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Still relevant after decades, the Beatles set to rock 9/9/09. Cool science sites. Get inspiration delivered to your inbox weekly! Cool science sites. List of Online Educational Games for Your Kids. Cool science sites. See a TED Talk about POGIL. Pogil - Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning Andrei Straumanis Gives TED talk in San Miguel, Mexico POGILer Andrei Straumanis gave a 2010 TED talk in San Miguel, Mexico, on the benefits of using POGIL in the classroom.

See a TED Talk about POGIL

Click on the link above to watch Andrei's presentation. The POGIL Project is grateful for the support of the National Science Foundation, the Department of Education, the Hach Scientific Foundation, and the Toyota USA Foundation. Click the following links for our privacy policy and terms of use. Physics explained in 10 mind-bending GIFs. Just because the laws of physics are consistent, that certainly doesn’t mean they always make sense to our squishy mammal brains.

Physics explained in 10 mind-bending GIFs

Our day to day experiences don’t include advanced materials, superconducting magnets, or extreme temperatures. You might be sure your eyes are deceiving you when dealing with something like that, but it’s just science. We’re going to use GIFs to zero in on just that kind of thing — weird physics that makes you scratch your head. Saylor BIO102: Mendelian Genetics. Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Announce Discovery. Sparticl Homepage. The Solar System to Scale. Sorry, Albert: Physics that challenges Einstein.

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Sorry, Albert: Physics that challenges Einstein

To continue using our website and consent to the use of cookies, click away from this box or click 'Close' The Arrow of Time. The debate about the nature of time and its passage is a long and venerable one.

The Arrow of Time

The issues addressed by pre-Socratic philosophers such as Heraclitus and Parmenides about whether time 'flows' or not prefigure present day philosophical arguments. In his talk to the Blackheath Philosophy Forum Huw Price chose as his starting point the views of cosmologist Sir Arthur Eddington - a prominent figure in the first half of the 20th century, but little known today. What made Eddington's view of time interesting is that he was prepared to part company with most physicists - who conceive time as it is revealed in the laws of physics - and give credence to our subjective perceptions about time, particularly our perception that time passes (or 'goes on' in his terms).

The 'passage' view accords with our commonsense intuitions: that there is a past, present and future - each with a different ontological status. The present moves forward into the future resulting in an ever enlarging past. Science: A New Map of the Human Brain. Instead of TV, you should watch... Modern IQ ranges for various occupations. Gbrainy. Gbrainy is a brain teaser game and trainer to have fun and to keep your brain trained.

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It provides the following types of games: Logic puzzles. Games designed to challenge your reasoning and thinking skills. Mental calculation. Games based on arithmetical operations designed to prove your mental calculation skills. Gbrainy provides different difficulty levels making gbrainy enjoyable for kids, adults or senior citizens. MIT K12. These spectacular images show why they call it the ‘OMG’ microscope. National Geographic Live! - Enric Sala: Journey to the Pitcairn Islands. Universcale. All Educational Productions. Cool websites. Search, Collect, and Share. Search, Collect, and Share.

10 STEM Apps To Teach About The Environment. How To Use Mood Boards For Visual Learning 2.93K Views 0 Likes Mood boards are used for photography, game design, interior design, marketing, fashion, music, advertising and even architecture; but who’s to say they shouldn’t be used in the classroom? (You might be doing this already!) Web 2.0 Science Tools. By Laura Turner The following web2.0 sites would be useful for science educators at the high school and middle school level.

Web 2.0 Science Tools

Some would also be appropriate for higher elementary grade levels. There are many new ‘tools’ or websites that take advantage of the higher speed and bandwidth of today’s Internet. Web 1.0 tools/websites were text based and web2.0 tools/websites are designed for full-motion video, 3D animations and are generally interactive in some manner. Middle School Physical Science Resource Center. Calacademy. Symphony of Science. Solve For X. MythBusters. Archive (Appropriate for Grades 6-12): MythBusters Live MythBusters Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage shared their experiences as they make experimentation come alive through this dynamic presentation about science behind the exhibit.

MythBusters

The interactive exhibit, created by Discovery Communications and Exhibits Development Group (EDG), in partnership with the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, helps inspire learning beyond the walls of the classroom. Scientists, engineers, and mathematicians drive innovation that will fuel our future. This live event will spark the natural curiosity of budding scientists by showing students just how fun science can be and how it’s helped Adam and Jamie follow their passion to ultimately find success. Presentation Format. Environmental Science - AP Environmental Science - Homework Help. Can I take a course at HippoCampus for credit?

Environmental Science - AP Environmental Science - Homework Help

How do I enroll in a course at HippoCampus? Www.johnkyrk.com/CellIndex.swf. Official Blog for Steve Spangler.