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Manifesto for 21st Century Teacher Librarians Editor’s Note: This article was originally published as a Tag Team Tech column on www.voyamagazine.com. It has been reprinted and reproduced numerous times and in many places. We are making it available here to ensure that all of our readers have seen it. Physics explained in 10 mind-bending GIFs Just because the laws of physics are consistent, that certainly doesn’t mean they always make sense to our squishy mammal brains. Our day to day experiences don’t include advanced materials, superconducting magnets, or extreme temperatures. You might be sure your eyes are deceiving you when dealing with something like that, but it’s just science. We’re going to use GIFs to zero in on just that kind of thing — weird physics that makes you scratch your head.

Virtual Labs The links on this page are all VIRTUAL LABS offered by the Glencoe textbook company. These labs give the students the adventure of laboratory experimentation without costly supplies, worrisome environmental and safety issues, or time-consuming clean up. They are from all different areas of science: Biology, Physics, Genetics, Earth Science, Physical Science, and Chemistry. Please feel free to try these at home! How to build a real 'Star Wars' lightsaber The idea behind a lightsaber is simple genius: a light-weight and immensely powerful tool that uses a blade of energy to not only slice up disciples of the Dark Side in a single blow but also act as an effective shield against laser blasts. So why don't we have working lightsabers in real life? Surely physicists must be smart enough (and big enough Star Wars fans) to be able to produce one of these incredible objects. The obvious way of building a lightsaber would be to use a laser, which can be seen as a particularly bright and directional burst of light.

White Ravens Each year the language specialists (Lektoren) at the International Youth Library (IYL), in Munich, Germany, select newly published books from around the world that they consider to be especially noteworthy. This list of books is compiled into the annual White Ravens Catalogue, which is introduced each year at the Bologna (Italy) Children's Book Fair. The White Ravens Online Catalogue, which includes all titles from 1993 through 2007, was created by ICDL researchers in collaboration with the IYL and is available on the ICDL web site with the permission of the International Youth Library. The White Raven label is given to books that deserve worldwide attention because of their universal themes and/or their exceptional and often innovative artistic and literary style and design. The titles are drawn from the books that the IYL receives as review or donation copies from publishers and organizations around the world.

See a TED Talk about POGIL Pogil - Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning Andrei Straumanis Gives TED talk in San Miguel, Mexico POGILer Andrei Straumanis gave a 2010 TED talk in San Miguel, Mexico, on the benefits of using POGIL in the classroom. Click on the link above to watch Andrei's presentation. The POGIL Project is grateful for the support of the National Science Foundation, the Department of Education, the Hach Scientific Foundation, and the Toyota USA Foundation. Click the following links for our privacy policy and terms of use. Online Mind Games for free,Brain teaser for kids,adults to play,Puzzle game site Rolling Fall is a fun physics-based puzzle game for children and grownups where you have to cut chains at the precise moment so that the heavy wrecking balls attached to them can swing or fall loose with gravity and knock the Zombies from the platforms below. It starts off easy but then gets really tricky as the levels progress! This game turns into an addicting brain-teaser of epic proportions. You need to keep your thinking cap on tight!

DiversityCentral.com: Cultural Diversity at Work FEBRUARY: African American History Month In 1926 Dr. Carter G. Woodson instituted the first week-long celebration to raise awareness of African Americans’ contributions to history. Sorry, Albert: Physics that challenges Einstein Cookies on the New Scientist website close Our website uses cookies, which are small text files that are widely used in order to make websites work more effectively. To continue using our website and consent to the use of cookies, click away from this box or click 'Close' Find out about our cookies and how to change them

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