Archive for August, 2009

Telescopes to show universe soon after Big Bang

CNN.com – “the powerful devices will be able to show what the universe was like when it was just a few hundred million years old and emerging from a period of total darkness after the Big Bang.”

Online Education Beats the Classroom

NY Times Blog – “On average, students in online learning conditions performed better than those receiving face-to-face instruction.”

Target Field Trip Grants

Target Field Trip Grants – Up to $800 to take students out of the classroom. Deadline is November 3, 2009.

MIT OpenCourseWare – Atmosphere, Ocean and Climate Dynamics

MIT OpenCourseWare Video and activities that introduce students to the physics that govern the circulation of the ocean and atmosphere. College level, but easily modified.