Shawnle Jones

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3 Apps Students Can Use to Document and Show Their Learning

February 8, 2015<br>There are several ways students can display and document their learning from creating digital portfolios to posting in a blog or a …

North American Plate Shattered Speed Records - a Billion Years Ago

North America traveled in fast company back in its youth.<p>A new study led by Michigan Technological University geophysicist Aleksey Smirnov reveals …

Ice ages made Earth's ocean crust thicker

Signatures of climate cycles spotted in hillocks on the sea floor.<p>The Earth's ice ages have left their mark on the thickness of the planet's oceanic …

Earth: A Primer Is an Interactive Geology Textbook

Preparing textbooks that are both educational and stimulating can sometimes prove difficult, especially in today's society. But the exploratory terrain found in Earth: A Primer <b>($9.99)</b> makes learning about geology much more digestable.<p>The idea comes from Chaim Gingold, who already had plenty of …

Bear Grylls' Manifesto for Children: Climb mountains, take risks, ban computer games

Bear Grylls' the television explorer, has published his own 'manifesto for children', ruling they must take risks, climb mountain and be banned from computer games<p>Computer games should be banned, troubled teenagers compelled to climb mountains and mandatory community service brought in for all, the …

These incredible National Geographic photos were shot by kids

The 2014 National Geographic International Photography Contest for Kids winners were announced over the weekend, and the results are certainly …

Google wants you to kick this robot puppy

Google has created a robotic dog, and it wants you to kick it.<p>"Spot" is a four-legged robot designed by Boston Dynamics, a military robotics company that Google (GOOGL) bought in 2013. Boston Dynamics says that Spot is a 160 lbs, battery-powered robot designed to be used both indoors and outdoors. …

21 Puppies Who Haven't Grown Into Their Ears

Ears aren't easy, little dudes.

A dog's life: Peek into TODAY puppy Wrangler's (adorable) morning routine

<b>Wrangler, a Yellow Labrador, is the newest member of the TODAY family. Our Puppy with a Purpose joined us in January, and he's in training to become a guide dog through Guiding Eyes for the Blind, a New York nonprofit organization. As he gets trained, you can find him here in the TODAY studio every</b> …

Incredible Earth Timelapse from the ISS

Lately, we’ve been served with a decent share of timelapses shot from the International Space Station. As strange as it seems, some of us are getting …

Why Iceland Is Rising So Fast

Iceland is rising at a faster pace as global warming melts the island's ice caps, scientists say.<p>The speed of this rise is among the fastest rates at …

Global Warming

What to Consider When Buying a Can of Tuna

Canned tuna is one of the world's most popular packaged fish, but it has also long been controversial. Between issues of overfishing resulting in …

Seafloor Eruptions Triggered by Tides, Ice Ages

New research shows that volcanoes on mid-ocean ridges are surprisingly sensitive to changes in sea level.<p>Earth’s seafloor is born in fiery eruptions along volcanic mid-ocean ridges. According to a new study published this week in <i>Geophysical Research Letters,</i> those volcanoes are surprisingly …

Neil Armstrong’s ‘bunch of trash’ is space history treasure

Neil Armstrong had just been the first man to walk on the moon but now had to put out the trash.<p>It was a critical step home. Precise weight had to be calculated for re-entry and to make way for moon rocks, miscellaneous space travel items had to be discarded in the lunar module.<p>Just before sending …