Cocktail Party Physics
nothing recent but some good posts in the past
Teacher Resources | Students | US EPA
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Behind the lens: Shooting the Endeavour time-lapse video – Framework – Photos and Video – Visual Storytelling from the Los Angeles Times
“The 85-ton space shuttle was to be transported from Los Angeles International Airport through 12 miles of city streets in Los Angeles and Inglewood to the California Science Center, where it will go on permanent display. Nothing like this had ever been moved through a city.”
Thomas Edison and his inventions :: Edison Invents! :: Smithsonian Lemelson Center
“Thomas Alva Edison changed our world! His genius gave us electric lights in our home and an entire system that produced and delivered electrical power. “
The Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention & Innovation
Invention stories index » Subject guide to inventors and inventions featured on this website. Educational materials » Multimedia and print materials for classroom use.
2nd Grade Common Core Math Assessment (3 tests/standard), ALL STANDARDS – Alyssha Swanson – TeachersPayTeachers.com
“My school required us to assess more than only Level 1 DOK (Depth of Knowledge). This assessment reflects Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 Depth of Knowledge questions for each of the standards within the 2nd Grade Common Core math standards. Many of the questions require students to make decisions of how to approach a problem and typically require two-step procedures.”
Science Instruction Lesson Design “The Exploratory Learning Model” – Doug Geis – TeachersPayTeachers.com
“for teaching science. Students will apply the skills and concepts they are learning. This lesson design is based on the constructivist approach and 5E Learning Cycle.”
Calculating a Mineral’s Density Students will use the Density=Mass/Volume formula to calculate the density of an unknown mineral. By…
“Students will use the Density=Mass/Volume formula to calculate the density of an unknown mineral. By using water displacement and a triple beam balance students will collect measurements of volume and mass for an unknown mineral. With this data, they will calculate the mineral’s density then identify the mineral based on calculated density.”
Short Sharp Science: How elephants’ hair style helps them stay cool
“An elephant’s hairs help heat travel away from the skin. According to the study, a light breeze is enough to significantly cool an elephant, increasing its heat loss by 20 per cent.
Elephants, big leathery animals that they are, need to know how to cool off. They also use their trunks to splash water and mud on themselves.”
Green Education: Teaching ideas, lesson plans & worksheets for teachers. Energy conservation, Recycling, Climate Change, Earth Day.
“Lesson plans by a team of educators & renewable energy experts. Includes teacher resource guides, reading passages for students, student worksheets Lesson plans are grouped into three age levels designed for elementary school (grades 4 & 5), middle school (grades 6, 7 & 8) & high school.”
Earth Science Literacy Maps
“Earth Science Literacy Maps are a tool for teachers and students to find resources that relate to specific Earth science concepts. These maps illustrate connections between concepts and how they build upon one another across grade levels. Clicking on a concept within the maps will show DLESE resources related to the concept,”
Skeptoid | Critical Analysis of Pop Phenomena
Skeptoid has been fighting the good fight against the overwhelming majority of noise in the media supporting useless alternative medicine systems, psychics preying upon the vulnerable, the erosion of science education in the classroom, xenophobia of advanced energy and food production methods, and generally anything that distracts attention and public funding from scientific advancement.
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