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Explore, Play, Discover: Websites, Activities & More

Explore, Play, Discover: Websites, Activities & More
Search form Search Low-cost, teacher-tested activities for the classroom and the curious. Science of Cooking • Explore the science behind food and cooking with recipes, activities, and Webcasts.PreviousNext Explore, Play, Discover: Websites, Activities, and More Auroras: Paintings in the Sky Far north in the night sky, a faint glow appears on the horizon. Feeling Pressured Feel atmospheric pressure changes by stepping into a garbage bag. Camera Obscura Take the Beat Back Uncover the everyday origins of some extraordinary instruments. The Cold Water Candy Test Science of Baseball What's the science behind a home run? Arctic Seals These unique – and uniquely beautiful – seal species spend their lives amid the sea ice Plant Hybrids If you're a patient gardener, you can grow your own hybrid flowers. 2016 Total Solar Eclipse Telescope View Watch the telescope view of the entire 2016 total solar eclipse in Micronesia. Energy from Death Slinky in Hand Make waves without getting wet. Cheshire Cat Pages explore Connect

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The Visual Way to Explore and Understand Data Students use InspireData® to investigate, analyze, and represent data and information in dynamic graphs and charts. InspireData tools make it easy to change variables and plot types so students can explore data in multiple, meaningful ways. This encourages them to investigate data analytically, ask more questions, and apply their understanding of the data to form better conclusions and continue exploration. Download a free 30-day trial of InspireData today! InspireData helps students to successfully: Build data literacy Develop analytical skills Strengthen critical thinking

Biology Study Guides - SparkNotes Home → SparkNotes → Biology Study Guides Biology Subjects Cell Structure Introduction to Cell Structure Blog Archive » Make your own wind organ with recycled bottles A complaint occasionally heard about wind turbines is that they produce low-frequency sounds that are disturbing to some people. According to an ariticle in The British Wind Energy Association this is just a myth, but what if you like the sounds that wind can make? An amazing range of artistry and invention exists in the world of wind music making. There is often an eerie quality to the sound, reminiscent of science fiction movies. I like to imagine these wind sounds are the music from the earth gaia herself. The Plastorgan shown in the above photo fascinates me the most because it’s free, keeps some plastic bottles out of the landfill, encourages people to unleash hidden talent, and makes for more interesting neighborhoods.

{FREE} Weather Unit for ages 3-9 1StumbleUpon 0 I’ve covered various topics to teach my preschool and homeschool kids about weather, but I really wanted to make sure I covered it all (if there is such a thing =-) So I put together all the weather stuff I could possibly dream up in this mega 40 page Weather Unit Printable Pack! The Weather Worksheets are educational and fun for toddler, preschool, kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd, grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade homeschoolers. FREE Weather Unit Pack for Preschool and Homeschoolers Microscope Imaging Station. Neurons: A Fish-Eye View of the Brain Speed-dating neurons make connections Researchers in the Smith lab have also been able to watch the development of single neurons as they grow and connect to each other to complete the optical system. What they’ve seen helps explain how the brain's enormous complexity emerges.

Google Earth Lessons Lesson Organization: Google Earth How To's - Learn how to do the basics so you are comfortable teaching with Google Earth Student Controlled - Where the student controls Google Earth. Suitable for labs, mini-labs, home school, etc. Teacher Controlled - Suitable for Lectures, Presentations, whole class discussions, etc. Mini-Lessons - Lesson starters for looking at various topics Icon Legend Found or developed a Lesson that uses Google Earth? AP Biology Teaching & Learning Resources Welcome! Here you will find copies of most of the labs and activities that we perform in class. Some are only available from the AP Lab book, so I cannot post those online. Listen to These 7 Sound Sculptures Some art is intended to be viewed—and some art is meant to be heard. These seven examples require the use of both senses. Looming above Burnley, the Singing Ringing Tree is made of galvanized steel pipes. As the wind blows through the pipes, the nearly 10-foot-tall sculpture creates eerie sounds in several octaves. When it was completed in 2006, the sculpture improved the aesthetic of the area in more ways than one—before architects Mike Tonkin and Anna Liu created the tree, the site was home to an old transmission station.

Superpower: Immortality video Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection Homo Sapien Evolution An infinite amount of birthdays seems incomprehensible. Infinity is a tough concept! Using the fundamentals of set theory, explore the mind-bending concept of the "infinity of infinities" -- and how it led mathematicians to conclude that math itself contains unanswerable questions. Create Your Own eBooks - Richard Byrne Yudu is a free service that allows you to upload PDF, Word, Excel, and Powerpoint files to create online magazines. The page turning effect and the zoom options are all built into the technology of Yudu and automatically activated. When your Yudu online magazine is created you can embed it into a blog, wiki, or website. The only drawback to Yudu is that the download option can be hard to find when viewing a document full screen and the download file is a zip file which is a turn-off for some people. Issuu, like Yudu, offers the option to display your documents with page-turning effects.

Student & Teacher Resources (Starfish) Starfish As an island nation, many New Zealanders have strong connections with the sea. Whether swimming, surfing, lying on the beach, exploring the rocky shore or fishing, the ocean plays a huge role in our national identity. Commercially, our fisheries earn the country more than $1.3 billion annually – fishing is one of our key primary industries. As well as this, our fisheries are a major source of food, whether as fish and chips on a Friday night, delicious kaimoana on the marae, or a salmon steak on the barbie. Making sure that our oceans and fisheries are healthy and sustainable into the future is of vital importance to all New Zealanders.

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