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Three Fun Riddles Filled With Math Problem Solving

(Artrake Studio/TED-Ed)<p>In the rush to cover standards and ensure students have learned the concepts they will need in the future, it's easy to lose …

Mathematics

Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement: Research on What Works in Schools

Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement: Research on What Works in Schools <b>Availability:</b> In Stock<p>Robert J. Marzano<p>Description<p>Everyone …

Pedagogy

Anatoli Bugorski Was Shot Through The Skull With A High-Powered Laser And Lived

The beam entered through the back of Anatoli Bugorski's head and exited through his nose.The post Anatoli Bugorski Was Shot Through The Skull With A …

Physics

The inside of a proton endures more pressure than anything else we’ve seen

For the first time, scientists used experimental data to estimate the pressure inside a proton.

Physics

Stephen Hawking's Graphic Novel Biography Shows How He Saw the World—and the Universe

If all you know about Stephen Hawking is that he was on <i>The Simpsons</i> and other TV shows, then a new graphic novel coming next year will be the perfect …

Physics

Scientists Calculate the Pressure Inside a Proton and It's Higher Than in a Neutron Star

The pressure inside the particles that make up every atom in the universe could be greater than the pressure inside the densest stars, according to a …

Physics

Changing students' attitudes to mathematics improves test scores: Study shows for first time that a free, online course can change students' mindsets towards their mathematical abilities, leading to increased academic achievement

Study shows for first time that a free, online course can change students' mindsets towards their mathematical abilities, leading to increased …

Pedagogy

How Darwin’s Theory of Evolution Evolved

The skulls and bones of extinct mammals were the crowning glory of Charles Darwin’s fossil collecting in South America, not only for him but for the …

Paleontology

What Is the 4-7-8 Breathing Technique?

The 4-7-8 breathing technique is a breathing pattern developed by Dr. Andrew Weil. It’s based on an ancient yogic technique called pranayama, which …

Meditation

In Cities, Wildlife Evolves Astonishingly Fast

Animals, plants, and insects adapt to the extreme urban environment—and even to specific subway lines.<p>Most naturalists turn up their noses at cities, regarding them as anti-nature—sterile wastelands of concrete and steel. But evolutionary biologist Menno Schilthuizen, author of <i>Darwin Comes to Town</i>, …

Biology

Deletion of single enzyme stops mice getting fat, no matter the diet

A compelling study from a team of researchers at the University of Copenhagen has demonstrated a way to completely stop a body's ability to store …

Diabetes

Free Tools for Creating Animated Videos

Creating an animated video can be a great extension to many writing projects. Students can use video creation tools to animate short stories that …

Education Technology

23 Jokes About Math You Almost Definitely Won't Understand

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Jokes

The universe is out of balance and nobody knows why

<b>(CNN) —</b> It seems like everywhere we look, the universe is balanced. Life and death. Yin and Yang. Jedi knights and Sith lords. But it's not true of the universe as a whole.<p>On the surface, that might not be obvious, but it has been obvious to scientists for nearly a century now. And a recent …

Physics

Learning Is a Learned Behavior. Here’s How to Get Better at It.

Many people mistakenly believe that the ability to learn is a matter of intelligence. For them, learning is an immutable trait like eye color, simply luck of the genetic draw. People are born learners, or they’re not, the thinking goes. So why bother getting better at it?<p>And that’s why many people …

Pedagogy

How to manage Apple devices in K-12 schools: 5 tips

Apple devices offer a number of benefits for school IT admins. Here are tips for IT administrators on deploying and maintaining the …

Education Technology

Free Tools Students Can Use to Produce Animated Videos

Creating an animated video can be a great extension to many writing projects. Students can use video creation tools to animate short stories that …

Education Technology

Overshadowed by Darwin, Alfred Russel Wallace Was the Most Admirable Man in Science History

Scientific history is littered with bitter and fierce rivalries, as well as acrimony felt by those who history slighted. That wasn't the case with …

Evolution

Scientists Have Observed Epigenetic Memories Being Passed Down For 14 Generations

The past lives on.<p>The most important set of genetic instructions we all get comes from our DNA, passed down through generations. But the environment …

Biology

Coming Soon – The Complete Guide to Classroom Video Projects

Six weeks ago more than 100 people participated in my one hour webinar titled <i>5 Video Projects for Almost Every Classroom</i>. If you missed it, you can …

Education Technology

Check Out These Free Lessons On Every Single Element On The Periodic Table

Did you know that beryllium is transparent to X-rays? Or yttrium is found in moon rocks and bullet-proof glass? Or that curium was named after Pierre …

Chemistry

Experiment shows Einstein's quantum 'spooky action' approaches the human scale

Quantum physics is often defined as the physics of the very small – think atoms, electrons and photons.<p>But we have managed to demonstrate one of the …

Quantum Mechanics

Small, dark and baffling: the top five dark matter candidates

What if the universe we know is just one runty part of a larger, mostly invisible universe, and the only way we can interact is via gravity?

Dark Matter

What plastic objects cause the most waste in the sea?

A number of European countries have banned free plastic bags and the UK is proposing to add plastic drinking straws and cotton wool buds to the list. Even balloons have faced restrictions in different parts of the continent.<p>But which plastics are the most problematic?<p>It's difficult to give a …

A Cognitive Psychologist on Why the Most Rewarding Life is So Counterintuitive | Heleo

“The moment you start giving money away, or giving things away to other people, our happiness increases beyond the level that we would</b> …

Self-improvement

What #MeToo Means to Teenagers

When the #MeToo movement exploded on social media in October, the reaction among Maddy Eichenberg’s female-identifying friends at school was, “Yeah, this is pretty much our reality.”<p>“It’s just something high school girls know they have to deal with,” said Ms. Eichenberg, 18, a senior at Lexington …

Sexual Harassment

Marijuana-related ER visits by Colorado teens on the rise

(Reuters Health) - More visits to the emergency room by teens in Colorado are related to marijuana use than in the past, suggesting an impact of the drug's legalization that needs closer attention, researchers say.<p>Between 2005 and 2015, the proportion of emergency department or urgent care visits …

Cannabis

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<b>Determining Whether You’re Ready</b><p>There’s no point in purchasing iPads if you don’t have the technical infrastructure to manage and deploy them. …

Students’ pop-song video parodies teach real science

Beyoncé probably never considered repurposing her powerful song “Formation” for an earthquake preparedness anthem.<p>It’s also hard to imagine the …

The generation gap is back – but not as we know it

For a while there, in the first part of the new millennium, the generation gap was pretty much assumed to be dead.<p>People in their 40s shopped in the same clothing stores as people in their 20s, and listened to the same sort of music.<p>If you were on the left, you all cheered for Obama, and everyone …

Feminism