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Bobo Explores Light: Interactive Learning e-Book I have been advocating for some time the necessity for visually appealing interactive educational e-books. This new publication from the guys over at Game College looks very promising. This is their 10th app in under 2 and a half years. As a Visual Arts teacher I absolutely love the graphics but more importantly these super cool graphics will be what entice the younger viewer into this app. They will also be the thing that generates the enthusiasm to move from one chapter to the next and the next.

2012 March 12 - The Scale of the Universe Interactive Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2012 March 12 Public Domain Collections: Free to Share & Reuse That means everyone has the freedom to enjoy and reuse these materials in almost limitless ways. The Library now makes it possible to download such items in the highest resolution available directly from the Digital Collections website. Search Digital Collections No permission required. No restrictions on use. Below you'll find tools, projects, and explorations designed to inspire your own creations—go forth and reuse!

Australian Animals by Ann Watkins / Kelley Bockman Kapunda Primary School Level of Schooling: Reception Duration: 7 weeks (1 x 50 minutes / week in the computing room) White House Virtual Tour White House Public Tours have been suspended due to sequestration. Free group tours of the White House for parties of 10 or more people, regardless of age or type of group, can be arranged through your Member of Congress. Requests to get your White House tour tickets must be submitted at least six months in advance. These self-guided group tours will be scheduled approximately one month before the requested date.

The Science Behind Foldit Foldit is a revolutionary new computer game enabling you to contribute to important scientific research. This page describes the science behind Foldit and how your playing can help. What is a protein? 7 Virtual Field Trips Every Teacher Ought to Know About Due to budget cuts, many teachers lack the essentials like pens and paper. So for most schools, even a small field trip to the local bakery or theater is too much to ask. Well, today I'm going t

Staff Picks: Sports Science Staff Picks: Sports Science Staff Picks: Sports Science Collisions on Ice What happens when two hockey players collide? Try our hockey collision calculator! 40 Sites for Educational Games With the start of school right around the corner, I decided to revisit a post I've done on sites for educational games. This list I've compiled has a nice mix of subjects and grade levels that teachers can use w/ their students. *This list is in alphabetical order. 40 Sites for Educational Games ABCya - A great site for games and mobile apps for elementary students.Academic Skill Builders - A wonderful site w/ learning through the use of multi-player games. Also, there is an educational portal which allows for student tracking.Arcoiris - A nice site for educational games in English and Spanish.Braineos - Games based on flash card in a wide variety of subjects.BrainNook - A fun site for students that focuses on English & Math.

Magnifying the Universe Embed this infographic on your site! <iframe width="500" height="323" scrolling="no" src=" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe><br />Copyright 2012. <a href=" the Universe</a> by <a href=" Sleuth</a>. The above is an interactive infographic. We have also developed a complimentary poster that you can view here: Sizes of the Universe poster. If you're technically inclined, here's a look at the references we used to construct these infographics: Facts About The Universe.

NASA eClips™ NASA eClips™ are short, relevant educational video segments. These videos inspire and engage students, helping them see real world connections. Full Site Located: Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms Glossary Home | Text Version Designed to help learners at any level better understand genetic terms Guided by national science standards Explained by scientists at the NIH The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) created the Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms to help everyone understand the terms and concepts used in genetic research. In addition to definitions, specialists in the field of genetics share their descriptions of terms, and many terms include images, animation and links to related terms. Enter a search term or explore the list of terms by selecting a letter from the alphabet on the left and then select from the terms revealed.

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