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Josephine Pham: GREEN - YOU NEED TO SEE THIS DOCUMENTARY

Josephine Pham: GREEN - YOU NEED TO SEE THIS DOCUMENTARY | Science Teaching Resources | Scoop.it
Beautiful documentary about an orang-utan in #Indonesia. Highly recommend this!
http://t.co/El0MWVLTGe #documentary #nature
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Urban Nature: How to Foster Biodiversity in World’s Cities

As the world becomes more urbanized, researchers and city managers from Baltimore to Britain are recognizing the importance of providing urban habitat that can support biodiversity. It just may be the start of an urban wildlife movement.
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Science Groove - science set to music

Science Groove - science set to music | Science Teaching Resources | Scoop.it
The home page of the folk-rock group Science Groove.
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I love learning through song!

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Teaching Resources | A science resource on growing plants... | Guardian Teacher Network

A science resource on growing plants from Millgate House Education.
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Tangled trends for temperate rain forests as temperatures tick up

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Fully funded summer school opportunity for teachers - Greece, 2013 | Faulkes Telescope Project

Fully funded summer school opportunity for teachers - Greece, 2013 | Faulkes Telescope Project | Science Teaching Resources | Scoop.it
RT @faulkestel: Are you a teacher interested in attending a Science Ed/Astro summer school in Greece this July/Aug - find out how: http://t.co/1O4SK72B
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Under Turkish Mud, Well-Preserved Byzantine Chapel

Under Turkish Mud, Well-Preserved Byzantine Chapel | Science Teaching Resources | Scoop.it
The excellent condition of a newly discovered 13th-century chapel has stirred hopes among archaeologists that an entire city may be largely intact underground.
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Oil sands' toxins end up in lakes

Oil sands' toxins end up in lakes | Science Teaching Resources | Scoop.it
Toxic pollutants released by oil sands mining operations are accumulating in freshwater ecosystems, a study by Canadian researchers suggests.
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Pertinent these days- with "fracking" on the increase!

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Only the toughest would survive on Tatooine worlds - space - 07 January 2013 - New Scientist

Only the toughest would survive on Tatooine worlds - space - 07 January 2013 - New Scientist | Science Teaching Resources | Scoop.it
A new look at twin-star systems hints that life might thrive in more places than we thought, as long as it can adapt to wild climates (Only the toughest would survive on Tatooine worlds #science #news http://t.co/nP6fNc8g)...
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Bananas are berries and the banana tree is not a tree, but a large herb

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Bananas are berries and the banana tree is not a tree, but a large herb<br/><br/>Source: | Science Teaching Resources | Scoop.it
Click here to read more... (RT @OMGFacts: Bananas are BERRIES and the banana tree is not a tree, but a large herb!
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Earth-sized planets 'number 17bn'

Earth-sized planets 'number 17bn' | Science Teaching Resources | Scoop.it
An analysis of planet candidates suggests at least one in six stars in the night sky hosts an Earth-sized planet - 17 billion in total.
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Black holes seen by new X-ray eye

Black holes seen by new X-ray eye | Science Teaching Resources | Scoop.it
Researchers on the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or Nustar, release the collaboration's first results in a pair of striking images.
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Nature's greatest comeback: We almost wiped them out. Now, otters are enchanting proof that wildlife can survive man's careless destruction, says STEPHEN MOSS

Nature's greatest comeback: We almost wiped them out. Now, otters are enchanting proof that wildlife can survive man's careless destruction, says STEPHEN MOSS | Science Teaching Resources | Scoop.it
Today you have a greater chance of seeing an otter in this country than at any time in the past 50 years, writes STEPHEN MOSS. (Nature's greatest comeback: We almost wiped them out.
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BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Arctic summers ice-free 'by 2013'

BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Arctic summers ice-free 'by 2013' | Science Teaching Resources | Scoop.it
Scientists present one of the most dramatic forecasts for the disappearance of Arctic summer sea-ice.
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Scary stuff...

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Effective Prompts for Quick Writes in Science and Mathematics | LINCS

Effective Prompts for Quick Writes in Science and Mathematics | LINCS | Science Teaching Resources | Scoop.it
New LINCS resources include valuable article on effective prompts for Quick Writes in science & mathematics: http://t.co/SBRDYapO6n #adulted
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CC will ask students to write in science and mathematics. Nice resource!

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Project Noah | Networked Organisms And Habitats

Project Noah | Networked Organisms And Habitats | Science Teaching Resources | Scoop.it
Project Noah is a tool that nature lovers can use to explore and document local wildlife and a common technology platform that research groups can use to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere.
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A cool project you and your students can join!

 

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Detecting dusty clouds and stars in our galaxy in a new way

Detecting dusty clouds and stars in our galaxy in a new way | Science Teaching Resources | Scoop.it
The center of our Milky Way galaxy is a wondrous place full of huge star clusters, dust clouds, magnetic filaments and a supermassive black hole.
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At least one in six stars has an Earth-sized planet, analysis finds

At least one in six stars has an Earth-sized planet, analysis finds | Science Teaching Resources | Scoop.it
The quest for a twin Earth is heating up. Using NASA's Kepler spacecraft, astronomers are beginning to find Earth-sized planets orbiting distant stars.
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Billions And Billions: Our Galaxy Has At Least 100 Billion Planets, Of Which 17 Billion Are Earthlike

Billions And Billions: Our Galaxy Has At Least 100 Billion Planets, Of Which 17 Billion Are Earthlike | Science Teaching Resources | Scoop.it
Comfortably a few years into their mission, scientists working with the Kepler Space (RT @PopSci: Scientists say there's at least 1 Earth-like planet for every 6 stars in our galaxy. Billions of 'em! Hear that, Carl?
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and poor little Pluto is still a "minor planet..."

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Gut feelings: Targeting intestinal taste receptors could help battle obesity, say researchers

Gut feelings: Targeting intestinal taste receptors could help battle obesity, say researchers | Science Teaching Resources | Scoop.it
Targeting taste sensors in the gut could offer the food industry with a ‘new road’ to battling obesity, say researchers.
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Knowledge is power, if a person chooses to act on it...

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Volunteers wanted for Mars exploration

Volunteers wanted for Mars exploration | Science Teaching Resources | Scoop.it
Planetary scientists need help identifying dust features on an uncharted area of the Red Planet's surface.
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Someday our students need to be prepared to accept such opportunities!

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Kinetic Energy: Inventing The Future

Click here for more info http://LiveLab.is/InventingTheFuture What does the future have in store for kinetic energy capture techniques? How will this new tec... (RT @LiveLabNetwork: Inventing the Future talks new trends in science.
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Mars rover deploys its rock brush

Mars rover deploys its rock brush | Science Teaching Resources | Scoop.it
Nasa's Mars rover Curiosity uses rotating wire bristles to sweep dust off the surface of a rock as it searches for a target in which to drill for the first time.
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How do you tell the difference between good science and bad?

How do you tell the difference between good science and bad? | Science Teaching Resources | Scoop.it
The misinterpretation of scientific research is all too common. Even people who bill themselves as experts may not be presenting the best information.
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