Pinterest • The world’s catalog of images

I really like to get my students connecting what we are learning in class with the real world. This creates engagement and further answers the question I addressed prior of “Why are we learning this? We will never use it in real life”. One way that I do this is by getting them to review different types of news articles which relate directly to the curriculum. To that end I have created this free page which indexes recent news articles which I have used in my classroom.

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Coca-Cola caught running massive payola scheme to churn out deceptive corporate propaganda on over 1,000 news sites

Coca-Cola caught running massive payola scheme to churn out deceptive corporate propaganda on over 1,000 news sites

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CRISPR has been heralded as the biggest scientific breakthrough of 2015 across the board. This infographic will help you understand why.

CRISPR has been heralded as the biggest scientific breakthrough of 2015 across the board. This infographic will help you understand why.

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from ScienceDaily

Pain of ostracism can be deep, long-lasting

exclusion may not leave external scars, but it can cause pain that often is deeper and lasts longer than a physical injury. Science Daily.

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Shadow Government: WikiLeaks Exposes George Soros Controlling Clinton | World…

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from msnbc.com

Cluster of 35 ancient pyramids unearthed in Sudan

At least 35 small pyramids, along with graves, have been discovered clustered closely together at a site called Sedeinga in Sudan. (via NBC News; photo via Vincent Francigny / SEDAU)

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from Science News

Elephant shrews are, oddly, related to actual elephants

the gorgeous elephant shrew

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How much weight can a horse carry? Horses can comfortably carry about 15-25% of their body weight.

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from The Telegraph

Cars

Windy Cloudy road to nowhere and everywhere

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from survivallife.com

Tornado Survival Tips: How to Survive Natural Disasters

Tornado Survival Tips: How to Survive Natural Disasters by Survival Life at http://survivallife.com/2015/05/25/tornado-survival-tips-how-to-survive-natural-disasters

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