Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium, host of PBS's Nova, frequent guest of John Stewart and Stephen Colbert, and all around science badass.
FREE. Backyard Ecology: An Ecological Assessment of Your Neck of the Woods. This is the first assignment that I give my students when starting my unit on ecology and the environment. This thought-provoking activity requires the student to work through a series of questions about their local environment and their efforts to protect and conserve it. Enjoy!
Lord Howe Island Stick Insect hatching by Zoos Victoria. In a world first, zookeeper Rohan Cleave captured the amazing hatching process of a critically endangered Lord Howe Island Stick Insect at Melbourne Zoo. The eggs incubate for over 6 months and until now the hatching process has never been witnessed. If you didn't see it you wouldn't believe it could fit in that egg! Find out more at www.zoo.org.au/...
Hmm... interesting... Free web-based program to send updates to parents and students via text message. They subscribe online and you don't ever have to know their phone numbers and they never have to know yours. Great way to keep kids updated.
Left brain: I am the left brain. I am a scientist. A mathematician. I love the familiar. I categorize. I am accurate. Linear. Analytical. Strategic. I am practical. Always in control. A master of words and language. Realistic. I calculate equations and play with numbers. I am order. I am logic. I know exactly who I am. Right brain: I am the right brain. I am creativity. A free spirit. I am passion. Yearning. Sensuality. I am the sound of roaring laughter. I am taste. The feeling of sand beneath bare feet. I am movement. Vivid colors. I am the urge to paint on an empty canvas. I am boundless imagination. Art. Poetry. I sense. I feel. I am everything I wanted to be.