Kristin Wheaton

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Critical Thinking Poster

How Do We Raise Critical Thinkers?<p>Many of the jobs our students will apply for twenty years from now don’t even exist yet. Let that sink in.<p>As …

RNA's Secret Life Outside the Cell

For decades, researchers have been finding DNA and its sister, RNA, circulating in the body, outside the safe interior of cells where these molecules …

How the sun shines and why the vacuum of space is not actually empty<p>The uncertainty principle is one of the most famous (and probably misunderstood) ideas in physics. It tells us that there is a fuzziness in nature, a fundamental limit to what we can know about the behaviour of quantum particles …

6 Chemical Reaction GIFs That Will Make You a Smarter Person

Remember how much fun your high school chemistry class was? Neither do we. But that may be because there weren't enough explosions. Well, nowadays, …

Chemistry

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The 25 Best Free iPad Apps

The Best Free iPad Apps<p>1. Skype for iPad<p>2. The Weather Channel<p>3. Netflix<p>4. Feedly<p>5. Chrome<p>6. Pocket<p>7. Google Search<p>8. Paper<p>9. TED<p>10. Snapseed<p>11. …

Top 8 Plagiarism Detector Tools for Teachers

Plagium is a cool plagirism detection tool. Just paste in the original portion of text ( shoulnd't be more than 250 characters) and hit "search". You …

Chrome Extensions for Educators

50+ Chrome Extensions for Educators Jake Duncan bit.ly/50Chrome Please feel free to click File > Make a Copy to make any edits you’d like, add new …

How Much Is Your Gmail Worth To A Hacker?

My life on the internet is worth surprisingly little cash.<p>Earlier this year, cyber attacks were listed as America's top security threat. The internet is a dangerous place! While it's one thing to talk about hacking weapons secrets or banks, let's get personal: What about our email accounts?<p>When it …

IVF ban on baby sex selection is not justified, says ethicist

The UK’s ban on couples selecting the sex of their children has no ethical justification, a leading ethicist has said.<p>In an influential report, Professor Stephen Wilkinson said it would be ethical to allow people to use fertility techniques to choose whether they have a boy or a girl.<p>His report …

10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy

Over the weekend, I wound up at Washington, D.C.’s Trapeze School with a group of friends. Before one of them headed up a ladder to attempt a somersault landing from the trapeze bar, she handed me her phone and asked me to take photos. “What’s the password?” I asked. “I don’t use one,” she replied. …

Is the future of clean energy a pond of algae in every backyard?

Driving through the countryside in the south of France, you would probably be charmed by the vineyards and delighted at the thought of drinking fine …

10 Great Tools to Integrate with your Google Docs

This is how to install apps below in your Google drive :<br>Head over to your Google Drive, click on create, then click on " connect more apps", then …