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Jul 29, 2014

Where Did Animals Come From?

the-feature:

How did life make its spectacular leap from unicellular simplicity to multicellular complexity?

Great for evolution unit

Jul 24, 2014

60 Great Articles about Science and Technology

tetw:

All our favourite science and tech reads from around the net

Jul 17, 2014

"Standardized tests are not based on general knowledge. As I learned in the course of my investigation, they are based on specific knowledge contained in specific sets of books: the textbooks created by the test makers."

Jul 17, 2014

discoverynews:

Testicle-Munching Fish: All That Dangerous?
A sharp-toothed, testicle-biting cousin to the piranha has been pulled up by a woman fishing in Lake St. Clair, located near Detroit, Mich. The fish measured around two feet in length and weighed 15 pounds.
The fish is the pacu, a vegetarian who, although it prefers fruits and nuts that drop into the Amazon River and its tributaries, has been known to confuse nuts for human flesh. The pacu caught in Michigan was caught on a hook that was baited with a nightcrawler and catfish.
Learn more
http://news.discovery.com/animals/testicle-munching-fish-all-that-dangerous-130813.htm

discoverynews:

Testicle-Munching Fish: All That Dangerous?

A sharp-toothed, testicle-biting cousin to the piranha has been pulled up by a woman fishing in Lake St. Clair, located near Detroit, Mich. The fish measured around two feet in length and weighed 15 pounds.

The fish is the pacu, a vegetarian who, although it prefers fruits and nuts that drop into the Amazon River and its tributaries, has been known to confuse nuts for human flesh. The pacu caught in Michigan was caught on a hook that was baited with a nightcrawler and catfish.

Learn more

Jul 17, 2014

discoverynews:

Whale sharks are flocking to waters off of the Azore islands, a Portuguese archipelago in the North Atlantic Ocean, a new study has found.
Whale sharks tend to enjoy warmer temperatures, but even this species has been affected by climate change, according to the study, which is published in the latest issue of the journal PLoS ONE.
Learn more
http://news.discovery.com/animals/sharks/climate-challenged-whale-sharks-flocking-to-island-chain-140716.htm

discoverynews:

Whale sharks are flocking to waters off of the Azore islands, a Portuguese archipelago in the North Atlantic Ocean, a new study has found.

Whale sharks tend to enjoy warmer temperatures, but even this species has been affected by climate change, according to the study, which is published in the latest issue of the journal PLoS ONE.

Learn more

Jun 30, 2014

weareteachers:

Love this chart of wonderful words. 
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/2251868538785458/

weareteachers:

Love this chart of wonderful words. 

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/2251868538785458/

Jun 26, 2014

weareteachers:

Tips for Ending the Conflict Cycle. (Must-read for MS and HS teachers!)  http://owl.li/ydLV3 

weareteachers:

Tips for Ending the Conflict Cycle. (Must-read for MS and HS teachers!)  http://owl.li/ydLV3 

Jun 26, 2014

weareteachers:

Source: http://www.weareteachers.com/community/blogs/weareteachersblog/blog-wat/2013/07/10/teacher-helpline-how-can-i-teach-kids-to-be-nice-online-

weareteachers:

Source: http://www.weareteachers.com/community/blogs/weareteachersblog/blog-wat/2013/07/10/teacher-helpline-how-can-i-teach-kids-to-be-nice-online-

Jun 20, 2014

10 Great Articles about Gentics

tetw:

A collection outstanding articles about the science of heredtiy from around the web

Jun 5, 2014

insteadofwatchingtv:

The Science of Attraction