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PingPong - A Quickfire Audience Response AFL App PingPong is a very simple audience-response tool that enables quick interaction with a class using any device. Unlike Socrative or Kahoot, you don’t need to create any questions within the app. PingPong is designed to be used alongside ad-hoc questions written on a whiteboard or as part of a PowerPoint presentation. GEOLOGIC EONS, ERAS and PERIODS - Paleontology and Geology Glossary Advertisement. is a user-supported site. As a bonus, site members have access to a banner-ad-free version of the site, with print-friendly pages.Click here to learn more.

Mars24 Sunclock The Mars24 software displays a Mars sunclock, a graphical representation of the planet Mars showing its current sun- and nightsides, along with a numerical readout of the "standard" Mars time as well lander and other local times. Other displays include a plot showing the relative orbital positions of Mars and Earth and a diagram showing the solar angle and path for a given location on Mars. Mars24 is a cross-platform application that runs on Macintosh, Windows, Linux and other desktop computers. The current version of Mars24 is 7.1.1, released 2015-12-30. Get Mars24 Earth Science Week Earth Science Week (11-17 October 2015) is the annual international celebration promoting the importance and relevance of the geoscience to society. Geoscience Australia will again be hosting Australia's Earth Science Week celebrations and aligning activities with the international theme of "Visualising Earth Systems". There are many ways you can take part too! Explore great geological sites across Australia with our interactive StorymapJoin one of our unique tours of Geoscience Australia - 12-16 OctoberTake the online Earth Science Quiz - goes live 12 OctoberHost an Earth Science Bake-off - instructions below!

Classroom Resources Find content from Thinkfinity Partners using a visual bookmarking and sharing tool. More Teacher Resources by Grade Home › Classroom Resources Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive Geologic time scale Online exhibits Geologic time scale Take a journey back through the history of the Earth — jump to a specific time period using the time scale below and examine ancient life, climates, and geography. You might wish to start in the Cenozoic Era (65.5 million years ago to the present) and work back through time, or start with Hadean time (4.6 to 4 billion years ago)* and journey forward to the present day — it's your choice. [Note: "mya" means "millions of years ago"] Ways to begin your exploration:

STEP ESA is developing free open source toolboxes for the scientific exploitation of Earth Observation missions under the the Scientific Exploitation of Operational Missions (SEOM) programme element. STEP is the ESA community platform for accessing the software and its documentation, communicating with the developers, dialoguing within the science community, promoting results and achievements as well as providing tutorials and material for training scientists using the Toolboxes. The ESA toolboxes support the scientific exploitation for the ERS-ENVISAT missions, the Sentinels 1/2/3 missions and a range of National and Third Party missions.

Global Warming Simulation, Global Warming Interactive, Climate Change Interactive First Mammal Species Goes Extinct Due to Climate Change The humble Bramble Cay melomys has disappeared from its island in the Great Barrier Reef. Climate Change Making Calendars Run Amok People in Central Asia are recalibrating their system of time to adapt to a changing ecosystem. The Great Energy Challenge The National Geographic initiative is a call to action to become actively involved, to learn more and do more—to change how we think about and consume energy so that we can all help tackle the big energy questions. U.S.'s First Official Climate Refugees Race Against Time A Native American tribe struggles to hold on to their culture while their land slips into the Gulf of Mexico. Crocodiles and Palm Trees in the Arctic?

Nik's Learning Technology Blog: Crowdsourcing Knowledge with Students Over the last few weeks I have been playing with a very simple brainstorming and voting website called tricider. The great thing about tricider is that it is incredibly quick and simple to use, and yet it enables users to collect information and opinions from all over the web in a very easily digestible and powerful way. It's very easy to create a tricider topic or question and you don't even need to register, just type your topic or question into the field. You can also add a bit more detail and instructions to guide your students. After you have saved the description, you or your students can start adding solutions.