Amy Oss

8 Flips | 2 Magazines | @AmyOss2014 | Keep up with Amy Oss on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Amy Oss”

'Animal Pompeii' wiped out China's ancient creatures

<b>The puzzle of how a 120-million-year-old animal graveyard in China formed may have been solved.</b><p>Scientists believe that the creatures from the lower Cretaceous era were instantly killed by volcanic eruptions similar to the violent blast that hit the Roman city of Pompeii.<p>Much like the residents of …

New Dinosaur Species Unearthed in Tanzania

Paleontologists have unearthed a new species of dinosaur in Tanzania, a long-necked, plant-eating giant that crops up in varied forms on every …

The last supermoon – in pictures

This full moon marks the third in a trilogy of supermoons this summer. July and August’s full moons both fell during the moon’s perigee – when it was at the closest point in its orbit to Earth. It is also a harvest moon, which rises around the same time that the sun sets, giving the moon a …

Google Apps For Project-Based Learning

NASA Plans to Shoot Lasers at the Earth to Study Forests in 3D

Meet the newly approved, ISS-bound probe GEDI, the first probe to systematically study carbon sequestration from space.<p>This week, NASA released details of a newly approved project: the Global Ecosystems Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) lidar. The probe is scheduled for completion in 2018, and will …

Giant Dinosaur Could Fill in 'Black Hole' of Fossil Record

<i>This story was updated at 5:54 pm ET on Sept. 8.</i><p>A giant dinosaur found in Tanzania once lived during a lush, green period when flowering plants …

Reflective Teaching Questions: A Challenge For Teachers

<b>Reflective Teaching Questions: A 30-Day Blogging Challenge For Teachers</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>We’ve talked about “reflective teaching” before, and …

Education Technology