacked on each other
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Roman boxing gloves unearthed by Vindolanda dig

Roman boxing gloves unearthed by Vindolanda dig | Science and Global Education Trends | Scoop.it
The bands of leather are "probably the only known surviving examples" of their kind.
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Jalissa's comment, February 25, 5:12 PM
This article was boxing gloves that was from thousands of years ago . It seems like the gloves still look new and fresh so that’s pretty weird . Dr. Birley was also shocked because of them being in perfect condition.
Jalissa's comment, February 25, 5:13 PM
I liked this article because it’s pretty interesting seeing something in perfect shape from thousands of years ago.
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China Flips Switch on World's Largest Floating Solar Farm

China Flips Switch on World's Largest Floating Solar Farm | Science and Global Education Trends | Scoop.it
HowStuffWorks takes a look at China's newest floating solar panel farm — and how the country is leading the charge in renewable energy.
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Janayaruffin's comment, April 19, 7:42 PM
This article is about HowStuffWorks takes a look at China's newest floating solar panel farm — and how the country is leading the charge in renewable energy.China connected the world's largest floating solar power plant in central Anhui province to its power grid in early June 2017. The solar farm will generate electricity for 15,000 home.
Janayaruffin's comment, April 19, 7:43 PM
I like this article because it's pretty cool how China invest in newer technology
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These Astronauts Saw Earth From Space. Here's How It Changed Them.

These Astronauts Saw Earth From Space. Here's How It Changed Them. | Science and Global Education Trends | Scoop.it
The majesty of our planet can be difficult to describe. But these astronauts will try.
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Jalissa's comment, March 27, 9:40 PM
This is article is about astronauts being able to see earth from space . Scientists can look during the day and see earth through space that’s when it’s most visible . Scientists say it looks larger than ever
Jalissa's comment, March 27, 9:41 PM
I like this article because I thought we could already see earth through space.
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Why The Last 'Wild' Horses Really Aren't : The Two-Way : NPR

Why The Last 'Wild' Horses Really Aren't : The Two-Way : NPR | Science and Global Education Trends | Scoop.it
A story from the journal Science suggests that the only "wild" horses in existence aren't actually wild at all but rather are the feral descendants of an early domestication.
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Janayaruffin's comment, March 20, 7:45 PM
1,000 years after that before domesticated horses began to suddenly show up more regularly in the archaeological record, when things like chariots and harness fittings appeared and spread rapidly across Eurasia.
Jalissa's comment, March 27, 9:37 PM
this article is about horses being wild and most of the wild horses are distinct. Horses have a way of being domesticated. The domesticated horses was here thousands from years ago
Jalissa's comment, March 27, 9:38 PM
I like this article because I feel like a horse could kill because of their kicks
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An amateur astronomer accidentally caught an exploding star on camera—and it gets better

An amateur astronomer accidentally caught an exploding star on camera—and it gets better | Science and Global Education Trends | Scoop.it
Victor Buso was looking forward to testing his brand-new camera. He had no idea he would help capture the start of one of the most unpredictable events in the universe; a supernova.
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Astronomers discover one of the oldest stars in the Milky Way

Is this the oldest star in the Milky Way? J0815+4729 is a star with both an extreme iron deficiency and a carbon surplus, which suggests it’s one of the oldest stars ever found in the Milky Way.
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How to exercise when it’s the last thing you want to do |

How to exercise when it’s the last thing you want to do | | Science and Global Education Trends | Scoop.it
Wise ideas from psychology, behavioral economics, business -- and even activism -- to get you moving.
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Margaret Cecilia Mottram's comment, April 10, 3:32 PM
i chose this cause i love taking walks to keep my mind stable and not racing like crazy so this article helps me. There is 168 hours hours in a week and you can find time to exercise if u have time.
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Europe’s first cave artists were Neandertals, newly dated paintings show

Europe’s first cave artists were Neandertals, newly dated paintings show | Science and Global Education Trends | Scoop.it
Spanish paintings were made 20,000 years before modern humans arrived
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Where narwhals like to hang out | Earth | EarthSky

