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Man 3-D Prints A Concrete Castle In His Backyard

Some Minnesotan suburbanites have got a handy neighbor.<p>This is a castle that a man 3-D printed from concrete, using a printer he built himself. We like how variations in the concrete's color stretch perfectly across the castle—the product of care and engineering on the part of the maker, Andrey …

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Antarctica From Pole To Coast In Stunning Detail

A mosaic of more than 3,150 high-resolution satellite images creates the best continent-wide view since 1997.<p>A newly released image of Antarctica offers the most complete, detailed view of the continent since 1997. The map is a mosaic of more than 3,150 individual, high-resolution readings, taken …

The Weird Ways Of Superfluid Helium

As helium is cooled to lower and lower temperatures, greater and greater fractions of it demonstrate quantum effects.<p>With a temperature below -268 degrees Celsius, liquid helium keeps MRI machines and particle accelerators properly cooled (yay!). Take liquid helium's temperature even lower than …

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Real PBL teachers don’t do the work for their students

One of the scariest things about deciding to use a project-based learning approach with your students is letting go. My experience has been that even …

10 Practical Ideas For Better Project-Based Learning In Your Classroom

<b>10 Practical Ideas For Better Project-Based Learning In Your Classroom</b><p>By <b>Jennifer Rita Nichols</b><p>Teachers are incorporating more and more projects into …

Project Based Learning (PBL)

Today, while attending our district required literacy training, I happened upon Elise Edwards' class on PBL. It was inspiring. We watched Simon …

Project-Based Learning (PBL)

I came across this short video that introduces what Project-Based Learning encompasses. I will show this to my kiddos at the beginning of the year …

Project-based learning: the top teachers to follow on Twitter

For some schools, project-based learning is redefining how the curriculum is delivered, incorporating the different skills students need to learn into a project that has an impact on the real world.<p>Whether it's inviting students to learn a plethora of subjects, from science and maths to English and …

Project-based learning: 10 top tips for schools

Keen to roll out project-based learning in your school? Our experts shared lots of great advice in a recent live chat on the topic. Here are some highlights from the discussion.<p>Martin Said, part of the team that introduced project-based learning at Cramlington Learning Village<p><b>Where to begin:</b> If …

Scientists confirm existence of new, super-heavy element 'ununpentium'

A heavyweight contender for the periodic table<p>Swedish scientists have confirmed the existence of a new super-heavy element, temporarily dubbed ununpentium for its position at the 115th spot on the periodic table. First proposed by Russian scientists back in 2004, the new element was created by a …

top 5 female chemists

1) Maria Skłodowska-Curie (1867-1934)<p>A candidate for the first place of the 'top 5 chemists' as well. Two Nobel prizes, a named-unit and a …

Download Chemistry applications - Android

Download Chemistry apps for Android. Reviews, screenshots and comments about Chemistry apps like Chemistry, Chemistry Toolbox, Complete Chemistry and …

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How was Avogadro's number determined?

<b>Chemist George M. Bodner of Purdue University explains.</b><p>Contrary to the beliefs of generations of chemistry students, Avogadros number--the number of …

The Comic Book Periodic Table of the Elements

<b>Welcome to the Periodic Table of Comic Books. Click on an element to see a list of comic book pages involvingthat element. Click on a thumbnail on</b> …

Scientists tell us their favourite jokes: 'An electron and a positron walked into a bar…'

Physics<p>■ Two theoretical physicists are lost at the top of a mountain. Theoretical physicist No 1 pulls out a map and peruses it for a while. Then he turns to theoretical physicist No 2 and says: "Hey, I've figured it out. I know where we are."<br>"Where are we then?"<br>"Do you see that mountain over …

How the Elements Got Their Names

From Hydrogen to Ununoctium, all of the elements have names, some more crazy than other. But where did they come from?<p>This video explains how every …

Rare earths: Neither rare, nor earths

<b>You have probably never heard of most of the rare-earth elements yet they have insinuated themselves deep into the fabric of modern life - in ways of which most of us are completely oblivious.</b><p>There are between 15 and 17 of them (depending how you classify them), including such exotic sounding …

Diamonds: Natural and unnatural wonders

<b>To a chemist, diamonds are a three-dimensional cubic lattice of carbon atoms. To most of us, they are the ultimate status symbol - but how long will they remain so, now that they can be mass-produced?</b><p>It was the US giant General Electric that first figured out how to bake a diamond back in the 1950s.<p>…

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Tin: What the world owes this dull grey metal

<b>Tin wouldn't come anywhere near the top of most people's list of the most important elements, yet the history of our species is very closely entwined with this dull grey metal.</b><p>Tin was the basis of man's first great technological revolution. Thanks to its low melting point, this relatively abundant …

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Periodic Table Engraved Bamboo Wood Cutting Board, Geekery Science Gift, Graduation or Wedding Gift, Chemistry Teacher, Student, Kitchen Art on Ets… | Amazing …

Pinterest<p>Periodic Table Engraved Bamboo Wood Cutting Board, Geekery Science Gift, Graduation or Wedding Gift, Chemistry Teacher, Student, Kitchen Art …

Around the World in 18 Elements (RSC Publishing) David Scott

About this book<p>Written with both students and educators in mind, this book presents a tour of the elements found in the British "A" level syllabus. …

Scientists confirm existence of elusive 117th element

After four years of painstaking research, the discovery of the periodic table's 117th element has been confirmed. Element 117, otherwise known as ununseptium, was originally discovered back in 2010 by a group of American and Russian physicists with the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR). …

A First Lesson on Back Stitching

01 of 05<p>Get Ready to Stitch a Back Stitch<p>In this lesson, you will learn how to back stitch in a cross stitch project. While this stitch isn't used in …

How to Stitch a Single Cross Stitch From Start to Finish

01 of 10<p>Preparing Supplies<p>Stitch a cross stitch pattern from start to finish doesn't have to cause you a headache. Follow a few easy steps, and you …

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My cross stitch story and finished patterns