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On Teachers' Day, White House announces STEM training milestone

Launched five years ago, the 100Kin10 network aims to train 100,000 science, technology, engineering, and math teachers. But can schools retain …

After Flint, New Scrutiny of Schools' Drinking Water

—Julio Cortez/AP<p>The revelation this month that drinking water in nearly half the 67 schools in Newark, N.J., have lead levels exceeding national …

Digital Citizenship: Resource Roundup

Internet Safety and Cyberbullying<p>Tool or Weapon? Addressing Cyberhate in the Classroom by Jinnie Spiegler (2015): Classroom strategies to fight …

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Can Project-Based Learning Close Gaps in Science Education?

Access to good science curriculum materials is a “vexing issue,” Harris said. In urban public schools, science textbooks are often 10 years old and …

The Scientific Explanation Behind Underwater 'Fairy Circles'

Hint: the circles are not created by fairies.<p>For years, strange underwater circular formations in the Baltic Sea have mystified residents. Some have thought that they were bomb craters, or created by fairies or aliens. Turns out, none of the above explanations is correct.<p>"It has nothing to do with …

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Fracking, Quakes, and Drinking Water: Your Questions Answered

We answer reader questions about the controversial method of extracting oil and gas known as hydraulic fracturing.<p>Does it really cause earthquakes? What about the impact on drinking water? These and other questions, including one about dinosaurs, surfaced when we asked what you want to know about …

Beg, Borrow, Steal on Flipboard

By Marcelle McGhee | How copyright works for students. Creative Commons . Free stuff for classroom use<p>Two Million Wondrous Nature Illustrations Put …

Over 2 Million Historical Pictures Are Now Available on Flickr

September 2, 2014 <br>Internet Archive Book Images features over 2 millions historical pictures on Flickr. This tremendous work has been done by Kalev …

STEM to STEAM

STEAM is a movement which advocates adding art and design to the national STEM agenda, to develop the creativity and problem solving necessary to …

Mapped history of how Native American land was taken

In Invasion of America, an animated map shows the loss of land.<p>Between 1776 and 1887, the United States seized over 1.5 billion acres from America’s …

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U.S. Methane Hot Spot Is Much Gassier Than Expected

A tiny "hot spot" in the Four Corners region of the U.S. Southwest produces the largest concentration of methane seen anywhere in the nation — and the amount produced is more than triple what was previously thought, a new study says. Scientists at NASA and the University of Michigan made the …

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Announcements<p>Announcements<p>Story Map Crowdsource moves to mature support in June 2018<p>Understand what the move to mature status means for the Story Map …

How street addresses could help us fight Ebola

In Liberia, finding the Ebola virus is all too easy; it’s already claimed over a thousand lives and is likely to kill many more. But finding and …

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History and Human Rights

David Birmingham reviews the historical dimensions of international definitions of human rights<p>It is forty years since the United Nations General …

Map error hastened Napoleon’s Waterloo defeat

A French documentary claims Napoleon was confused on the battlefield by a mistake in the map he used to plan his strategy<p>If Waterloo was won on the playing fields of Eton, as Wellington is supposed to have said, it may have been lost by Napoleon’s map-makers.<p>A printing error left the emperor …

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Try ArcGIS Online More lessons<p>45 minutes<p>Create, explore, and share a hurricane evacuation map.<p>20 minutes<p>Create a 3D scene of urban trees.<p>20 …

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