Earth Science Week
““Discovering Careers in the Earth Sciences” Take part in Earth Science Week 2012! Held October 14-20, ESW 2012 encourages people everywhere to explore the natural world and learn about the geosciences. “Discovering Careers in the Earth Sciences,” the theme of ESW 2012, engages young people and the public in learning how geoscientists gather and interpret data about the Earth and other planets.”
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Earth Science Week
“Big Ideas videos bring to life the “big ideas” of Earth science – the nine core concepts that everyone should know. Teachers can use the videos in many ways. For example: Use “Why Earth Science?” to introduce the importance of Earth science to your students, their parents and guardians, and your school’s guidance counselor.”
Breathtaking spy plane footage. [VIDEO]
Apps in Education: Geography and Science – Cross over apps
“Geography and Science – Cross over apps
There are a number of apps that are being released that give us direct and instant access to real time data to events and happenings around the world. These apps allow the students in the classroom to have the same data and information that authorities, scientists and researcher have. This is important form the students point of view as it makes the learning more real.”
James May At the Edge of Space – Full Documentary – YouTube
“James May on the Moon is a BBC documentary in which James May commemorates the 40th anniversary of the Apollo moon landings.
In the show May is interviewing Apollo astronauts Harrison Schmitt, Alan Bean, and Charlie Duke, before himself experiencing weightlessness and G-forces similar to that of a Saturn V rocket launch.
As a passenger in a Lockheed U-2 spy plane, May flies to the edge of space.
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Mosquito Flies Again
“An eight-year restoration project culminated with the first flights of what is now the world’s only flyable de Havilland Mosquito fighter bomber in New Zealand. Mosquito KA114 flew from Ardmore Airport to Mangere on Thursday. It was the first time a Mosquito had flown since 1996 when the last surviving example crashed at the Barton Air Show in England. “
“The site includes really well done lessons, activities, practice pages (online), study aids, glossary, and word problems. Algebra Lab is like a free, living textbook. It has enough substance to help students work their way through algebra, while understanding the connections to how that algebra is used in a practical sense.”
You Are An Inventor Contest | GLOBAL | Women Of Aviation Worldwide Week
“Today’s women are capable of contributing significantly to technological advancements benefiting the human race as well as shine in science careers. Their unique perspective and skills makes them sought-after and valuable problem solving scientists.
This contest is designed to awake the inventor in young women worldwide.
Entry deadline: February 8, 2013”
Curriki – Algebra1
About Text Novel – Mobile Phone Novel, Cell Phone Novel, Fiction, Writing, Writing Contest
“Textnovel was launched in 2008 as a social network for authors and readers of serial fiction. It is the first English language cell phone novel website, allowing members to write and read fiction with their cellphones or computers, using text messaging, email and online tools. Textnovel runs contests for fiction writers, allowing them to demonstrate the market potential of their work through its unique serial publication and voting format. We are working on other cool features too.”
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