Merilyn Winslade

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Follow The Life Of Plastic In Photos, From The Factory To The Ocean

The bottle was emblematic of the problems that developing countries have dealing with plastic waste: If the U.S. has an abysmally low recycling rate, …

Pollution

How to Change Your Lifestyle to Retire Early | Investopedia

You will likely have to change your lifestyle to retire early. However, that doesn’t mean you have to stop going out to eat, buy only used clothing …

Interactive periodic table finally clues us in to what elements are used for

Looking at the periodic table, most of us have no issues identifying the use of certain elements. Sodium, carbon, nitrogen, oxygen and others are no-brainers but what about the less talked about elements.<p>Seriously, do you know what Vanadium is used for? How about Polonium? Of course you don’t. …

Adidas is making a million pairs of its much-anticipated sneakers created from recycled ocean plastic

For more than a year, Adidas has been teasing the release of a shoe made almost entirely from discarded plastic fished out of the oceans. It revealed its first prototype of the sustainable sneaker, created in collaboration with environmental organization Parley for the Oceans, in June 2015. …

Shoes

2016 Australian Federal Budget Review for Aussie Expats

The ‘Super’ Australian Federal Budget 2016 has just been released and there are a number of important changes that Australian expats need to be aware …

Clarifying Electron Configurations

The Aufbau Principle: the (n + l) RuleWe’ve all seen and use the so-called Aufbau Diagram (Figure 1). It is a mnemonic used to remember the order of …

Quantum Mechanics

Identity 2016: 'Global citizenship' rising, poll suggests

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1240000/1240094_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534590918_7ec59c13c2b42c36fc2f1d1c3ed582dc<p><b>People are increasingly identifying themselves as global rather than national citizens, according to a BBC World Service poll.</b><p>The trend is …

Global Perspectives

Interactive Bonding Resources from PBS

Recently, I was contacted on twitter by a concerned teacher who was using Chemistry Modeling Instruction for the first time. He was looking for …

Chemistry

Geometric Approach to Lewis Structures

If you look at any chemistry textbook, you will see Lewis structures introduced long before electronic and molecular geometries. This makes sense …

Mathematics

54 Flipped Classroom Tools For Teachers And Students

Mar 28, 2014 by David Kapuler - edpuzzle.com - 6125<p>Make any video your lesson<p>45<p>4<p>2<p>Upvote<p><i>React with Emoji</i><p>Apr 04, 2014 - screencast-o-matic.com - …

5 Shoulder Workouts For Mass: A Beginner's Guide!

Want to take your shoulders to the next level? Beginners can learn more and start building them with the following 5 devastating delt workouts.<p>Main | …

Adding Relative Strength Is A Must For Distance Runners

<i>To improve relative strength be sure to include some amount of strength training in your weekly workout routine.</i><p>With runners, strength training often …

The Complete 4-Week Beginner's Workout Program

In the realm of fitness, three-month workout programs dominate the landscape. You’ve even seen plenty of them in our magazine over the years. Are …

Workouts

These could be the first science textbooks students actually want to read

If you were bored to tears in high school science classes, these could be the books you wish you had.<p>On March 21, the New York Times reported that …

Puzzle Games for Introductory Chemistry Students

Over the past few years puzzle apps have been a favorite amongst high school students. Although each vary in degree of difficulty, most involve …

Chemistry

Transnational Report

<i>About the Transnational Report:</i><br>The ‘Global Citizenship and Youth Participation in Europe Report’ identifies the context within which the Schools for …

How do we know it's working?

Piia Pelimanni, Education Coordinator at RISC, outlines the thinking behind their new publication.

How Australian households became the most indebted in the world

The rapid rise of capital city house prices in the past two years has propelled Australia past Denmark with a ratio of 123.08% debt to GDP, analysis shows<p>The results are in: Australian households have more debt compared to the size of the country’s economy than any other in the world.<p>Related: The …

How to use search like a pro: 10 tips and tricks for Google and beyond

Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian<p>Exact search<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/36b696a93ff685e2b961b094332dfa69b7637cd9/58_128_883_530/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian<p>“Joe Bloggs” …

UK Prime Minister

Podcast Ep 8: An Introduction To Critical Pedagogy In The Classroom

<b>Podcast Ep 8: An Introduction To Critical Pedagogy In The Classroom</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Critical Pedagogy and Critical Literacy both involve the idea …

World’s Poor Trailing Far Behind Rich in Digital Technology

By Thalif Deen<br>UNITED NATIONS, Dec 22 2015 (IPS)The world’s developing nations, numbering over 130, are still lagging far behind the 34 rich …

Human Rights

How Behavioral Science Can Help in Development

0<p>SHARES<p>In 2012, there were 896 million people around the world—12.7 percent of the global population—living on less than two dollars a day. The World …

This new book probably comes closer than any other to how I teach international development

Steve Radelet has a new book, The Great Surge, about why so many countries have risen out of poverty in the past half century. There are many good …

U.S. State Department

STEM Concept Videos

The STEM Concept Videos, produced by the Teaching and Learning Laboratory, are designed to help students learn pivotal concepts in science, …

Helen Clark: Speech on “Youth as Partners for Change in the Implementation of Agenda 2030”

<b>Nov 24, 2015</b><p>My sincere thanks go to Vice-President Kokuryo and Keio University for hosting my lecture here today on “Youth as Partners for Change in …

UNDP

Low-cost diversification a boon for DIY super funds

They are mostly index trackers: that is, they track or mirror particular markets. This could be the Australian sharemarket, the US sharemarket or a …

Date Aid: are charities sending the wrong message?

A new campaign by Bond is challenging charities that use pity to drive engagement in their anti-poverty campaigns<p><b>What’s this all about?</b> Sarah and Dawn sit in a pub, sipping white wine. Bob walks over to their table – dashing, floppy-haired. He sits down, gets handed a beer, and Sarah introduces …

Are we dreamers in the world of international cooperation?

Sceptics may refer to the SDGs as a high school wish list, but they provide new opportunities to focus on a common system of targets, writes Sven …

Sustainable Development Needs Public Participation

In 2015, a new global development agenda setting priorities for the next fifteen years has been launched. World leaders adopted Agenda 2030 and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in September at the United Nations.<p>These goals represent a commitment by all countries to tackle some of the …