Where narwhals like to hang out | Earth | EarthSky | Science and Global Education Trends | Scoop.it
Narwhals are some of the ocean's most elusive creatures. But new research may shed light on where these enigmatic marine mammals like to congregate, and why.
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Jalissa's comment, February 20, 4:31 PM
This article is about narwhals. , their the most rarest whales ( unicorns of the sea ). these whales love small moving ice. They also love being near where it’s still serene.
Jalissa's comment, February 20, 4:32 PM
I like this article because I didn’t even know their was whales named narwhals. It’s also sad because their really rare.
Margaret Cecilia Mottram's comment, April 24, 4:06 PM
i chose this article cause narwhal's are very interesting to learn about. i learned that there unicorns of the sea. i knew narwhals exist just wasnt sure if they were real but they were.
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Life After Almost-Death | DiscoverMagazine.com

Life After Almost-Death | DiscoverMagazine.com | Science and Global Education Trends | Scoop.it
How a glimpse of the other side changes those who make it back.
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Margaret Cecilia Mottram's comment, February 19, 3:30 PM
I thought this was interesting cause i wondered what it was like to have a life or death experience and i did by reading about it. it is very interesting and was worth reading. did u know 5 % of Americans have experienced a life death situation
Janayaruffin's comment, February 21, 9:25 PM
This article is about a boy and his father got into a wreck and they was rushed to the hospital and the boy experience eerie silence at least 5% of Americans claim to have touch death and live to tell about it.
Janayaruffin's comment, February 21, 9:26 PM
I like this article it's cool to learn about something new
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Sea rise is outpacing Everglades restoration. But scientists say there’s a solution | Miami Herald

Sea rise is outpacing Everglades restoration. But scientists say there’s a solution | Miami Herald | Science and Global Education Trends | Scoop.it
A new study found that increasing sea levels at the southern fringes of the Everglades are sending saltwater inland faster during the dry season than water managers can push it back during the wet season. But a change in strategy could help fix that.
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The North Pole Might Be Warmer Than Europe This Weekend Due To A Melting Arctic

The North Pole Might Be Warmer Than Europe This Weekend Due To A Melting Arctic | Science and Global Education Trends | Scoop.it
If you’re in Europe, you’re about to be blasted by winds from the East that will send temperatures below zero. At the same time, a melting Arctic is taking
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Destinee Head's comment, February 28, 9:48 PM
I chose this article because it seemed interesting and it was. I love the cold but I’ve never been in an area where it was below zero
Jalissa's comment, March 6, 10:32 AM
this article is about the temperatures being below in Europe because of the blizzard that’s going to be going through it . The North Pole won’t be as nearly as cold as Europe will be . But the North Pole is still cold
Jalissa's comment, March 6, 10:33 AM
I chose this article because I love the cold air annnnnd maybe wouldn’t live in a area that is that cold but I would definitely love to visit one of them .
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Can we actually stop using fossil fuels?

Can we actually stop using fossil fuels? | Science and Global Education Trends | Scoop.it
Is it smart—or crazy stupid—to rely solely on wind, solar, and hydro? A bit about the 100 percent renewable energy debate.
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Janayaruffin's comment, February 28, 9:29 PM
The hot glycol travels to an energy station where it transfers its heat to water. Some of the warmed H2O flows into pipes to nearby homes, providing hot showers.
Jalissa's comment, March 21, 10:37 AM
This article is about fossil fuels being used by humans, it would be healthier to use fossil fuels because it’s less polluted then wind solars.
Jalissa's comment, March 21, 10:38 AM
I like this article because it’s cool how fossil fuels can be used for good things.
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NASA's new spacesuit has a built-in toilet

NASA's new spacesuit has a built-in toilet | Science and Global Education Trends | Scoop.it
NASA engineers are working on a new spacesuit that includes a long-term waste-disposal system — effectively, a built-in toilet.
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Jalissa's comment, February 25, 5:17 PM
This article is about scientists coming up with a way to use the bathroom in their suits. Scientists are trying to figure out way for the nasa engineers to waste in space because the space shuttle is too small for a toilet to be built into it.
Jalissa's comment, February 25, 5:18 PM
I think this article was funny because, I can imagine them using it in space and the stuff flying around them .
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U.S. Men Defeat Canada In Curling And Will Face Sweden In Gold Medal Game : The Torch : NPR

U.S. Men Defeat Canada In Curling And Will Face Sweden In Gold Medal Game : The Torch : NPR | Science and Global Education Trends | Scoop.it
It wasn't exactly supposed to happen this way. But the U.S. men's curling team surged late against traditional powerhouse Canada, and brought home a historic victory. Sweden awaits in the final.
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Thanks, anti-vaxxers: Measles is on the rise in Europe

