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February 14th, 2010 If you can’t get enough science from your college classes, then jump on Twitter to find an amazing collection of scientists who are busy posting links as well as their own thoughts on a wide range of topics. No matter if your interest is in chemistry, physics, Earth sciences, or a more general appreciation of science, you will find Twitter feeds to fill you need for more science. Chemistry These scientists are discussing chemistry, science education, technology, and more. 100 Amazing Scientists You Should Follow on Twitter
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STEM Curriculum - Dayton Regional STEM Center
Explore, Play, Discover: Websites, Activities & More Microscope Imaging Station What do stem cells, fruit flies, and zebrafish look like under a microscope? The Microscope Imaging Station creates high-resolution images and movies of the microscopic world using research-grade microscopes. Return to Mars Join us as we follow NASA’s latest rover, Curiosity.
Astronomy & Space Travel A Brief, Wondrous Tour of Earth (From Outer Space) - Video - Recorded from August to October, 2011 at the International Space Station, this HD footage offers a brilliant tour of our planet and stunning views of the aurora borealis. A Universe from Nothing - Video – In 53 minutes, theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss answers some big enchilada questions, including how the universe came from nothing. A Year of the Moon in 2.5 Minutes – Video – The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has been orbiting the moon for over a year. The footage gets compressed into 2 slick minutes. A Day on Earth (as Seen From Space) – Video – Astronaut Don Pettit trained his camera on planet Earth, took a photo once every 15 seconds, and then created a brilliant time-lapse film.
7-12 Teaching Centers
Science Grades 6-10 | 12 issues | $9.25 Teach the latest news in science research and explore the science behind today's headlines. A mix of news briefs and feature-length articles, each issue of SCIENCE WORLD ® Current Science ® covers earth, health, life, and physical sciences as well as space and technology. Exciting puzzles and games, including our highly popular Caption This Photo and Sci-Triv ® games, round out every issue. For grades 6 to 10. NEW! Current Science: Today's science news for grades 6-10
Grade 6 Earth
Grade 6 Homepage
Houghton Mifflin Science: Grade 6
Science - 6th Grade Core Course Description Introduction Science is a way of knowing, a process for gaining knowledge and understanding of the natural world. The Science Core Curriculum places emphasis on understanding and using skills. Students should be active learners. It is not enough for students to read about science; they must do science.
Weekly Reader ScienceSpin November 2011 Social Studies/Cross-Curriculum Grade 1 | 32 issues | $4.35 Skill building kicks into high gear! Children explore nonfiction text and build general knowledge while increasing reading comprehension, vocabulary, and critical-thinking skills. Vivid photos, colorful illustrations, maps, diagrams, and more help students on their way to becoming confident readers. Poster-size Big Issues encourage class discussion.