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Earth: The Lucky Planet? April 10, 2014 Despite estimates that there are trillions of planets in the universe, one scientist argues that we are effectively alone. The Science of Self April 02, 2014 Jennifer Ouellette, author of the new book "Me, Myself, and Why: Searching for the Science of Self," shares how physics and neurobiology intersect over the idea of emergence. Beating the Game of Go March 26, 2014 Chess masters have been beaten by computers, but machines still can't beat the best Go players. Nonetheless, mathematicians are working to perfect the art and science behind this classic game. Podcast Archive

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CK-12 People's Physics Concepts 1. Units and Problem Solving Units identify what a specific number refers to. Keeping track of units can help you avoid mistakes when you work out problems. 2. Primary Teaching Resources Primary Teaching Resources Primary Booklet: Parts of a Plant and their Functions This topic introduces pupils to the basic parts of a flowering plant - the root, stem, leaf and flower. Math, Physics, and Engineering Applets Oscillations and Waves Acoustics Signal Processing Electricity and Magnetism: Statics Electrodynamics

Quantum Entanglement and Information (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy) - StumbleUpon First published Mon Aug 13, 2001; substantive revision Thu Aug 26, 2010 Quantum entanglement is a physical resource, like energy, associated with the peculiar nonclassical correlations that are possible between separated quantum systems. Entanglement can be measured, transformed, and purified.

A Science Teacher Shares Tech Resources For Teachers, Parents & Students I teach Middle School Science, mainly physical, environmental, and life to 6th and 8th graders. Through grants I have acquired 14 iPads for my students to use everyday. Students are also welcome to use their own handheld devices or smartphones. For those who have no devices or technology of their own I also have enough iMacs and Netbooks to create a 1:1 environment of student to technology. Science is a subject where I can easily integrate technology to help my students learn and demonstrate learning of all the topics that we study.

Phantom island, Treasure maps A research team on board Australia’s Marine National Facility research vessel, Southern Surveyor, have made an unusual discovery: an island that isn’t there. We rely on maps all the time. Street directories and websites such as Google Maps help us to find our way around unfamiliar places, and help prevent us getting lost. In some situations, accurate maps are more than just a convenience – they are a necessity. Peanut Software Homepage Page last updated: 13 Sept 12 For automatic notification of updates to these pages, you can subscribe to my RSS feed. My page of FAQ (27 Sept 10) is added to as necessary. If you encounter a significant problem (26 Jun 12), you may wish to share the details (my e-mail address is in the Help|About dialog box). Click the following links to reach the download pages: Wingeom (14 Jul 12) Winplot (13 Sep 12) Winstats (07 Aug 12) Winarc (08 Dec 11) Winfeed (13 Jun 12) Windisc (08 Sep 12) Winmat (25 Jul 12) Wincalc (05 Sep 12) Winwordy (22 Aug 12) Documents (14 Mar 11)

Teleportation - StumbleUpon Teleportation is the name given by science fiction writers to the feat of making an object or person disintegrate in one place while a perfect replica appears somewhere else. How this is accomplished is usually not explained in detail, but the general idea seems to be that the original object is scanned in such a way as to extract all the information from it, then this information is transmitted to the receiving location and used to construct the replica, not necessarily from the actual material of the original, but perhaps from atoms of the same kinds, arranged in exactly the same pattern as the original. A teleportation machine would be like a fax machine, except that it would work on 3-dimensional objects as well as documents, it would produce an exact copy rather than an approximate facsimile, and it would destroy the original in the process of scanning it.

50 Awesome Chemistry Videos For The Busy Science Teacher Though we don’t often recognize it, chemistry defines nearly every element of our everyday lives. From the reactions that fuel the sun to the biology of our bodies to the technology in our gadgets, chemistry is at the heart of everything we do and is the central science that unites biology, physics, geology, astronomy, medicine, and countless other fields. Yet chemistry doesn’t always get the credit and recognition it deserves for playing such an awesome role in, well, everything.

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. 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. Free Online Physics Courses Get free online Physics courses online from the world's leading universities. You can download these audio & video courses straight to your computer or mp3 player. The collection includes introductory physics courses recorded at top universities (e.g. The History of the Universe in 200 Words or Less - StumbleUpon Quantum fluctuation. Inflation. Expansion. Strong nuclear interaction.

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