Megan Sininger

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Excellent Strategy Games to Teach Kids Logical Thinking

July 31, 2015<br>Strategy games are ideal for helping kids develop logico-mathematical skills that emphasize problem solving and strategic planning. …

NASA is working on drones that can fly in space

NASA is building robots to explore other planets, and drone technology for Earth. The logical next step: robot drones in space.<p>New research out of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center shows that the agency is working on ways to explore other planets and asteroids using robots that can fly to places its …

Drones

What You Need to Know About Tonight’s Blue Moon

Why is it blue?<p>A blue moon happens infrequently enough that we have an idiom based around it. But look out tonight, and you'll see a full moon. But you'll maybe notice that it's just as grey as always. So what's up with calling it a blue moon? Are you just trying to mess with us?<p>A blue moon, unlike …

Astronomy

Cellphones, wireless devices connected to cancer - study

Radiation emitted from wireless devices can cause a metabolic imbalance in users, which can lead to various health risks including cancer and …

What are the limits of human vision?

From spotting galaxies millions of light years away to perceiving invisible colours, Adam Hadhazy explains why your eyes can do incredible things.<p>Take a look around the room – what do you see? All those colours, the walls, the windows – everything seems so self-evident, just so there. It's weird to …

Universe

Life on Mars: when will humans live on the Red Planet?

Fifty years after the first close-up images of Mars, Rosa Silverman speaks to the science writer who believes there will be life on Mars before the 21st century ends<p>The human race was able to view the furthest reaches of the solar system in high-definition glory this week, as Nasa’s New Horizons …

Here Is How to Use PowerPoint to Create Educational Infographics

July 16, 2015<br>Here is an interesting short video from Microsoft in Education showing you how to use PowerPoint 2013 to create educational infographics …

Flip Your Classroom with These Teacher-tested Tools

July 16 , 2015<br>Looking for more resources to help you flip your classroom? Here are a set of teacher-tested tools that can aid in video capture and …

Scientists 'stumped' by odd geologic feature on Pluto's moon Charon

NASA's New Horizons mission has revealed that Pluto's largest moon, Charon, is full of surprises, including a strange feature that scientists are calling "a mountain in a moat."<p>You can see it in the upper left corner of the inset in the image above.<p>"This is a feature that has geologists stunned and …

25 Watermelon Recipes You'll Crave

Watermelon is one of the hottest trends of Summer 2016 and for good reason: Not only is the red-hued fruit tasty, pretty, and easily found, but it …

The Top 10 Workout Songs for July 2015

<i>Flickr: The Q Speaks</i><p>While January is the month when most folks make their fitness resolutions, July might be the best time to act on them. The sun comes up earlier and a stays out later -- providing more opportunities to get out and active. So, if you've been slacking on your commitment to …

Some of The Best YouTube Channels for Physics and Chemistry Teachers

July 11, 2015<br>Science in general is all about understanding how the world around us functions. It investigates the laws governing the internal …

Chemistry

The Ultimate Arm Transformer Workout

Get those pipes ready for tanks, strappy dresses, and bathing suits.<p>In my experience, the traditional arm exercises, like bicep curls, triceps kickbacks, and side raises, don’t bring big results quickly. They are important and valuable movements, for sure, but they don’t change you fast.<p>I’ve coined …

NASA's Mars Trek is Google Earth for the red planet

Yes, Google Earth and Street View are great for impromptu armchair traveling. But if you prefer taking a virtual jaunt somewhere literally out of this world, you might want to visit NASA's Mars Trek website instead. It's exactly what its name makes it sound like: an interactive map of the red …

Why America Demonizes its Teachers -- Part 4: The Role of the Home in Student Learning

One powerful influence on student learning, which federal and state governments refuse to acknowledge, is a student's home life, over which teachers have no control. Students who come from homes conducive to learning usually do well in school, while those who don't come from such homes, generally …

Pluto's deepest mysteries may be revealed on July 14

Pluto, get ready for your closeup.<p>NASA's New Horizons probe — the first-ever spacecraft designed to study Pluto and its many moons — is about to fly …

Everything Science Knows About Reading On Screens

We’ve adapted our reading habits to fit our screens, but at a cost.<p>Thanks to technology, we’re reading more than ever—our brains process thousands of words via text messages, email, games, social media, and web stories. According to one report, the amount people that read tripled from 1980 to the …

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