Amanda Hill Ruhe

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Earth - There is a new species of whale that nobody has seen alive

In 2013 three whales washed up dead on Japan's shore on the northern tip of Hokkaido. That in itself is not particularly unusual, but these three whales were unlike any that biologists had seen before.<p>Was this really a new species of whale, never before officially documented?<p>They were smaller and …

Earth - What is the point of saving endangered species?

In 1981, mountain gorillas were at rock-bottom. Confined to a small mountain range in central Africa, with humans encroaching on their habitat bringing poaching and civil war, their population was estimated at just 254. They would all have fitted into a single Boeing 747.<p>Today things look a little …

Ecology

Instagram Is Going To Let Users Filter And Turn Off Offensive Comments

Online harassment is a serious issue, and women are often the ones bearing the heaviest toll. A recent survey carried out in Australia by digital security firm Norton, showed that 76% of women under 30 had experienced some form of abuse.<p>More in general, according to another study released two years …

Microsoft Hack the Classroom Registration - Microsoft Education

Hack the Classroom:<p>Personalizing learning experiences to empower every student to find his or her voice.<p>Online event held<p>June 26, 2018<p>Now Available …

Education Technology

3D-Print A Model of NASA's Curiosity Rover For Your Desk

Explore strange new workspaces<p>If you always wanted your very own Curiosity Rover, but couldn't afford the $2.5 billion to build and launch your own, don't worry: NASA has your back.<p>NASA recently released the plans to 3D-print your own mini Mars rover. It may not be able to fire lasers, send back …

10 Things Teachers Should Know To Do With Google Docs

Google Docs is a powerful word processing tool that many schools have adopted. As it’s similar to Microsoft Word and other word processing tools, …

5 Suggestions for Better STEM Education, From Students

Although demand for workers with STEM qualifications has only grown in recent years, a minority of students elect to pursue science, technology, …

5 Good Places to Learn to Write HTML

This afternoon I received an email in which I was asked how to write a hyperlink without relying on the visual editor in Word, Google Docs, or your …