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Log in to add favorite April 29, 2011 10:43 AM

The Science Prize for Online Resources in Education (SPORE) is awarded by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and Science. Video Announcement Press Release Science Essay When you hear the word…

Log in to add favorite April 27, 2011 10:32 AM

Hard-boiling and dyeing eggs offers a number of avenues for families to explore both food science and chemistry. Forgoing boxed dye tablets, the eggs shown above were dyed using natural ingredients like turmeric and beets. Photo: Whiteley…

Log in to add favorite April 22, 2011 10:59 AM

As I wrote my blog essay in celebration of Earth Day, I found myself in unexpectedly bug-laden territory, without a compost bin, wind turbine, or reusable food container in sight. But Earth Day is about all of those things. It's about taking a…

Log in to add favorite April 22, 2011 6:23 AM

"Beetle collection at the Melbourne Museum, Australia," Wikipedia In celebration of Earth day, take a colorful entomological look at biodiversity by browsing Pheromone: The Insect Artwork of Christopher Marley. When it comes to things…

Log in to add favorite April 15, 2011 9:36 AM

Sample page from journals of Leonardo da Vinci. Image: public domain.Born on April 15, 1452: Leonardo daVinci, a "total package" when it comes to the quest for knowledge. Students learning the importance of a lab notebook might find inspiration in…

Log in to add favorite April 12, 2011 8:36 AM

Screenshot from First Orbit (the movie), created by FirstOrbit.org. Today marks the 50 year anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's 108-minute, first human in space, orbit of the Earth on April 12, 1961. It's a big day in the history of space…

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