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7 Sites for Free (and Beautiful!) Stock Photos. By now, many of us in the presentation business have heard the mantra, “visual is viral.” But just how seriously should we be taking it? Pretty seriously, it turns out. The proof is in the numbers. Content with relevant images gets 94% more views than content without (images used in SlideShare decks from 2013 to 2014 increased by a whopping 53%, according to CMO.com).

And infographics on SlideShare get liked 5x more than presentations. The Science of Superheroes display material. The Science of Superheroes display material. Tabletop Whale. Free online speed reading software. Free online speed reading software. 10 Most Common Rookie Mistakes in Public Speaking. In this guest post, Terry Gault, Managing Partner and Vice President of The Henderson Group, provides insight into how to become a better presenter by avoiding a few common mistakes.

10 Most Common Rookie Mistakes in Public Speaking

Terry oversees all curriculum and services at The Henderson Group. In addition he is responsible for the selection, training and development of all trainers and facilitators for The Henderson Group, and has been an instructor with the Henderson Group for over 15 years. Having coached clients on presentation skills since 1997, I’ve noticed some clear patterns in the behavior of inexperienced presenters. Take a look at the prezi we've made to illustrate these 10 mistakes, and the easy ways that you can avoid them. What are your favorite tips for giving a great presentation? Tagxedo - Word Cloud with Styles. Math Gifs. Surfing scientist. The Six Types of Energy.

The Air We Breathe by Mark Turrell on Prezi. Is There Life Out There? The Search For Habitable Exoplanets by Sara Seager on Prezi.

Chemistry

Earth science: How plate tectonics clicked. The US research vessel Explorer towed a magnetometer to map fields over the sea floor in 1960.

Earth science: How plate tectonics clicked

By the time German geophysicist Alfred Wegener proposed continental drift in 1912, palaeontologists had long accepted that past connections between now-separate lands explained the spread of similar fossils and rock layers across them. Geologists, too, knew of slabs of Alpine rock that had been displaced hundreds of kilometres during mountain building. But the arguments for continental motions did not gel until the 1960s, when a drastic expansion of geophysical research, driven by the cold war, produced evidence that reopened and eventually settled the debate. Nature PastCast Naomi Oreskes and co-author Frederick Vine tell the story of the 1963 paper. One influential study was published1 in Nature 50 years ago this week. In its slow convergence of ideas and evidence, the history of plate tectonics holds lessons for today's debates about human-induced climate change.

Mantle convection. BrainPOP - Animated Educational Site for Kids - Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts. Thermodynamic Energy Flow. The complete 8H rock cycle from start to finish. Biography.

Physics

Educational Videos and Games for Kids about Science, Math, Social Studies and English. 50 Animated Gifs for Every Situation Ever. If a picture is worth a thousand words, then an animated gif must be worth some kind of number I can’t even begin to comprehend.

50 Animated Gifs for Every Situation Ever

If you’ve ever found yourself browsing the Internet and felt compelled to respond with a witty reply, only to come up: wow, mind. blown., golf clap, etc. Then these animated gifs are for you! With the simple copy and paste of one of the images below you can make your feelings resonate while bathing in the adulation of Internet pundits the world over. This is the Sifter’s seventh installment of the Awesome Animated Gif Series. If you’re a fan of animated gifs you may want to check out the other installments for more animated excellence. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26.

Smartboard in the Classroom. SMART Technologies An online community for educators using SMART products.

Smartboard in the Classroom

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Biology

ICT: Spreadsheets & Databases. Spreadsheets.