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TEDEd – Can 100% renewable energy power the world?

Every year, the world uses 35 billion barrels of oil. This massive scale of fossil fuel dependence pollutes the earth, and it won’t last forever. On the other hand, we have abundant sun, water and wind, which are all renewable … Continue reading

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TEDEd – Rethinking School – Make Science Fun!

High school science teacher Tyler DeWitt was ecstatic about his new lesson plan on bacteria (how cool!) — and devastated when his students hated it. The problem was the textbook: it was impossible to understand. He delivers a rousing call … Continue reading

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Global Ecosystem Explorer

ESRI’s new global ecosystems explorer, with maps, quizzes, and data to examine each biome Learn More 00000

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Annotated Science Research Papers

Science in the Classroom (SitC) is a collection of freely available annotated research papers from that aim to help educators, and high school students understand the research contained in scientific primary literature by using annotations and providing accompanying teaching materials. Annotations include vocabulary, … Continue reading

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Solar Eclipse Information & Resources

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TED-Ed How does fracking work?

Deep underground lie stores of once-inaccessible natural gas. There’s a technology, called hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” that can extract this natural gas, potentially powering us for decades to come. So how does fracking work and why is it a source … Continue reading

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WatchKnowLearn has indexed approximately 50,000 FREE educational videos, placing them into a directory of over 5,000 categories. The videos are available without any registration or fees to teachers in the classroom, as well as parents and students at home 24/7. … Continue reading

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TED-ED Why do animals have such different lifespans?

For the microscopic lab worm, life equates to just a few short weeks on Earth. The bowhead whale, on the other hand, can live over two hundred years. Why are these lifespans so different? And what does it really mean … Continue reading

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Interactive Energy Scenarios Tool

This interactive tool allows you to create your own global energy scenario within technologically feasible approaches. This is a “waving a magic wand” exercise in that you will be able to alter the present world energy system instantly rather than … Continue reading

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National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science

The mission of the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science (NCCSTS) is to promote the nationwide application of active learning techniques to the teaching of science, with a particular emphasis on case studies and problem-based learning. Find resources … Continue reading

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