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Create a map | BatchGeo ChemCollective Project Noah – Share Stories of Nature In Your Neighborhood Project Noah is a globally collaborative project to which anyone can contribute. On Project Noah you can share pictures and stories of the plants and the animals that you observe in your neighborhood. Project Noah has a section titled Missions in which you can find projects that you can contribute to. The Missions ask people to make contributions of images and observations about a specific animal, plant, or region. Check out the squirrel mission to get started. Project Noah has an Education section in which teachers can register their classrooms. Tags: biology, ecology, free apps, free ipad apps, nature, Project Noah, science

10 Great YouTube Videos for Teachers Just like TED-ED and Khan Academy, YouTube now hosts several educational channels all geared towards the betterment of education. More importantly is the fact that many teachers and educators are creating their channels where they share their content area expertise and knowledge in the form of tutorials and guides. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has previously featured several of teacher-created YouTube channels which you can find HERE. Today, I am adding more resources to our YouTube for Teachers section here. 1- Veritasium With more than 120 videos to its name, Veritasium -- derived from "veritas," the Latin for "truth" -- has received popular and critical acclaim.The mind-bending "Slinky Physics" video above is perhaps the most popular, drawing more than 1 million views and mainstream media coverage from a number of different outlets. 2- Vsauce Since debuting in 2010, VSauce has gained more than a million followers. 4- Minute Physics 5- Smarter Every Day 6- SciShow 100 Awesome Engineering Projects for Kids By Kristie Lewis Engineering and fun aren't always two things that kids naturally associate with one another, but there are hundreds of ways to make engineering, physics and design fun and challenging for kids. Here are 100 great experiments that will let kids construct, play, learn and grow, all while they study the fundamentals of engineering. Basics These projects focus on the basics of motion, force and other essentials of physics. Balls and Ramp. Light and Electricity Let kids have fun understanding how to harness light and electricity. Create your own light bulb. Structures Kids will have a blast trying to put together these building projects. Build a Bird House. Materials Through these projects, children can see how different materials act and work in structures. Create the perfect play dough. Travel and Movement Learn about planes, trains, automobiles and all kinds of movement through these ideas. Paper Airplanes. Harnessing Nature Create a compass. Environment Create a water filter.

Science Daily: News & Articles in Science, Health, Environment & Technology Teach with Portals What is Energy? Two Main Forms of Energy Kinetic energy is motion energy. Potential energy is energy stored in matter. Potential energy appears in many different forms, and is defined as the energy in matter due to its position or the arrangement of its parts. The various forms of potential energy include gravitational potential energy, elastic potential energy, chemical potential energy, and electrical potential energy. Potential Energy is often referred to as stored energy. Some scientists avoid use of the word "stored" because it inaccurately depicts energy as a substance that is contained within a substance. The Evidence of Energy is All Around Us! Sound, mechanical motion, thermal energy, and light are not easily classified as kinetic and potential energy. Light is an example of electromagnetic radiation and has no mass, so it has neither kinetic nor potential energy. A note about thermal energy and heat. (KEEP Activity Guide "Potentially Kinetic") Next reading: What is Energy? Return to What is Energy?

Energy Rules! Energy Transfer Energy Transfer Energy can be transferred from one location to another, as in the sun's energy travels through space to Earth. The two ways that energy can be transferred are by doing work and heat transfer. Energy can be transferred from one object to another by doing work. When work is done on an object, it results in a change in the object's motion (more specifically, a change in the object's kinetic energy). Energy is often defined as the ability to do work. An illustration of how doing work is an example of energy transferSuppose that a person exerts a force on the wheelbarrow that is initially at rest, causing it to move over a certain distance. Wherever you look, you can see examples of energy transfers. Heat is given off when an object's thermal energy is transferred. Conduction is the transfer of energy from one molecule to another. Convection is the movement of heat by a liquid such as water or a gas such as air. Heat travels from the sun by a process called radiation.

Science & Environment - Infographic: Absolute zero to ‘absolute hot’ How cold can it get on Earth? How hot can hot truly get? And, perhaps more importantly, what’s the ideal temperature a hazelnut souffle should be cooked at? All important questions, and to find out the answers we’ve created the ultimate thermometer, which takes you from absolute zero to what scientists think is the absolute heat limit. To see more infographics, click here Middle School TEAMS Competition | TSA Teams The TEAMS Experience The TEAMS program is an annual STEM competition that helps students discover their potential for engineering. Using math, science and 21st century learning skills, students work together to problem-solve real, everyday challenges. Competition Facts The 2014 TEAMS theme is “Engineering Tomorrow's Cities - Improving Urban Infrastructure.” Schools and groups compete for one day during the course of the competition window, February 10 – March 22, 2014. Working in a written competition format, groups of four to eight students at the middle school grade level compete during two sixty-minute parts: Part 1: Forty multiple choice questions, requiring team members to apply math and science knowledge to novel situations. The highest ranking state teams at each level in the country will be invited (at their own expense) to compete for top honors at the national level at the national TSA conference, June 18 – July 2, 2013 in Orlando, Florida. Program Outcomes

Education Project Noah was created to provide people of all ages with a simple, easy-to-use way to share their experiences with wildlife. By encouraging your students to share their observations and contribute to Project Noah missions, you not only help students to reconnect with nature, you provide them with real opportunities to make a difference. Once you're registered as a teacher, you can create a new place-based mission for your students. Get them excited about nature by experiencing wildlife observation first-hand. Your students will document the world around them and understand the importance of biodiversity. Teacher Account 23 students 195 spottings Creating a classroom mission Name your new mission Focus on a wildlife category Set mission location and region Add a classroom to your mission Save and create your new mission 23 participants All wildlife Project Noah makes it easy for you to manage your created missions and keep track of your students' observations. 12 spottings 2 missions

7 Great YouTube Channels for Science Below are some great YouTube channels for science. If you are a science teacher and you need some useful resources where you can search for and find educational science videos, then the list below would be of great help. Some of the channels listed below have thousands of subscribers featuring some of the best science videos online. This is one of the gifted science teachers who shares highly educational videos showing students and learners how to integrate science into day to day life. As its name suggests, this is one of the most reputed YouTube Channels with more than 9 million videos on science and a growing base of thousands of subscribers. This is another distinguished science resource where students can get to know the underpinnings of science is such an interestingly funny way. This is the official YouTube channel of NASA. This channels features the periodic table of elements for all things chemistry. This one here provides videos and cool science experiments from Steve Sprangler.