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Donna DesRoches

Kathleen Krull's Giants of Science Series - 0 views

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    "I like to think of my new Giants of Science books as the "anti-Eureka" series. These are biographies of real human beings that show how scientific discovery is never a revelation arriving in a single, mind-blowing flash."
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    this is an amazing series that would fit in well with our curriculum
Donna DesRoches

YouTube - Using Gale's Global Issues in Context - Article Options - 0 views

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    an overview about and how to use Global Issues in Context
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    you could use this video at a staff meeting to demonstrate all the features of Global Issues in Context
Donna DesRoches

Utterly Unrefined: There's nothing more compelling than books on gunk and muck - 0 views

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    "Poop Happened! A History of the World from the Bottom Up (Walker, 2010). "
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    Would you hold your student's attention with a book talk about poop? How many copies would you need to have on hand for circulation after the talk?
Donna DesRoches

Poop Happened!: A History of the World from the Bottom Up: Amazon.ca: Sarah Albee: Books - 1 views

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    "History finally comes out of the water-closet in this exploration of how people's need to relieve themselves shaped human development from ancient times to the present. Throughout time, the most successful civilizations were the ones who realized that everyone poops, and they had better figure out how to get rid of it! From the world's first flushing toilet invented by ancient Minoan plumbers to castle moats in the middle ages that used more than just water to repel enemies, Sarah Albee traces human civilization using one revolting yet fascinating theme."
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    kids would enjoy this title
Donna DesRoches

The Great Motion Mission: A Surprising Story of Physics in Everyday Life: Amazon.ca: Co... - 0 views

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    a nice fiction supplement to the middle years science curriculum
Donna DesRoches

Field Trip Earth - 7 views

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    Field Trip Earth focuses on field-based wildlife conservation research projects ongoing around the world. Some of the projects are "live," meaning that research activities, and one or more research scientists, are currently active in the field. These projects are featured prominently on the site
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    this site is worth adding to your elementary and middle years science pages
Donna DesRoches

National Geographic Young Explorer (Student Magazine) - May 2010 - 4 views

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    listen and read along with these National Geographic articles for young readers.
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    these would make a great addition to primary web pages - have a listen to some of the issues
Donna DesRoches

6 Free Websites for Learning and Teaching Science - 3 views

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    "check out one of these six websites that offer information on the sciences."
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    it may be useful to post each of these sites on the library web page individually - senior high sciences
Donna DesRoches

6th Grade Treasure Trove/Electricity - 3 views

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    Welcome to our online Electricity theme! It is based on the Provincial Science and Technology Document for Ontario Teachers of Grade 6, and is classified under the strand, "Energy and Control". The following resource has been developed for both teachers and students. It is our intention that these resources will also appeal to schools around the world!
Donna DesRoches

Biomes of the World - 2 views

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    great info about biomes
Donna DesRoches

NASA - NASA eClips™ - 2 views

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    NASA eClips™ are short, relevant educational video segments. These videos inspire and engage students, helping them see real world connections. New video segments are produced weekly exploring current applications of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The programs are produced for targeted audiences: K-5, 6-8, 9-12 and the general public.
Donna DesRoches

Interactives - 2 views

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    simulations in all subject areas
Donna DesRoches

GirlTalk Radio - 1 views

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    GirlTalk Radio is an innovative program of the Girls, Math & Science Partnership. GirlTalk is a mentoring initiative that encourages girls to explore science, math, engineering and technology - in their own words. GirlTalk Radio consists of a series of interviews with women scientists, conducted by girls ages 11 - 16, making their debuts as Pittsburgh radio hosts!
Krista Nickell

National Geographic - 1 views

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    A great website that contains videos and information on environmental issues.
Donna DesRoches

William Kamkwamba, author, "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind," and Malawi Windmill Maker - 0 views

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    William's blog - starting at 14, rather than accept his fate, William started borrowing books from a small community lending library located at his former primary school. He borrowed an 8th grade American textbook called Using Energy, which depicted wind turbines on its cover. He decided to build a windmill to power his family's home and obviate the need for kerosene, which provided only smoky, flickering, distant and expensive light after dark.
Donna DesRoches

WHOPOOPED.ORG - 0 views

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    a cool interactive site about animal digestion... have fun!
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