Discover the world's most endangered species Wildscreen's Arkive project was launched in 2003 and grew to become the world's biggest encyclopaedia of life on Earth. With the help of over 7,000 of the world’s best wildlife filmmakers and photographers, conservationists and scientists, Arkive.org featured multi-media fact-files for more than 16,000 endangered species. Freely accessible to everyone, over half a million people every month, from over 200 countries, used Arkive to learn and discover the wonders of the natural world. Since 2013 Wildscreen was unable to raise sufficient funds from trusts, foundations, corporates and individual donors to support the year-round costs of keeping Arkive online. Therefore, the charity had been using its reserves to keep the project online and was unable to fund any dedicated staff to maintain Arkive, let alone future-proof it, for over half a decade.
Internet 101 & Beyond - Teacher Tips Internet 101 & Beyond - Tips for Teachers Also see: Search Engine Basics For great sites for educators, visit The Reference Desk! Internet Tips for Teachers Concentrate on the curriculum rather than a cool internet site. Choose a topic and find resources that meet your needs. A variety of sites will provide enough material to keep your students engaged for a class period or two.
Outlets Day 4 July 9-13, 2012 Explore - Your Space Education Resource - Sponsored by Boeing - Space Orbit Solar System Lesson Plans Videos Science Reference Science Organizations and Museums National Science Foundation AMNH Resources for Learning The National Academies: Science, Engineering, Institute of Medicine, National Research Council List of Famous Scientists in History There are a large number of famous scientists in history. If a roster of all such scientists were to be compiled, the list would be never-ending. Hence, a finite number has been taken into consideration here. These great individuals were masters in their respective fields, and with their amazing work, changed the course of history and the way things were done. We'll have a look at the top scientists the world has ever seen.
home Moon Phases / Lunar Phases Explained Have you ever wondered what causes the moon phases? We all know that its appearance changes over time. But why? The good way to understand the phases of the moon is to examine an earth-moon-sun diagram: ©MoonConnection.com All Rights Reserved. This moon phases diagram is NOT public domain and may not be used on websites, copied, printed or republished except by permission.
"Common Core" Teaches Communism Karen Schoen explains Common Core. “Hello Americans: Common Core IS NOT NEW. The only thing new is the name and the fact that no parent or community or school board of legislator had any participation in this new unproven educational fad. What is Common Core? Think of Common Core as an operating system provided by the Federal Govt.
Sports Themed Classrooms Throughout the month of June, I am going to run a Classroom Theme Series and feature a different popular classroom theme each day. Themes are a great way to tie everything in your classroom together...you just have to be careful not to let them clutter your classroom :) Today we are going to lace up our sneakers for a Sports Theme! After gathering all of the ideas and creating my sports theme kit, I really want to use this as a theme. What a great way to emphasize teamwork and the importance of practicing something as a means of improvement.