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Mushroom Pictures & Mushroom Reference. Birds of North America Field Guide. So These Actually Exist: Flowers That Look Like Something Else. Lichen. A lichen (/ˈlaɪkən/,[1] sometimes /ˈlɪtʃən/ [2]) is a composite organism consisting of a fungus (the mycobiont) and a photosynthetic partner (the photobiont or phycobiont) growing together in a symbiotic relationship.

Lichen

The photobiont is usually either a green alga (commonly Trebouxia) or cyanobacterium (commonly Nostoc).[3] The morphology, physiology and biochemistry of lichens are very different from those of the isolated fungus and alga in culture. Lichens occur in some of the most extreme environments on Earth—arctic tundra, hot deserts, rocky coasts, and toxic slag heaps. Web 2.0 tools for library. Free App Lets Teachers Create High Quality Flipped Video on iPads. Mobile Learning | Feature Free App Lets Teachers Create High Quality Flipped Video on iPads.

Free App Lets Teachers Create High Quality Flipped Video on iPads

46 Hidden Tips and Tricks to Use Google Search Like a Boss. Awesome libraries. Weeding. Assessing an internet resource. Waldorf education. Funding. Choosing Fairy Tales for Different Ages. Download the article: Choosing Fairy Tales for Different Ages Deciding which fairy tales are appropriate for which age group is a problem which faces every kindergarten teacher as well as every parent who wants to offer fairy tales to children.

Choosing Fairy Tales for Different Ages

Over the years, with the experience of actually telling the tales to children, one develops a "sense" for this, but in the beginning some guidelines may be of help. Among the fairy tales, there are stories of varying degrees of complexity. Circle of Life Rediscovery - Outdoor Education Specialists. Environmental Education Activities & Games. Sustainablity.

Making conservation fun. Children. Content/Activites. Outdoor Learning in the Early Years. School garden. Why Learning in Nature? iPad Apps and Resources for Teachers. iPad Lessons. Seeds & Starts. Permaculture Ethics & Principles. Digital Citizenship. Websites. Becoming Art - Becoming Art. Dead fish hat Alive and Kicking. Best Multicultural Books for Children (139 books) Owlie Sleep Sack. Every new little one needs to cuddle up and be warm.

Owlie Sleep Sack

Everyone knows a happy baby is made by snuggling and swaddling in some comfy single ply merino. Below is a pattern for a sleep sack with owlies on the top. Simple enough really. This is one size. THIS IS NOT MEANT TO BE SLEPT IN. The matching hat can also be found on this blog. DETAILS Gauge 5 spi Yarn: Malabrigo Worsted Size 7 needles 16" circs and DPNs (or needed for gauge) ABBREVIATIONSc4f is when you will place the first two stitches onto a cable needle and hold them to the front, knit the next two then knit the two from the cable needle. c4b the same thing except hold the cable to the back. pm: place marker sm: slip marker ssk: slip, slip knit is a decrease PATTERN CO 86 Join for knitting in the round placing marker. Knit in stockinette for 16 rows Owl Cable: Continue knitting in stockinette until sack measures 12" from tip of rolled edge.

Setting up the decreases: Decreases start TWO stitches before marker. Round 2: Knit. Endpaper Mitts. Sometimes a tiny little hit is plenty.

Endpaper Mitts

I've been a little stalled out on the knitting, lately (yes, even the entrelac): my brain is abubble with plans and ideas, I'm loving a lot of projects recently out, but when it gets right down to it - nothing much seems very appealing to knit right now. How to Beat Sugar Cravings with Glutamine. » Help Your Kids Fight Addicting Foods. By Donna Gates If we’re addicted to food, the addiction often begins in childhood.

» Help Your Kids Fight Addicting Foods

After all, what are many of our kids eating for breakfast? Usually, it’s something sweet and quick, like cereal. Wheat, dairy, and sugar are the most addictive foods on the planet. If you want an idea of just how much cereal we eat: In 2011, three of the most popular cereal brands on the market made nearly $800 million in profit. (1) According to Yale Rudd Center’s Cereal FACTS 2012: Food cravings... Home - Very Edible Gardens. Tree Hugging Now Scientifically Validated. Die hard conservatives love to disparage liberals as tree huggers, but it has been recently scientifically validated that hugging trees is actually good for you.

Tree Hugging Now Scientifically Validated

Research has shown that you don’t even have to touch a tree to get better, you just need to be within its vicinity has a beneficial effect. In a recently published book, Blinded by Science, the author Matthew Silverstone, proves scientifically that trees do in fact improve many health issues such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), concentration levels, reaction times, depression and other forms of mental illness. He even points to research indicating a tree’s ability to alleviate headaches in humans seeking relief by communing with trees.

The author points to a number of studies that have shown that children show significant psychological and physiological improvement in terms of their health and well being when they interact with plants and trees. Louie Schwartzberg: The hidden beauty of pollination. Tech Tools by Subject and Skills.

Every year, so many new technology tools for teachers are launched into the market that it can be nearly impossible to keep up with them all.

Tech Tools by Subject and Skills

In order to keep you up-to-date with the latest and greatest educational tech tools, our team of edtech specialists has put together this list of the best edtech resources and technology tools for teachers. Clicking on the links below will take you to hundreds of apps, websites, extensions, and more. The School Library Media Specialist & The Classroom Teacher. Benefits of Children's Outdoor Play. Multicultural Education.