Thanks, anti-vaxxers: Measles is on the rise in Europe | Science and Global Education Trends | Scoop.it
Before the measles vaccine existed, 9 out of every 10 kids got the disease before age 15. Two million people died from it every year. And now we're backsliding.
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Most ankylosaurs were fossilized belly up. Now, scientists think they know why

Most ankylosaurs were fossilized belly up. Now, scientists think they know why | Science and Global Education Trends | Scoop.it
“Bloat and float” is the only theory that explains these upside-down dinosaurs
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Major biblical discovery: Archaeologists may have found the Prophet Isaiah's 'signature'

Major biblical discovery: Archaeologists may have found the Prophet Isaiah's 'signature' | Science and Global Education Trends | Scoop.it
Archaeologists in Israel say that they have found a clay seal mark that may bear the signature of the Biblical Prophet Isaiah.
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Margaret Cecilia Mottram's comment, February 26, 4:02 PM
I chose this cause i'm a catholic so this was interesting.archaeologists in Israel say they have found a seal mark with prophet Isaiah's signature on it. found on undisturbed iron age remains. :)
Janayaruffin's comment, April 19, 7:48 PM
This article is about Archaeologists in Israel say that they have found a clay seal mark that may bear the signature of the Biblical Prophet Isaiah.

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I think this article was cool to learn about
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Fishermen are harvesting more than half of the world’s oceans

Fishermen are harvesting more than half of the world’s oceans | Science and Global Education Trends | Scoop.it
New estimate comes from satellite tracking data for 70,000 ships
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Janayaruffin's comment, March 8, 9:38 PM
This article is about new study, which uses satellite tracking data from more than 70,000 ships to create one of the most detailed global pictures to date, has come up with a much smaller range: between half and three-quarters of the world’s seas.
Janayaruffin's comment, March 8, 9:39 PM
Researchers decided to tap the vast amount of data generated by anticollision beacons on ships—some 22 billion messages from 2012 to 2016. In 2016 alone, these ships traveled more than 460 million kilometers—about five times the distance from Earth to the sun.

Janayaruffin's comment, March 8, 9:40 PM
I think this article was cool I thought this article was interesting
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The American South's Deadly Diet | DiscoverMagazine.com

The American South's Deadly Diet | DiscoverMagazine.com | Science and Global Education Trends | Scoop.it
A disease that devastated the South a century ago lives on.
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After decades of pushing bachelor’s degrees, U.S. needs more tradespeople

After decades of pushing bachelor’s degrees, U.S. needs more tradespeople | Science and Global Education Trends | Scoop.it
As California budgets millions to rebrand long-disparaged vocational education, there are an estimated 30 million jobs in the U.S. that pay at least $55,000 per year and don’t require a bachelor’s degree.
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Margaret Cecilia Mottram's comment, March 5, 3:30 PM
I chose this cause it seemed really interesting.It was about pushing scholarships for collage. how collages cost to much.There will be 30% of all job openings.
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Conquering the Empty Quarter, the largest sand desert on the planet - Telegraph

Conquering the Empty Quarter, the largest sand desert on the planet - Telegraph | Science and Global Education Trends | Scoop.it
How one man is retracing the footsteps of Bertram Thomas 85 years after the
explorer first made the 800 mile trek across the Arabian Peninsula
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Jalissa's comment, April 10, 8:34 AM
This article is about how people used to couldn’t escape the British weather. the British weather is very dry and haven’t rained in the dessert over 7 years . But One man retracted the footsteps of Bertram Thomas , an explorer who was the first to make a 800 mile trek across the Arabian Peninsula.
Jalissa's comment, April 10, 8:36 AM
I hate this article because I hate dry weather and hot weather ,you can’t get comfortable and it would suck not to be able to drink anything
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America’s Corn Belt is making its own weather

America’s Corn Belt is making its own weather | Science and Global Education Trends | Scoop.it
Plentiful crops are changing rainfall and temperature trends
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Jalissa's comment, April 10, 8:44 AM
This article is about how crops have been making their own weather in the fields. The rainfall and temperatures are changing because of the corn. The problem that is also causing it , is because of the greenhouse gas.
Jalissa's comment, April 10, 8:45 AM
I like this article, it’s so interesting that temperatures can be changed because of crops wow.