Archive for November, 2009

Simulate Galaxies Merging with Galaxy Zoo

Simulate Galaxies Merging with Galaxy Zoo – Select galaxies and watch them crash into each other, whirl around and spill their stars into the universe.

Science Fair Central

Science Fair Central – Discovery Education Science Fair Central offers ideas for science fair projects and experiments for kids.

Upcoming Leonid Meteor Shower 11/17-18/2009

Upcoming Leonid Meteor Shower 11/17-18/2009 – Peak viewing will be in the wee hours of the night of November 17-18.

Slow motion water drops

Slow motion water drops – When you shoot video of water drops falling into a puddle in super slow motion, it turns out that they bounce in really interesting ways.

Rockslide Caught on Tape

Rockslide Caught on Tape – News crew captured a major rock slide in Polk County, Tennessee. Great video for discussing weathering, erosion and our changing planet.

Technology continues to grow in education

Technology continues to grow in education – “If they’re engaged, they’re going to learn,” he said. “If not, they’re going to shut off.”

Is Education Killing Creativity?

How schools stifle creativity – Sir Ken Robinson presents an extremely thought provoking look at modern education.

Glaciers disappearing from Kilimanjaro

Glaciers disappearing from Kilimanjaro – From 1912-2007, the mountain’s iconic glaciers have decreased some 85%…