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How Chris Hadfield turned earthlings on to space

When Chris Hadfield and his family began talking three years ago about how to give Canadians a behind-the-scenes look at his next spaceflight, they …

Chris Hadfield's Mission Reflections

Amazing Photos from Saturday's Emergency Spacewalk

The spacewalk outside the International Space Station was captured on film by the tweeting, Facebooking, social media maven and space station …

Controlling the ISS

Seven lessons Chris Hadfield taught us from outer space

<i>After five months in orbit, astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield, the first Canadian to command the International Space Station, returned to Earth</i> …

Astronaut Chris Hadfield's Best Shots From Space

In addition to recording with the Barenaked Ladies and explaining life in space through amazing YouTube videos, outgoing ISS Commander Chris Hadfield has also taken some amazing photos from orbit.

Photo gallery: Astronaut Chris Hadfield’s top 15 pictures from space.

<i>[UPDATE (May 14 02:30 UTC): Welcome home to the three astronauts of Expedition 35, who safely touched down in Kazakhstan after an amazingly</i> …

Having made the ISS cool again, Hadfield returns to Earth

After five tweet- and pic-filled months on the International Space Station, Chris Hadfield lands in Kazakhstan as a world superstar.<p>The one-man media machine has landed.<p>Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield returned to Earth in a Soyuz descent capsule after his six-month stint on the International …

Space Exploration

Chris Hadfield's photographs of Earth from space – in pictures

During his five months in space onboard the International Space Station, Commander Chris Hadfield has gained more than 790,000 followers on Twitter thanks to his regular posts

Chris Hadfield and Barenaked Ladies I.S.S. (Is Somebody Singing) - YouTube2

Chris Hadfield's next mission: Intensive rehab

Months needed for bone and muscle density to recover from physical effects of space<p>Chris Hadfield is back safely on Earth after five months on the …

15 ways Chris Hadfield is awesome

#reactionDiv_gig_containerParent {display:none;}<p>1. Chris Hadfield loves music. He recently made a David Bowie music video cover. <b>From space</b>:<p>2. His musical prowess doesn't stop there. In what's probably the most epic song collaboration between earth and space, Hadfield teamed up with the Barenaked …

Commander Hadfield: The man who brought space down to Earth

Within hours of returning to Earth today, Hadfield's Twitter bio had been updated to indicate his location "in a field in Kazakhstan." This followed …

Welcome Back to Earth, Commander Hadfield

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, commander of the just-completed Expedition 35 aboard the International Space Station, landed safely yesterday in Kazakhstan along with crew members Tom Marshburn and Roman Romanenko after five months in orbit. In his time aboard the ISS, Commander Hadfield not …

The wonder of Chris Hadfield

He saw space and Earth as if they were brand-new and shared his experience aboard the ISS with millions<p>On May 13, as the Toronto Maple Leafs faced …

Grade 5 Social Studies

Fact Files from the National Maritime Museum (England) - includes John and Sebastian Cabot, Christopher Columbus, Captain Cook, Francis Drake, Early …

Connecting iGeneration to the Natural World

But I've also watched these same students, when given the opportunity, indulge in planting a flower, identifying a beetle, or even heading to the …

Math Books for Kids: Combining Story, Puzzles and Problem Solving

<i>This article was originally posted on the MIND Research Institute Blog.</i><p>Math is all around us, and stories are one way we attempt to understand the …

Puzzles

4 Reasons to Start Class With a Poem Each Day

So if this year’s National Poetry Month inspires you to give daily poetry a go in your classroom, maybe even just for the month, consider these four …

Natural Disasters
Natural Disasters

Death toll from Taiwan quake hits 34, hunt on for survivors

The death toll from a powerful earthquake that toppled a high-rise apartment building in Taiwan rose to at least 34, according to government figures Monday, with rescuers digging through rubble for survivors more than 48 hours after the quake struck.<p>More than 100 are believed to be still buried in …

More pulled out alive after Taiwan earthquake, about 120 people still trapped

Rescuers pulled more survivors from a collapsed apartment tower in Taiwan on Sunday and kept searching for about 120 people still believed trapped in …

Rescuers Pull 113 Bodies From Rubble A Week After Taiwan Earthquake

At least 113 people were killed when the 6.4-magnitude earthquake toppled buildings, trapping hundreds.<p>All but two of the dead were found at the ruins of the 17-story Weiguan Golden Dragon complex, the Associated Press reported.<p>A total of 327 people in the building survived.<p>According to Taiwan's …

Taiwan earthquake zone transformed into virtual reality model

The devastation wrought by the earthquake in Taiwan early Saturday morning has been captured on video and in numerous photos, but a few locals have …